By: Morgan Carlson
The key to controlling anger is the ability to recognize it for what it is. If you don't even know your enemy, you'll never be more than its pawn. Understand what triggers your anger, measure its shape, its severity, and its duration before doing anything...
Why it's important to stop living in the past
By: Morgan Carlson
People live in the past because that's where their thoughts are. Whether those thoughts are focused to one area in particular or a whole range of reasoning, it is an issue of self evaluation or comfortable living. Because it is the past, people are more...
By: Cody Hodge
Why are there cities? Well, when humans first evolved, they were mostly a society of hunter-gatherers, and were highly nomadic in nature. They had to be, because for the longest time, we were just living off what the land gave us, just like any other...
Overview: The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
By: Billy B. Bob
Human Language: Edward Sapir, Benjamin Whorf, and Noam ChomskyEdward Sapir was a proponent of linguistic relativity. Linguistic relativity can be best summarized as follows: "The worlds in which different societies live are distinct worlds, not merely the same world with different labels attached" (Bonvillain, 2008)...
By: Janet Dunn
What causes a person to become a criminal? Who is to blame? Most people like to put the blame on the parents. Many of us have heard the expressions, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, or they're a product of their environment. These...
Are people with a vivid imagination ... crazy?
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
Those who are intrigued by the workings of the human mind may ponder this question: Are people with a vivid imagination crazy? When children are young, parents and siblings may tell them they have way too vivid an imagination for their own good whenever the...
By: Rosemary Redfern
Anger is usually taken to be an unpleasant trait full of negative aspects. Expressing anger in our society is not considered polite because it makes others uncomfortable. The circumstances which created the anger may have made them uncomfortable as well. The person who gets angry...
Defining and explaining bipedalism
By: Billy B. Bob
Bipedalism in Humans and ChimpanzeesHumans exhibit habitual bipedalism. Chimps, on the other hand, exhibit facultative bipedalism. This simply means that a chimp can walk bipedaly for short distances, if needed. Humans are obligate bipeds. Due to our upright form of locomotion, this creates anatomical differences...
Sahelanthropus tchadensis
By: Billy B. Bob
Sahelanthropus tchadensis: Milford Wolpoff and Michel BrunetMilford Wolpoff and Michel Brunet were both published in Nature in regard to the evolutionary significance of Sahelanthropus tchadensis. Despite the species' small canines, reduced prognathism, and supraorbital torus, it remains clear to Wolpoff that Sahelanthropus was not bipedal...
Introduction to archaeological science
By: Billy B. Bob
Relative Dating at SterkfonteinThere are two types of dating in anthropology. The first is absolute dating, "which ties a fossil or artifact to an absolute time scale in years" (Conroy, 2005). It can also be referred to as chronometric dating. Absolute dating involves the analysis...

 

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