Archaeological sites: Jenne-jeno
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Archaeological Sites: Jenne-jeno The archaeological site of Jenne-jeno in modern day Mali, offers us great insight to the West African way of life and the impact of the trans-Saharan trade by the North African Arabs. Jenne-jeno emerged around the 3rd century BCE and by the...
By: Cody Hodge
What does survival of the fittest mean? Survival of the fittest was a phrase that was coined to describe why some species were able to surive, and why others didn't. Why did some species develop the traits necessary to continue living where they were, and...
By: Cody Hodge
Is it better to hold back your feelings, or just starting crying when you are hurt. This is an interesting question because while one reaction certainly is easier, it isn't necessarily the best option. Meanwhile, the other option is harder, but it could be the...
Morals and ethics: Decisions of character or social behavior?
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
Decisions of character or social behavior can be somewhat sloppily divided into two different categories. When we make decisions, especially those we deem important, we depend on both parts of our innermost predictors of behavior - morals and ethics. Each has its own characteristics and...
The psychology of why people dwell on the past
By: Carol Gioia
Dwelling on the past is often considered a shortcoming. The individual recounting events and circumstances from days gone by will be advised to let it go, and live in the moment. In reality, reliving the past can serve useful purpose. It can be therapeutic...
How children learn the world is a scary place
By: Dolly DeVonderland
A learned and much needed sense of fear can be a strong first defense against threats, but when a child views the world as a scary place, something has gone awry. The cold hard fact that yes, there are some hurtful beings in existence who...
By: D. Victor
It may be tempting to think that some terms used in language are synonyms; that it is a case of 'six of one and half a dozen of the other'. The difference between the terms 'crazy' and 'eccentric' may seem like a trivial issue...
What is mind mapping?
By: P. Payne
Mind mapping is a graphical way to get your thoughts and ideas out of your head to better understand concepts and ideas. The creative method aids in note taking and organizing thoughts by making a map of ideas.The concept is widely used in schools...
An overview of archaeological sub-disciplines
By: Egon Lass
EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY Experimental Archaeology is the carefully controlled replication of ancient processes and behaviors during the use or manufacture of material culture. It would include flint knapping - the making of stone tools that are similar to ancient ones - and then using them for...
Introduction to landscape archaeology
By: David Colello
For most people, the only archeology they come across is in movies such as Jurassic Park or Indiana Jones. The image is of scientists carrying out painstaking searches for ancient artifacts. Whether by carefully excavating fossils over the course of weeks and months, or...

 

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