By: Elizabeth M Young
For the combat soldier, the most difficult aspect of transitioning to civilian life is the absence of a very strange phenomena: chaos under conditions of order. The combat soldier, having been subjected to repeated and extreme conditions where complete chaos occurs, but armed with training...
By: Cody Hodge
Have you ever wondered what the difference between sociology and psychology is? That is a good question, and on the surface the two subjects seem to be very similar. In a lot of ways they are similar in what exactly they are studying, but how...
What is biological psychology?
By: Princess Kay
WHAT IS BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY Biological Psychology, also known as Behavioural Neuroscience looks at the relationship the brain has with the mind, consciousness and behaviour and their integration. The human brain has been the centre of fascination since 1955, when physicist Albert Einstein died leaving his...
The psychology behind the case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
By: Dean Traylor
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde may well be "very strange". Robert Louis Steven's famous story of split personalities and suppressed aggression is one of his most entertaining tales. However, there may be more than a moral tale of good and evil...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Anthropologists have been under the criticism of other social scientists because they have eschewed quantitative analysis and have focused on the "normal" systems that form and endure through societies that are considered "different" or "exotic. Deviance is traditionally treated as a side issue, when treated...
By: Cody Hodge
One of the hardest things to admit to ourselves is that we do have limitations. Some of us are short, some of us are fat, some of us really can't do well in math, or can't write an essay to save their life. It might...
By: Emily Malcome
Life itself is enough to fear. Fear of loosing everything we have worked hard for, fear of loosing a loved one to death or divorce, or through choices that may take those away from us. Death is truly unknown and through being human anything...
Violent behavior: Born or raised?
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
There are many factors that come into play when it comes to violent behaviour. Whether or not violent behaviour is inherent within us when we are born, or whether it is learned as we are raised, is something that still occupies the minds of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Conversion to perspectives that are considered "deviant" requires some description of "deviance". When many Catholics who preceded Martin Luther protested the sale of religious indulgences, wars broke out, people were tortured and put to death, and it took centuries for a reform movement to gain...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Bob Zimmerman
Some people live life as if it were a gift, enjoying every moment of it to its fullest. Others live their lives carefully, trying to avoid every possible threat their paranoid mind can imagine. Some are afraid of death, and others like myself have no...

 

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