By: Elizabeth M Young
When defining the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Psychology, it is clear that some mixing and melding of the fields occur. But there are definitive statements that describe the different areas of human life and existence that are distinctive to each field. Anthropology involves the...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Organizational behavior, organization, and activity has been a major area of study for psychologists, economists, and sociologists for over a century, with a growth in interest and concentration in the past fifty years. Beginning with classifications of the types of organizations, study of the ways...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Jazz is a form of expression that is purely American, particularly African American in origin. It is a form of musical expression that is more sophisticated than the folk tunes and blues tunes that preceded it, since many jazz musicians were formally trained musicians before...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The idea of normal behavior, normal belief, and normal ways of conducting oneself through life, comes from several sources. For individuals, a regular and dependable set of experiences with cause and effect can lead to behavior that is geared toward actions which lead to positive...
The relationship between cultural values and cultural norms
By: Elizabeth M Young
We take showers, put on clothes, fix our hair, and floss and brush our teeth before we go out into public. We also take showers with a wild range and variety of choices in products, wear clothes of differing style and quality, fix our hair...
What is synchronicity?
By: Geoffrey Schmitt
Synchronicity is a term first used by Carl Jung. He created it to name the unique phenomena of a coincidence between physical realty and events in the unconscious mind. I experienced one rather humorous example. It occurred in a workshop on Jungian Dream Interpretation...
Identifying and dealing with negative people
By: Stella Kaye
Negative people don't need a great deal of identifying they are just there like a festering carbuncle on an otherwise perfect complexion. Where a positive person will see an idyllic scene of rainbows and Elysian Fields, all the negative person notices are storm clouds...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Hard coded and intractable racism in the United States comes from several institutional sources: Religions that foment beliefs about the comparative superiority of one race over another; communities, companies, clubs and organizations that have historically maintained racist structures and social construct; and schools in...
By: Elizabeth M Young
This thought provoking title causes a writer to prioritize the power of each perspective in setting the constructs for evaluating poverty and it's effects on child development. In this sense, culture, society, and psychology can be discussed in terms of their effect on the individual's...
By: Megan Stoddard
Behavior considered deviant today may be socially acceptable after another generation or two, and normal within another generation after that. This has certainly been true over the course of the twentieth century, and may be no less true in the twenty-first. At the turn...

 

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