What is imprinting?
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Animal behavior is different from human behavior in terms of attachment to the infants. Attachment refers to the emotional bond between the infant and the caregiver. It refers to a relationship between individuals in which the person gives effort in order to have bond as...
Can human beings change the way they are?
By: Renita Martin
Can Human Beings Change? Just as everything in the universe changes, people can and do change also. Matter changes from solid to liquid to vapor. Traditionally, it was taught that there were only these three states of matter. Now, there are said to be five...
By: Nick Somoski
Ever since the end of World War II, America's population has been moving away from the big cities and into areas of sparser, quainter living. Suburbs began popping up in the 1950s and by the 1970s, American suburbia became something of a revolution. As the...
By: Lea Miller
Until the twentieth century, archaeologists relied solely on observation, excavation, and cataloging to learn about historical sites. After World War II, new geophysical methods of measurement and examination were added to their tool boxes. One of the earliest discoveries was that photographs taken from the...
Kadanuumuu, distant relative of Fossil Lucy, discovered in Ethiopia
By: D. Vogt
Kadanuumuu is the name given to the fossilized remains of a male Australopithecus afarensis in Ethiopia, found in 2005 and dated to about 3.5 million years ago. The find has been both exciting and controversial because early analysis suggests Kadanuumuu (whose name is local...
By: Scott Hayden
People who complain about everything avoid taking responsibility for their lives, and it's easy to have a long list of excuses why they aren't reaching their goals. Without knowing it, they're focusing energy and attention on things they don't want and probably fail to realize...
What is the bystander effect
By: Ti George
Background and Definition: The term ‘by-stander effect’ (also now known as ‘the Genovese syndrome’ (Gansberg, M, 1964)) has been used widely since the early 1960s to describe a social phenomenon where the more witnesses present at an emergency, the less likely any of...
Sahelanthropus tchadensis
By: D. Vogt
Sahelanthropus tchadensis is the species name given to a cranium and some jaw and tooth fragments believed to be about seven million years old, which may be the remains of an as-yet-unknown early hominid species. They were discovered in Chad in 2001. - Fossil Remains...
First fire: Homo erectus
By: D. Vogt
Homo erectus was an early hominid species which spread from Africa through Asia, as far as present-day Indonesia, during a time about 1.8-1.3 million years ago. In some locations it then lived until several hundred thousand years ago; fossilized remains in Java and...
Definition of Jacques Lacan's death drive
By: Sabrina Dawkins
The death drive defined by psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan does not describe literal death, but death within the symbolic order. After having rejected the symbolic order composed of language, conceptualization and categorization, however, the subject persists. Slavoj Zizek describes this existence as a living death: those...

 

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