The masks people wear to reveal who they are
By: Xen
Dress Rehearsal Being Goddesses I try to exit the dance floor again, moving against the tide of people at 80s Night. In front of me is a drag queen I've seen a few times, originally at a GLTB mixer in Poughkeepsie (he was one of...
Biography: Margaret Meade
By: Remy Gr
Margaret Mead was the most renowned anthropologist of the twentieth century who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 16, 1901. She grew up there in a liberal intellectual atmosphere. Her father, Edward Sherwood Mead, was a professor in the Wharton School of Finance and...
Healthy ways to express anger
By: Joyce Good Henderson
Anger is an emotion many people fear because they haven't learned effective ways to control it. Experiencing anger is a healthy sign and a normal part of living. Six simple steps can be used to learn to express anger constructively. Be aware of your emotions...
What is evolution?
By: F.J. Foster
Evolution as presented today, is a myth. Surprised? Small wonder. The modern myth-makers have worked hard to muddy the waters, and overall, they've done well. It isn't easy to see through the muck, when it's all that's been taught for decades. Over the past...
Introduction to forensic psychology
By: Claire Hulott
When Psychology meets Criminology FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGYThe study of humans and animals through experimentation and observation of results is known as psychology. Though grouped under one main heading, psychology covers many areas relating to the brain, it's thought processes and reactions to the exterior environments. The...
Different phobias explained
By: S Morris
There are many different kinds of phobias and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, 15 million Americans over the age of 18 suffer from a social anxiety. That number rises to 19.2 million for specific phobias, which is 8.7 percent of...
The psychology of why people dwell on the past
By: Adele Gregory
It's been likened to another country. But as destinations go, the past is better for a visit than a place to dwell. Ruminating on what has gone before can be like wandering barefoot through a field strewn with tacks; it's difficult to carry on too...
Thoughts on sound barriers and road rage
By: Lauraine Andren
"Sound Barriers and Road Rage" Sound barriers protect the homes along our roadways from excessive noise from the traffic. They do work on noise reduction but seem to contribute to road rage in the areas where noise suppressors are used. Road rage has been around...
Book reviews: The Romantic Economist, by Richard Bronk
By: Magda DH
An original and more revolutionary than it gives itself credit for critique of the standard neo-classical economics, this volume draws inspiration from the thinkers and writers of Romanticism in order to improve the breadth, depth and validity of economic theorising. Breathtakingly erudite and remarkably...
The evidence of animistic thought from the Paleolithic
By: Bob Seery
To our prehistoric forebearers the workings of nature were an unassailable mystery. The elements of the world were soon given names and personalised; attributed human-like properties perhaps originally more out of deference to the unknown than anything else, and then, because their lives depended so...

 

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