Explaining the anthropology of race
By: Enzo Sardellaro
The "confusion" of human races The term "race" is used in Anthropology for purposes of classification, and to show groups of individuals that are distinguished from other groups for some common characters transmitted for heredity. In the 19th century the term was used mainly...
By: Evelina Robinson
Change in life is a way of improving yourself. Also it makes you aware of what you need to correct. Some people, or may I rephrase and say that most people do like changes. People become set in their old way of doing things. They...
Differences between sociology, anthropology, and psychology
By: Avril Defleurey
Sociology, anthropology and psychology are studies, theories and ideas involved the study of humankind. More often than not, the individual studies of either subject overlap slightly into one or the other. Therefore, they are the trinity to the study of man. To the untrained, social...
By: Michelle Wilkinson
Everybody knows that being overweight or obese is far from ideal, as carrying extra weight means individuals are putting their body under greater strain, which can have a negative impact on their health. An overweight person is more likely to experience bullying and discrimination, as...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The best construct for understanding the factors that make up the concept of "culture" was provided by Krober and Kluchohn (1952). Narrowing their sixteen definitions down to the most commonly used ones is even more helpful. There is "High Culture", which applies to the arts...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Psychologists insist that there are no studies that support our concern over strange human behavior during the full moon. But we know better! After all, we have folklore, urban myths, old spooky movies, and old wives tales that go back to the dawn of man...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It could be said that psychology looks at what is inside of the individual human mind, while sociology looks at the external and group mind of many individuals. Psychology students learn about the biological functions of the brain as they apply to behavior, personality, memory...
Understanding highly sensitive people
By: Robin Moynihan
If you have never heard the words "You are over sensitive, you need to toughen up", then chances are you are not a highly sensitive person. Those of us who are highly sensitive have either heard these or similar words many times throughout our...
How to interpret the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
By: Molly Froerer
The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV) is an IQ test that is given by psychologists and measures global intellectual functioning. It includes both verbal and nonverbal components. The average score for all tests and subtests is 100; thus, a score of over 100 is...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is easy to believe that there is a global society, given the ease with which we can communicate our values, ideas, and beliefs to most of the people of the world. We can view, listen to and read the values, ideas and beliefs of...

 

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