By: The Historian
In our post-industrial economy, intelligence is a characteristic that is extremely important for success. There is a strong correlation between IQ scores and performance in school and work. All other factors being equal, those with a high IQ score are more likely to get ahead...
By: Pat Lunsford
Verbal abuse can be just as damaging as mental abuse. When a person is being abused verbally, it affects them mentally. The child who suffers verbal abuse during their entire childhood, usually ends up in a verbally abusive relationship because they have been convinced that...
By: Alan Sullivan
Attention has four functions, divided attention, vigilance and signal detection, search and selective attention. Selective attention and vigilance will be addressed as well as an exploration of how Guided Search Theory is supported by search and selective attention (Sternberg, 2003). Comparisons to research conducted by...
By: Pat Lunsford
Extrasensory perception (ESP) is indeed real, however, the dramas on television featuring ESP are a little out there for me. While I don't believe what I consider an exaggerated form of ESP, I have personally experienced second sight and no matter what anyone says, I...
By: Pierre Khazen
Roots of Cognitive-behavioural approachesCognitive-behavioural approaches are based on empirical work. They believe that we can use animal behaviour, to learn more about human behaviour.Pavlov initiated experiments on dogs in which a bell would be rung and then the food is provided. As this behaviour...
By: Lonnette Harrell
"When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long, and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."I was reading through random blogs this evening, and I found this quote. It's...
By: Pam Uher
Tolkien's "hobbits" ('homo floresienes'' - in the scientific community) were a real species. Two new studies support the view that a very small (3 foot or so tall) species of humans exisited eons ago. Anthropologists and paleontologist researchers have been having a rabid debate over...
By: Steve Lussing
In the Scientific American article of October, 2007 titled How Does Consciousness Happen? neuroscientists Christof Koch and Susan Greenfield discuss independent theories on the nature of consciousness. The synopsis introducing the article on the content pages of that month's issue amounts to a compelling definition...
By: Pat Lunsford
How can you tell if you are a verbal, physical, or an emotional abuser? Surely if you were any kind of abuser, you would know it, right?There are people who abuse others every day, and don't even realize it. They may realize it to...
By: Jacque E
Love: A cure for what ails you.For anyone that knows me and my views on mother's in-law then you're sure to know that I have had my fair share of problems with them. Two years ago now, she came down with a mysterious illness...

 

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