How to deal with a difficult or explosive personality
By: Maggie O'Cala
By nature, some people are more difficult than others. They seem to feel more strongly about things, or at least, make their feelings known in a more passionate and explosive way. What doesn't upset you, may send this type of person into a tirade. Events...
Factors that influence emotional development
By: David Goodwyne
There are many factors that can influence the emotional development of a human being. First of all, before one even considers these factors, it is important to understand at the very core what exactly amounts to "emotional development". Emotional development, unlike physical development, is very...
What it means to dream about being naked
By: Christyl Rivers
We tend to associate nakedness with shame. As only humans have this quirky trait, it s telling that dreaming of nakedness usually means we are feeling vulnerable about some aspect of our lives over which we feel a loss of control. Dreaming of being naked...
Factors that influence emotional development
By: Adele Gregory
Feelings are with us from birth, perhaps even before. In their purest form emotions such as frustration, joy, sadness, disgust etc don’t change much over the years. What does change, however, and what we think of as “emotional development” is how people come...
Religion: A functionalist assessment
By: Peter Tully
Functionalists believe that religion is beneficial for both society as a whole and it’s individual members, for example it unifies society, which in turn gives each individual member a source of support when they need it. However some theorists disagree with the functionalist ideology...
Max Weber's concept of value-free research
By: Peter Tully
Values are beliefs, opinions and prejudices about what is good and bad, right and wrong. Weber distinguished sharply between values and fact, he argues that a value cannot be proved or disproved by facts as they belong to different realms. For example a fact may...
Manipulation of the Masses Propaganda Scapegoats and Sheeple Policy and Politics
By: Christyl Rivers
Sheeple, look out! The scape-goats are falling from the sky! There should be a complete field of study based on Idiot-ology, because all of us are treated like idiots by every ideology. Humans spend billions on manipulating others on a daily basis. Of course political...
How you know if you need to see a psychiatrist
By: Christyl Rivers
It seems the whole world needs a shrink, since the whole world shrank. Usually though, there are alternatives to a medical doctor. The primary difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist ,is that a psychiatrist is based on old time Freudian principles; they give prescriptions...
Intelligence
By: Catalin Ciobanu
A similarly narrow view has been taken toward the idea of intelligence in the past century. While the word “intelligence” entered the English language in Europe during the early Middle Ages, it has become a synonym for IQ or intellectual quotient. This one kind...
Ethical issues in research
By: Michelle Aggson
The Value of Ethics in Developing a Research Study In order to create an accurate and effective survey for a research study, ethical values must be considered. Not only must the value of ethics be looked at from the viewpoint of the researcher, it must...

 

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