By: Bob Trowbridge
For my money, psychological projection is one of Sigmund Freud’s best ideas. It was refined and expanded by Carl Jung. I think it is so significant because projection is so ubiquitous in human beings. It is safe to say that we all do it...
Strangest phobias ever
By: Yelena Gertsenova
Humans have a lot to be afraid of. Even though we are more capable at protecting ourselves than perhaps any other species on the planet, we are also aware of more dangers. Add to that our extremely complex and capable mind, and we are bound...
Anthropological implications of corporations and individual rights
By: Yvonne Mcarthur
A Development Project with a Difference Rose Longwa from Ndolela Isimani, Tanzania was in the habit of boiling her water over firewood to purify it, and suffered badly from the smoke. Boiling the water was necessary since the village's source was a very dirty river-not...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Very recently there has been some very exciting news about the fate of the Neanderthals. Seems about 4% of the Human Genome is made up of Neanderthal genes. This means that in the past modern Humans also called Homo sapiens, or sometimes Cro-Magnon Man, interbreed...
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
By whose standards do people fail in life? By society's standards? By group or class standards? By individual standards? We can take a look at three kinds of people with three different ways of looking at failure in life. To some people who desire all...
The disappearance of the Anasazi
By: Nick Ford
The Anasazi were a native people that lived in an area bordered by Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. Although their territory corresponds to that occupied by the current Navajo Nation the Navajo and Anasazi never met. By the time the Navajo came to the...
By: Bob Trowbridge
The psychology of body image is highly impacted by culture and society. It is also impacted by time. The idea of what is beautiful in different cultures can vary widely. Some African cultures see beauty in exaggerated lips or extended necks. Others use extensive body...
Alternatives to getting psychological help
By: Sam E. Jones
Many people believe that the best course of action for those suffering from any sort of mental illness is to seek help from a psychologist or psychiatrist, or at the very least see a therapist. This may not be the case for all people though...
Not seeing ourselves as we really are: The role of rationalisation
By: Bob Trowbridge
Few of us see ourselves as we really are; not in terms of our physical body and not in terms of our personality. We may exaggerate our perception of the self in a positive direction or in a negative direction. These distorted self-perceptions can change...
What is culture shock?
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Have you ever tried going to another country and you cannot understand the language, there is a different taste in food, and different habits from yours, and other examples of what you might experience the first time you visit a country? Then you are experiencing...

 

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