How to understand the emotions of a child
By: Melissa Murphy - 565406
What parent doesn't want their children to be well-adjusted, happy and able to accomplish what they want in life? The truth is that many parents don't realize that their children have some very basic psychological needs that, if not met, may affect their potential to...
By: Silva Payne
Walkable neighbourhoods have several advantages over communities planned in the common car-friendly way. In many instances, the local community will be involved in the design process. There are aspects of a walkable neighbourhood that require careful consideration if the planning phase is to lead to...
Introduction to the three-ages system of archaeology
By: D. Vogt
The three-age system of archaeology was a classical form of dividing the theoretical progression of human societies, beginning with pre-Homo sapiens advanced hominid cultures (over two million years ago) and continuing throughout the prehistoric period, that is, until a given culture's invention of literacy and...
The psychological impact of color
By: Melissa Murphy - 565406
Are you physically and emotionally affected by color? Probably more than you think. Have you ever wondered why restaurants use stimulating primary colors like bright red and yellow while doctors' offices and hospitals use the more calming hues of blues and greens? Researchers have shown...
A look at how suburbanization led to racial segregation and class divisiveness
By: Janette Waldron
There is much evidence to prove that the end of World War II altered American Society dramatically. The end of the war brought about the heightened allure of owning a house within the suburbs. The concept of subordination was not new, its manifestation in the...
By: Donna Hicks
Many people moving to suburbs have the notion that suburbs are “greener.” When parents, teachers and mentors told us so often that “the grass isn't always greener on the other side of the fence,” it turns out they were on to...
The difference between logical and emotional decision-making
By: Sam E. Jones
People have to make decisions every day; sometimes they are big ones, such as should you marry someone that has proposed to you, other times they are small ones, such as whether to have that last doughnut in the break room; but decisions must be...
By: Donna Hicks
People often assume that living in the suburbs is safer and cheaper than living in cities. But when factoring in the hidden cost of transportation, living in the suburbs does not offer the savings that many suburbanites thought there would be. What Studies Have Shown...
By: Sarah Ganly
There is a strong relationship between the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of humans. All of these areas of human development have their unique traits, but they are all dependent of each other as well. This article will describe the traits of these areas of...
Comparing the health effects of living in a suburb vs. living in a city
By: Janette Waldron
City and suburban living, both come with their very own pros and cons in regards to health benefits. Neither is really better than the other depending on wants, needs, priorities and desires. The key word for choosing where you live is ‘compatibility.’ One...

 

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