Kenneth Good and the Yanomami
By: Nancy Fuentes
For decades the Yanonami, a group native to the rainforests between Brazil and Venezuela, have welcomed anthropologists onto their lands and, in return, have received broken promises from researchers. Around forty years ago, American researchers acquired consent from the Yanonami to collect blood samples...
Biggest disasters that were caused by mankind
By: Shelly Barclay
Ever since the dawn of the human species, mankind has left his mark upon the Earth. Early humans were hunters and gatherers. Unfortunately many species of wildlife have been hunted to extinction to feed man's ever growing appetite. In modern times mankind's imprint on this...
By: Kris Koments
Regrettably, the desecrating effects of this global crisis replenished with famine, drought and malady is not unfamiliar. We hear reports of deprivation, see the dying corpses of those a million miles away and absently look on as lifeless eyes bleed their pain into our dining...
Book reviews: Status, What It Is and How to Achieve It, by Philippa Davies
By: Tomm Swords
Everyone, and I mean everyone wants to have some sort of status. They want to be higher up in the pecking order. Even if they are the in the lowest stratum of society, they will want to have a position of regard over their...
Basic sociological concepts: Society, culture and social structure
By: Ronald Perez
Order and Chaos Look at any system from a certain angle and it appears to be nothing more than chaos; look at it from another angle and it appears to be order. If we stand back far enough, everything appears to be working in unison...
Coping with criticism
By: Jesse Southerlin
This article is directed at students of psychology dealing with criticism in a constructive manner. Although geared towards a specific field of study, anyone can implement the ideas expressed throughout. Everyone has to deal with criticism, but not everyone knows how to use it...
By: Paul Schingle
Ah, the old nature versus nurture conundrum rears its head again. I would think, especially among people with a psychology background, that most would agree that it is some combination of innate factors and learned behavior that causes certain people to be violent. Where...
By: Elizabeth M Young
One of the most frustrating pursuits has been the attempt to find commonality of behavioral patterns, motivational causes, past history and other features of serial killers. But one clear distinction among serial killers is their pattern of organization or disorganization. This is determined at the...
By: G E Barr
Evolution In Common Terms Evolution is the survival and betterment of an organism, individually and/or collectively either by intellect or genetics, and both are adaptations brought about by events of fight or flight. Intellectual evolution has been occuring at a great pace, despite the oppressive...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Hate groups are as any dysfunctional group. The participants must make livings at workplaces that may not tolerate them expressing their true natures. Hate groups are active and functioning in the military, which is wrongly believed to be a sacred and well controlled segment of...

 

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