How molestation survivors function in society
By: M. J. Joachim
Understanding the Personality of Molestation Survivors It is a violation that cannot easily be overcome, as it reaches to the very core of your soul, haunting you for the rest of your life. Coping is not something you do, surviving is the only answer. You...
Organized versus disorganized serial killers
By: Gillian Taber
The FBI was responsible for both the term 'serial killer' and for the development of the theory of organized/disorganized typography relating to serial killers. This came under the field of criminal profiling made so famous today by TV shows such as Criminal Minds. The theory...
The history of glass making
By: Jess Howe
Glass making has a fascinating history, which I'll show you here.THE BEGINNINGProbably, the first glass was obsidian, a volcanic rock which is translucent and would have been easy to find. There is for instance evidence that in Turkey in the Middle Paleolithic, it was...
By: Pamela A Mertz
My cheese keeps moving and I don't like it. I get used to my cheese being in a certain place and that's where I expect it to be when I look for cheese. Change is an inevitable part of life, but still, most of...
Biography: Claude Levi-Strauss
By: Rhonda Allen
Claude Gustav Levi-Strauss is social anthropologist who is best known for his contribution to the development of the theory of Structuralism in modern social anthropology. Levi-Strauss was born to French Jewish parents in 1908. His father was a painter, and Claude Levi-Strauss was born in...
Book reviews: The Future of an Illusion, by Sigmund Freud
By: Regan Payne
On a planet that seems fated to destroy itself one way or the other, the passion, manipulation and sometime fanaticism amongst religious communities seems as likely as any suspect to be the final nail drilled into an already tightly sealed-off coffin. Take that global...
Intelligence: Where it comes from and how you can develop it
By: Simonne Liberty
Intelligence in the heart. Some people have brains that are like chips in a computer. They have photographic memories and never forget a thing. What they see, read, or hear, is tattooed in their minds forever. They could compete on "Jeopardy," the television game...
How positive psychology acts as a more permanent solution to problems
By: Pavel Podolyak
Today's Psychology Has Roots in Studying Misery Instead of Success and is Thus Shunned as a Field Psychology is a very young field. It began to blossom productively once the power of the field's 19th century founding fathers declined. Psychology only started to integrate real...
Reframing your thoughts and the effects this has on positive thinking
By: Kaushik Guha
In the volumes written on positive thinking, one of the oft-mentioned skills is called reframing. It is a powerful skill in dealing with difficult situations. What is reframing? Simply put, it is the ability to put a positive spin or 'reframe' on an apparently challenging...
Archeological evidence suggest origins of 'first' Americans
By: Hilary Longstreet
Terrific Teeth: Dental Evidence for the Peopling of the Americas Origins The existence of the Americas and the question concerning the origins of the native inhabitants remains a fervently debated subject in American archaeology. Since the discovery of the Americas in 1492 scholars have...
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