Theories about how society influences behavior
By: Rebecca Granado
Of course, society influences behavior. Society is made up of individuals who possess likes and dislikes. What is society anyway? Society is an output of social systems and structures which institutionalize us. We may not like to think of being institutionalized, but marriage is an...
Archaeological finds that changed our views of history
By: Kris Kennedy
The Unlimited Hydroplane Races several years brought an archaeological discovery that has changed history. The archaeological discoveries, Kennewick Man, expanded the discussion of Native Americans History. The discovery added to the question of whether Europeans came to the new world several thousands of years earlier...
Language
By: Jose Nuno Gomes
All social beings need to communicate and use language, even if it's a very basic language. Dogs communicate through many kinds of language, for instance. They bark, move, run, etc to show if they're happy, hungry, sad, etc. That is a form of language for...
Change and how people deal with it
By: Qiana Brown
Why is change so hard? We all want to do it. Whether we like to admit it or not, we all have one or two things about ourselves that we want to change. It's human nature to want to grow, to get better, to be...
A psychological look into serial killers
By: Elizabeth Kells
Serial killers have always been a fascination for many people; including me, which is the reason I have read everything I can find on them. Most of us love to listen to all the gory details of there murders. However, I prefer to focus on...
By: Salvatore Oliva
BOTHHuman NatureDifferent levels of violence are inherent in each and every one of us, regardless of culture, generation or nationality. Violence is part of human nature and it is sometimes released early on in life rather than later. There are many levels of violence from...
Why a human being needs solitude
By: Lael Clapp
Solitude is a place I go. It is the calming flow of a body of water, or the wind moving through the pine trees outside. It is a small cabin on a wooded mountainside, or a deserted beach with a cooling breeze. Solitude is physical...
How you know if you need to see a psychiatrist
By: Lael Clapp
I was twenty-four years old when I was diagnosed with a mental illness, bipolar disorder. What preceded those few normal looking words, was a year of hellish trauma that involved a trip over the edge of sanity into a black hole of irrationality, psychotic breaks...
By: Tami Port MS
The word "psychopath," typically brings to mind names like Ted Bundy and John Gacy. But these examples are extreme. Psychopathic traits are more common than you think. * What Is Psychopathy? * There is much misunderstanding surrounding the term "psychopathy." At one time...
Exploring extrasensory perception (ESP)
By: David Ball
E.S.P or Extrasensory Perception is defined as the "ability to perceive in the absence of ordinary sensory information" (Kassin, 2004, p. 123). It basically states that a person may have special powers like telling the future. Many psychologists believe such phenomenon like ESP...

 

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