By: Elizabeth M Young
The prominent feature of these disorders is the repeatedly inability to stop behaving impulsively, or to resist the desire for short term satisfaction from behaviors and actions that result in great long term loss or harm. Like other psychological disorders there is an inability to...
How the field of archaeology evolved
By: Colleen Mart
During the 6th century B.C., the last emperor of Babylon, Nabonidus, conducted a rudimentary form of archaeology. He traveled to the outmost edges of his empire in order to excavate and study old temples and retrieve antiquities. By studying the artifacts he attempted to...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The social media is a powerful social, economic and political force that forms to participate in disaster response, which consists of various levels and types of support for the different time zones of the disaster. Initially, information and human contact are the immediate needs. Bloggers...
By: Elizabeth M Young
In 1982, Mancur Olsen conducted a detailed evaluation of the factors that go into the decline or rise of nations, presenting some compelling arguments for the natural tendencies of groups and coalitions, whether small or massive, to fall apart after a while. His first argument...
By: Elizabeth M Young
In 1982, Mancur Olsen conducted a detailed evaluation of the factors that go into the decline or rise of nations, presenting some compelling arguments for the natural tendencies of groups and coalitions, whether small or massive, to fall apart after a while. His first argument...
By: Gabe
To be conscious means to be aware. Understanding the state of consciousness is a bit tricky. Any intellectual understanding of it pulls you away from the actual experience and back into the unconscious illusions of the mind. So, to truly understand the state of consciousness...
The "Broken Window" crime theory
By: Ben Hughes
The “Broken Windows” theory is based on the idea that disorderly behaviour breeds bad behaviour and fixing it at its basic level can help prevent crime. It concerns the prevention of minor disorder before it can escalate into major crime and promotes the idea...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Emile Durkheim was born in 1858 in Epinal in Lorraine, France. He was the son of French Jews of a devout nature: his father, grandfather and great-grandfather were rabbis. His father was the chief rabbi of the Vosages and the Haute Marine and his mother...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The DSM-IV TR identifies many impulse control disorders. Some of them involve self defeating, strange, socially unacceptable, or self destructive behavior. Others involve legal, but socially unacceptable acts which escalate to an inability to comply with the law when impulses take over. Whether the law...
Difference between theory and hypothesis
By: D. Vogt
In popular discussions of science, terms such as theory, hypothesis, and even fact are often used quite loosely; in terms of scientific method and philosophy, however, these words actually carry their own specific meanings. In this case, the fundamental difference between a "theory," on...

 

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