Why does society believe in conspiracy theories?
By: Adele Gregory
As our hero is manhandled into the headquarters of the sinister organization he’s been investigating, he finally comes face-to-face with Mr. Big who is – wait for it – the trusted government official who was his friend and mentor. Conspiracy is the theme of...
Tips for social scientists learning statistics
By: Sun Meilan
If you're studying social science at college, you will have to take a course in statistics, which can be very off-putting, especially if mathematics was not your strong-point at school. However, when it comes to research for your dissertation or thesis, you will need to...
How anger affects the emotions
By: Deborah Samson
Imagine -Someone, somewhere triggers an emotion inside of you. It may be something they said or did, but you feel it welling up inside, churning itself in the pit of your stomach, churning into a ball of fire that rises, on a collision course with...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Neanderthals (Homo sapiens neanderthalensis) thrived in Europe for about 300 thousand years, only going extinct some 30 thousand years ago. Cro-Magnons, also called Early Modern Humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) entered the European continent from Africa and the Middle east about 80 thousand years ago, coexisting...
By: Effie Moore Salem
Before any assumptions can be made about brain functionality, social progress, and possible brain shrinking and lack of learning that result from some recent from some educational action, the phrase 'dumbed- down education' must be explained, or at lease explored. It in itself is one...
By: Bobby Brown
I was at home talking with my teenage daughter the other day (those of you who have teenagers know how it can be getting them to talk aobut anything) and we began talking about the First Amendment. This led us to the Thirteenth Amendment...
Criminals in society: Looking for solutions
By: Christyl Rivers
Taking Out the Criminal Garbage The only way to solve crime is help people understand that criminals are human. When we recognize that all of us who think ourselves superior to others, are delusional, that the nicest guy in town can become a Nazi overnight...
Book reviews: On the Witness Stand,by Hugo Munsterberg
By: Paul Brodie
In a flash your role changes from customer to eyewitness. A man with a gun demands money from the clerk and you stand still, as a frozen observer. Later you are asked by the police to recall everything you saw. Do you think you will...
By: Elizabeth M Young
One of the most horrifying events to witness was a cell-phone video of a teacher who worked her way toward a child, hunched over and almost making a sadistic game of threatening to attack the child. The teacher, Sherri Lynn Davis of Houston, then proceeded...
By: Elizabeth M Young
To better understand how cooperatives and corporations are different, it helps to review the most common types of business partnerships. There are three types of business: sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and the newest form the Limited Liability Corporation or LLC. Of the corporations, there are...

 

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