Civil war in America: Could it happen again?
By: Bruno Korschek
There could have been several alternative titles to this article including - "The "Not So United" States of America", "Guess Who's (Not) Coming To Dinner," a spoof on an old movie title, or it could have been "What If The Federal Government Passed A...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
For people who are naturally self-confident then self-confidence within themselves may come easy enough. For those of us who are not, then the question of how to be more confident, and trusting of ourselves is always with us. Confidence within ourselves may never come easy...
By: Eloisa G.
The area we call Central America is synonymous with the term Mesoamerica including parts of Mexico. Archaeologists have been excavating in this area and; forming theories concerning the origins of the first agricultural communities in Mesoamerica. “MacNeish and his colleagues discovered tiny (&#x003C...
Risk aversion as a psychological concept
By: Drake Tae
As one might expect, the philosophical concept known as "risk aversion" deals with evaluating how and why someone is predisposed to avoiding risks. For instance, most individuals have some risk aversion as it's necessary to survive. Common sense would dictate a person in good financial...
Psychological views on theism
By: Drake Tae
Psychology has resulted in many views regarding religion and belief in God. Freud thought God was an extension of the Father figure and a belief individuals should seek to overcome. Jung did not profess to know the answers regarding belief in God, but he theorized...
What is environmental anthropology?
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The definition of anthropology is the study of all humanity and how we live and why we bring up such different cultural values into our lives, which makes us all different no matter where we take residence. It all ties into the natural sciences, and...
By: Lynette Alice
History was made while few people were looking - a distant relative of Fossil Lucy was discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopa resting peacefully in a mud flat. For anyone that is not aware of who Fossil Lucy is, or just forgot, Fossil Lucy...
What is the Overconfidence Effect in Psychology?
By: Drake Tae
Most people have encountered someone they think is overconfident. In many cases, individuals may recall cases where they were overconfident themselves. As perhaps an overly skeptical individual, I can only recall two cases where I considered myself "extremely confident" and was wrong. These were humbling...
What is the planning fallacy
By: Drake Tae
Constantly, psychology is revealing that people have habits that aren't particularly beneficial in our everyday life. Although it's difficult whether the cause is genetic or cultural, both, or something else, the planning fallacy is just another example of am inconvenient human tendency. More specifically, it...
By: Penny Estelle
There are a number of reasons our prison system is failing to do its job. Having been a prisoner for a full year, I saw it first hand. I was a guest of the well known Sheriff Joe’s Tent City in Arizona. The crime...

 

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