Philosophy, psychology and the adaptive biological process
By: SEG
Reality is a vast spectrum of perspectives that fan out through the various disciplines of science, philosophy and the Cognitive sciences; with perhaps the most easily understood schematic representations of awareness, adaptation and survival coming from psychology’s ‘Behaviorism’, a narrow yet remarkable perspective...
By: Omar Salvador
There were few occasions in the past when I heard some people used the terms neurosis and psychosis interchangeably. In fact only recently, a group of young men, sitting in a table next to ours (my wife, our two kids and I) in a restaurant...
By: Elaine M. Doxie
When women started going to work, it was assumed that men would start to pick up the slack in the domestic duties where she would fall short. This is unfortunately not the case in many homes. The reason for this is partially biological, and partially...
By: Jacob Woods
The three factors contributing to this article on conformity are derived by The Handbook of Social Psychology Volumes 1-2. Those factors include situational factors, individual factors, and cultural factors. These factors are illustrated with examples below and explained in a more comprehensible shorthand than in...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: John Traveler
Death is the inescapable consequence of mortal life. Fear is a primeval emotion, a defensive mechanism emanating from the primitive limbic system in the brain of all mammals and perhaps other animal forms as well. In humans, who over millions of years have evolved an...
Substance disorders: Inhalant disorders
By: MKOrchard
When you think of street drugs, inhalants are probably not the first thing that pops into your mind. Did you know, however, that they are the most popular of all illicit substances? They are the easiest and cheapest to buy and are free more often...
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The jobs of laborers, something that the whole world has seen since the first light of earth. There have been slaves for so many centuries that have much vocation on great works of art such as the Pantheon and the great pyramids of Giza. This...
By: Janet Grischy
It’s essential to understand the factors that influence group dynamics. Group dynamics are the processes groups go through when they come together and interact. A family gathered at the holidays is a group, so is a quarreling couple, and so is a jury. Factors...
B.F. Skinner's behavior modification and its influence on current discipline practices
By: Victor Dmitruk
I have read and reviewed many books on parenting and discipline in my 30+ years as a Licensed Pediatric Psychologist. I have only recommended one or two to parents because the parenting suggestions made in most are ineffective; many are mean-spirited and potentially damaging. Very...
By: Jason Caravaggio
Once upon a time, it was always the male who took on the role of provider for the family unit in North America. Providing always meant earning income at a 9-5 job from Monday to Friday, leaving the woman of the house to stay home...

 

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