Understanding the state of consciousness
By: Steve Marshall
What is consciousness? Where does it exist and reside? Has it got, or does it possess different states of itself?Is it correct that consciousness only exists in the moment of now? Anything outside of now is unconsciousness. To be more conscious, and to embrace...
Exploring the relationship between borderline personality disorder and parental bonding
By: Kelly Mastanduno
Borderline Personality Disorder is too often a misunderstood and under diagnosed mental illness. Like most mental illnesses, there is questionable debate over how it works and why it develops. While there is some research that supports the possibility that it may be genetic, most research...
Ethical issues in research
By: Darren James Bighetty
When decisions are made about the effect of a drug towards the human body, the research first is scrutinized by people, who have a ethical perspective on their religious beliefs, that the group holds as an authority in the decisions of the masses. With or...
By: Marit Bayeur
sexual personhoodI wish my sex was separate from my person.But it's not. It's hopelessly intertwined, and this is constantly frustrating. My physical cravings are so overpowering that they usurp my 'presence' in the world. And by presence I mean what I consider to be...
The definition of human factors
By: John Cowley
Human factors', is a phrase most frequently used by politicians and commentators when attempting to account for some otherwise inexplicable situation. How often have we heard explanations that go something like this?"The measures that we put into place would have worked perfectly had it...
Why human beings learn best through experience
By: L. Woodrow Ross
We have all heard the saying that "experience is the best teacher". We may not have stopped to consider why this might be the case.There are numerous ways to learn. We have constant exposure to the media, we attend formal educational facilities, we read...
Why we procrastinate and how to stop
A day in the life of a procrastinator starts out with confidence, hope and optimism of a new day. What soon follows......... is a ticking clock, urgent tasks waiting to be conquered and nothing accomplished.What makes taking the bull by the horns, sort to...
Will the Written Word ever Die
By: Cody Hodge
It is hard to believe, or at least at this point in time, it is hard to imagine that the written word will ever truly die. Even in 2008 there are still many roadblocks when it comes to eliminating the written word. First off, there...
Will Written Text Survive as a Medium
By: Patrick Sills
I am employed by a newspaper. No, I'm not on the writing staff. I deliver bundles to businesses and foot carriers to the tune of some 1100 each night. On Sundays, this increases to around 1400. My employer has around 28,000 subscribers, which is...
Human facial expressions and the message they convey
By: John Cowley
Human facial expressions are controlled by a series of paired muscles which can manipulate elastic features such as shape of the lips and the orientation of the eye balls and eye sockets. These features have become so much a part of our everyday lives they...
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