Introduction to the Stone Age
By: Ken Mowbray
Introduction to the Stone Age: Why is this significant?The Stone Age is really the start of the archaeological record, at least in the sense that is only stones that have been manipulated into useful tools are what scientists find when they dig in "archaeologically...
The different types of psychology theories
By: Hasten Belle
Foundations of PsychologyThe study of human behavior has interested philosophers and medical doctors for centuries. It was not until late in the 19th century that a decision was made to study the behavior and emotions of the human being in a scientific setting. In 1879...
By: G E Barr
SMARTNESS INDICATORSAccording to PISA, which is an organization interested in the education of the most intelligent people in the world, Hong Kong is numero uno when it comes to mathematics. Finland cannot be beat when it comes to Reading Literacy and Science. Interestingly, South Korea...
Language and Culture which came first
By: Rosemary Redfern
Language is the use we make of sounds to name things and express ideas. Over time and with the movement of groups of people, these names have diverged and language has become more complex to incorporate abstract concepts.Culture is how the community we live...
When weekend drinking means alcoholism
By: Indie Flower
Ahhh Friday afternoon approaches and the weekend has arrived! Therefoe the treacherous slog of the working week comes to a close. Usually in Britain it's a common law procedure to go for the after work obligatory drink to quench the stresses, and put the office...
Introduction to Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs
By: simonthescribe
Abraham Maslow's model of human needs, showing a motivating hierarchy' has been a strong influence in several sectors of our culture since the 1950's. It is used in advertising to predict and manipulate needs and motivations, in health and social services as a sort of...
When science and technology does more harm than good
By: Debbie Luyo
The story of Lysenkoism is a cautionary tale. In the early days of the Soviet Union a scientist named Trofim Denisovich Lysenko committed a fraud that brought terrible harm to that country's scientific community. He claimed that he could increase crop yields for the starving...
How to control your anger
By: Jonathan Young
Anger is an ironic emotion. It starts with irritation at a lack of control, then gradually becomes a more and more controlling force of its own. Whatever initially provoked the anger is then eclipsed by anger itself, to the point that one has no choice...
Determining your IQ
By: Duncan Kelly
What Is IQ And How Is It Worked Out ?Most people know that IQ is a measure of how clever a person is, but what is it exactly, and how is it calculated?It all started with a french psychologist named Alfred Binet in 1905...
Identifying and dealing with negative people
By: D. P. Noe
One of my most challenging aspects of my job as a nursing manager is dealing with negative behaviors. It takes skill and patience to effectively handle the challenging employee who puts a negative spin on everything. My own personal rule is never to ignore negative...

 

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