By: Basel Varsally
Psychology is looking at the Human mind with its other differing aspects. The basics of the mind are its exposed and hidden faculties. Known names in psychology such as Sigmund Freud and Ivan Pavlov all held their unique view about how people behave and why...
The drawbacks of automobile dependent communities
By: Judith Willson
Some of the drawbacks of living in an automobile dependent community are startlingly obvious, others less so, but all should be carefully considered before deciding to move to such a place. If you already live in one then there are a few things that can...
How to stay hip while living in the suburbs
By: Judith Willson
Everywhere has its stereotypes and suburbia is no different. You might think it hard for people to see you as cutting edge and hip if you live a nice, identikit home with 2.4 SUVs, in an area full of people who apparently belong in...
The hidden cost of living in the suburbs: Transportation
By: Sandra Piddock
Escaping the rat race and moving to the suburbs for peace and quiet - it's something many people dream of. However, as with all dreams, it's not all good, and life in the suburbs has its drawbacks. While living in the suburbs may work out...
Comparing the health effects of living in a suburb vs. living in a city
By: Judith Willson
Living in the city and living in the suburbs both have health benefits and drawbacks. One is not necessarily better than the other but the effects on health are different. Health effects of the city The main advantage of living in the city is that...
Political anthropology and religious movements
By: Drake Tae
Anthropology examines human behavior with particular consideration given to "how" and "why" people act in certain ways. It tracks history and tries to put science and theory together to solve an intricate puzzle. What was it about particular times and environments that made humans commit...
Why cities are better for green living than suburbs
By: Judith Willson
Suburbs may on the surface look fresh, green and full of trees, but living a green lifestyle is, in fact, far easier in the city. The main reason is of course transportation. Suburbs consist of homes isolated from everything else, including workplaces, shops, leisure facilities...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is human nature to grieve over the conversion of beautiful open space into a concrete laden conglomeration of strip malls, housing developments, streets and dubious architecture. Even when the land in question is of no use for farming or grazing, the encroachment of built...
The pros and cons of planned communities
By: Judith Willson
Planned communities are carefully thought out new towns or developments on previously undeveloped sites. All the building and organisation is planned before development begins. This is in contrast to how towns and cities usually develop, which is more organic and ad hoc. Planned communities exist...
By: Judith Willson
Love them or hate them, the United States is packed with strip malls. They are relatively small shopping centres with the stores arranged in a row, and plenty of parking. Strip malls are particularly common in residential areas, usually on main road intersections. Shopping malls...

 

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