The archaeological evidence of the existence of Atlantis
By: Enzo Sardellaro
Atlantis, Plato, and "The pillars of Hercules" Every now and then, Atlantis reappears from the depths of Atlantic Ocean in which Plato tells us had submerged. Some scholars and amateurs of archaeology exercised the research, often imaginative, on Atlantis. To be specific, let's set...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Going Postal" became a euphemism for an employee who has a psychotic break which culminates in violence that is generally aimed at the workplace. This is because much of the work of mail sorters simply drove them to increased inclinations toward psychotic breaks. Much has...
By: Joshua Simmet
The Elliott Wave Theory is a principle in economics that attempts to predict future prices and trends. The theory says that the trends form a pattern that, when graphed form waves, called Elliott waves. The principle is that the collective investor opinion shifts from optimism...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The major urban centers of the United States are the results of good decisions, good natural resources from surrounding lands and from topographical benefits, and good water. Most major cities in the US lie next to large bodies of water, lie along major waterways, navigable...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Both stereotyping and sociological hypothesis serve to form conclusions that are based on observations that, over time, appear to be reliable ways of predicting that an individual falls within a certain category of people, comes from a specific culture, is inclined to behave in a...
An overview of symbolic interactionism
By: D. Victor
The premise of symbolic interaction is that humans use symbols to understand and interact properly with natural and social world. Symbolic interactionism is a theory of social cognition, which models human interaction among significant concepts like identity, language, meaning, labeling and roles. Humans base their...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Social control mechanisms lead to social conformity or compliance with the dictates of society. An understanding of a society's social control mechanisms gives understanding of what constitutes social disorder in a particular era, place, or country. Members of a society may dress in similar fashion...
An overview of social identity theory
By: D. Victor
The premise of the social identity concept is that individuals partially derive their self-concepts from membership in social groups. George Mead introduced the social basis for self-definition around 1934, thus setting a base for the development of social identity theory. Henri Tajfel and John Turner...
An overview of the Fundamental Attribution Error
By: D. Victor
The fundamental attribution error is one of several attribution biases that systematically distort attributions. Also known as the correspondence bias, the fundamental attribution error refers to the tendency of observers to make internal attributions (attributing cause to the actors' motives, attitudes or actions) when perceiving...
Heisenberg's principle of uncertainty and life in the real world
By: R Shimoda
To most readers, the Heisenberg's Principle of Uncertainty is a mysterious term that means nothing. For those with a background in particle physics, it is an interesting equation that shows the relationship between the actual velocity of a given electron and its exact location in...

 

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