Where do our dreams come from?
By: Jacob Woods
There are one to many theories out there explaining where dreams come from and what they mean. Freud of course related everything to sex it seems. So if you dream about the color red, Freud may speculate that your sexually provoked in your subconscious. Of...
Understanding the psychology behind volunteering
By: Adele Gregory
Volunteering comes in many forms - everything from small acts of thoughtfulness to undertaking large and time-consuming projects for free. There’s the Good Samaritan who rushes to the aid of someone who’s fallen on the street, the office worker who organizes going-away parties...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Societies are compelled to find ways to normalize belief and behavior and to define that which is acceptable or unacceptable to most who live in a group, community or nation. In more cases than we can count, there have been societies that have found horrific...
By: Suzanne Rose
Decision making is affected by a wide variety of factors. Every person or group as a whole has different characteristics that dictate how one makes their decisions. Consider the following ideas. How one's parents makes decisions Oftentimes people learn how to make decisions from their...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Business marketing is now being discussed in terms of using the internet, not to present products in their best light, but to actually manipulate perceptions of the millions who use social networking sites, view advertising and take in information. This is a frightening prospect, given...
By: Elizabeth M Young
When the statistics for violent crimes on college campuses are examined, the violent categories can include robbery, sexual assault that is not related to incest or statutory rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault and arson. Most studies of violence on campus come with caveats...
By: Lincoln Hay
As Ronald Reagan said during his presidency from 1981-1989, “Government’s view of the economy can be summed up in a few short phrases. If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it stops moving, subsidize it.” This quote...
American Institutions: Current issues in the "Don't ask, Don't tell" military policy
By: Elizabeth M Young
The issues surrounding the policy of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" can be reduced down to two polarized mindsets in society: those who are anti-gay and those who are gay or are pro-gay. This black and white separation is based on the idea that being gay...
The World Trade Organization: An overview
By: Peter Hann
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) acts as a negotiating forum for representatives of member countries to sort out multilateral solutions to international trade issues. The general direction of such negotiations is to open up and liberalise world trade, while keeping in place necessary restrictions such...
Women and self-esteem
By: Christyl Rivers
Women have low self esteem because most humans still have low self esteem. Women with low self esteem are beat up by societal norms, but we also beat up ourselves. Men with low self esteem, which is to be expected in any tumultuous time, also...

 

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