How does psychological projection affect relationships?
By: Bob Trowbridge
For my money, Freud’s defense mechanism of projection is possibly the most brilliant and useful idea he ever came up with. Psychological projection affects all of our relationships. Furthermore, it affects every aspect of our life, both small and great. The idea of psychological...
How family roles have changed since the sixtiies
By: Adeyinka Olugbade
As a social unit consisting of kith and kin related folks, the family is by far the oldest human institution on earth. Its relevance in today’s world speaks volume of the rich endurance and innate survival intelligence with which it had outlived other forms...
Are vivid dreams caused by an overactive imagination?
By: Bob Trowbridge
There are many reasons for vivid dreams and no one knows all of them by a long shot. No one knows if an overactive imagination affects dreams nor even just an active imagination. Our dreams are affected by our daily actions as well as our...
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The Significance of Accelerator Dating in Archaeological Method and Theory Radiocarbon dating is an important feature in archaeology; for over 35 years, there have been two types of counting systems. The first was developed by Libby and featured a screen-wall Geiger counter and a sample...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Discounted utility is a term that describes the way in which people place more or less value on a reward. In discounted utility, time is the major element. Future or past reward is valued differently, and generally more, than the present or immediate reward. The...
Mood disorders: Introduction to bipolar disorders
By: Shannon Richey
I’m sure we can all think of times when we’ve mistaken one thing for something else. Coke and Pepsi are both brown sodas and look exactly alike in a glass, for instance. However, unlike grabbing the wrong soda, confusing a mental illness for...
Is Cryptozoology a Valid Science
By: Lenna Gonya
As much as I would like to say yes, cryptozoology is not yet a real science, in the sense that it has not been recognized by the scientific community.As unfair as it seems, what is considered valid in this world is most often determined...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Every ten years, the US Census Bureau conducts an exhaustive census of the American population. This collection of information is surprisingly very brief and includes only basic information about people and housing in the United States. But the Census bureau actually collects far more detailed...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sigmund Freud discussed mob behavior as a process that is different from individual behavior. When in a crowd, people will behave differently than they would when alone. There is a joining of ways of thinking into a similar way of thinking for the individuals as...
Thoughts on sound barriers and road rage
By: Marilyn Martin
Freeway sound barriers are one of those good-ideas-gone-bad. I live near a freeway which is being rebuilt with sound barriers. The traffic noise isn't reduced, as much as it just shifts to a different level of noise. Instead of hearing vehicles zooming by as a...

 

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