By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
We all interact in various social worlds. Our social self is the impression we promote within our sometimes numerous groups, whether in an educational setting, family situation, church environment, committee, workplace, online chat room, or other social grouping. Members of the military interact among other...
By: Kristal Mcvicar
Why would one feel compelled to hold back the natural expression of an emotion? There are many reasons we cry; sometimes we are so happy we cry tears of joy, other times we are so sad we cry tears of pain and mourning. Then we...
By: Callie Gray
Title: Change Blindness in GendersIntroduction: Change blindness is defined as "the phenomenon where a person viewing a visual scene apparently fails to detect large changes in the scene", or more simply put the inability in visual perception to recognize change in an image. Researchers have...
By: Penina Waceke
KNOWING YOUR SELF-WORTHIn order to know your self-worth the understanding that you are here in the world as an individual is important. You have unique traits and you must use them to fulfill your purpose here on earth. Avoid comparing yourself with anyone else or...
Speculating on the connection between studying psychology and developing mental illness
By: Lael Clapp
I have not one but two mental illnesses. I don't generally introduce my writing in such a manner but I figure, "Why waste time?" If this is supposed to be about correlation between psychology and mental illness, let's get on with it.Of course...
By: Lael Clapp
SuicideSo here's a big scary topic...suicide.I believe, spending 80 percent of my time in one level of depression or another, qualifies my very opinionated commentary on suicide. I've spent a lot of time in the academic world and am generally quite amused at...
By: Calsue Murray
HOW WORDS HURTAmong the multitudes of things that we experience, early in life, is the pain that words spoken to us, or about us, can inflict upon us. Almost simultaneously, we learn that words spoken to other persons, or about other persons, can inflict pain...
By: Catherine Leahy
There are a number of distinct theoretical strands in the study of personality development. Most theorists break development down into specific stages which are typically progressive, this means that you must pass through one stage before you can get to the next. There are some...
By: Maurice Sassoon
Anthropology is the study of man - what he is like, how he lives and behaves and everything else about him. The word, anthropology, originates from the Greek word. anthropos, meaning"man" and logos. meaning "study." It is one of the most important, modern sciences...
By: Paiten Paul
Among younger people I've observed, there has been a single force which has weaseled its way into the mainstream thus only to become more prevalent as the years have gone by. Dyed black hair. Lip rings. Side swept bangs. Heavy gender neutral eye liner. Self...

 

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