Are you inner or outer directed?
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
What difference does it make whether you are inner or outer directed? Does how you are motivated really matter as long as you get the job done? Actually, if you are one of those individuals who has good intentions, but often doesn't follow through; the...
The inductive approach to cultural anthropology
By: Billy B. Bob
Franz Boas: Historical Particularism and the Concept of RaceFranz Boas (1858-1942) relied upon historical particularism to guide his thinking in regard to culture. Herbert Spencer and Lewis Morgan, on the other hand, focused on unilineal evolutionism. The differences between these opposing viewpoints in anthropology are...
Understanding the motivation of curiosity
By: Janette Peel
What is curiosity? Is it an involuntary drive that has engendered the survival of humanity, or a voluntary motivation to explore?Primitive human were driven by an insatiable desire to know and understand the world. This desire was curiosity, an emotion that motivated you to...
What is evolution?
By: Amanda Cook - 470195
Evolution=Theory. There are many theories including biblical and scientific. The one that is hardest to believe is evolution. There are those that believe that humans evolved from monkeys. According to Charles Darwin, who was an English naturalist. He had the idea that all species of...
By: G E Barr
How To Begin VentingFirst of all, one must realize who one is angry with, or what one is angry with. Lashing out at society in general is not healthy and will bring no relief. People who were damaged very young, usually by being lashed out...
Understanding dreams
By: Chris Allen
In the article, "Psychophysiological Correlates of Lucid Dreaming", Holzinger, LaBerge, and Levitan (2006) did a study on studying the electrophysiological differences between lucid and nonlucid dreaming in REM sleep. The study involved the experiences of seven men and four women during lucid sleep for two...
Archaeology today
By: Brooke Wolfe
Archaeology of Anatolia December 9th, 2003 3: Megarons in Ancient Anatolia (Modern day Turkey) The megaron is an architectural form surprisingly found to last throughout most of the historical ages in Anatolia. The fist evidence of it is in Chalcolithic Beycesultan (5500-3000) and the most...
By: Bridget Webber
When we cry our body releases healing chemicals to make us feel better. This is perhaps one of the most important reasons that we have the ability to cry at all. When we hold back our tears we prevent ourselves from benefiting from the natural...
Tips for choosing a psychology major
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
A few quick tips for choosing a psychology major may benefit the potential student. If a person has always had a particular leaning toward an area in this field, it may be one of the easier choices to be made. But many times, a student...
Cultural anthropology defined
By: Daniel J. Gansle
Cultural anthropology is an academic subfield of anthropology, a social science dedicated to the study of man. Literally translated, anthropology means the study of (-ology) humanity (anthropos).Many people are under the false notion that anthropologists simply study old bones and relate them to the...

 

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