By: Marissa Meleske
Identifying a problem and actually resolving it are two completely different things. Just because you acknowledge something, doesn't mean it's necessarily going to get better. It will not fix itself. That's like saying ,"Oh, my shirt is on backwards today" and expecting it to turn...
Parental neglect causes behavior problems in children
By: Christyl Rivers
Parents teach by what they do. When a parent leaves a child unintended, they are teaching that child that attention to that child is “optional.” When a child is asking for attention in a grocery cart, and the mum or dad goes on...
By: Steve Gregory
The teacher-student relationship is one that is perhaps second only to the parent-child relationship in terms of a young person’s development. It’s only natural then that a teacher, a sort of pseudo-parental figure and a legal guardian of students (in loco parentis), is...
By: Janet Grischy
Psychologists have many ways of studying behavior. The many branches of psychology, and the many approaches within each branch, have given birth to multiple approaches. Three ways of studying human behavior that an everyday person may encounter are longitudinal, cross-sectional, and case-control studies. Longitudinal Studies...
By: Magda DH
Psychology aspires to be a serious science, and the majority of academic and research psychologists use scientific methods to study human behaviour. However, psychology doesn't have one, dominant paradigm in the way hard sciences like physics or physiology do, and thus psychologists adoring to different...
What is brontophobia?
By: Dee Dee Prince
It’s natural to be startled or even a little fearful when a bright bolt of lighting flashes in the sky, hits the ground and is followed by a loud clap of rumbling, roaring thunder. However, if that fear becomes extreme and irrational, it could...
By: Saanya Sanghvi
Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that studies unusual patterns of behavior, emotion and thought. It focuses on the disruption or distress that a troublesome behavior may cause. If an individual’s behavior disrupts his personal, professional or social life then such behavior is...
By: Jessica Williford MSHS, CEHT
For years Mexico has struggled with its trafficking of drugs and weapons and power control through organized crime. But recently, drugs and violence have been on the rise. As Mexico is referred to as a third world country people still struggle make a living and...
Population growth and the problems it poses
By: Johnnie D Williams
With the population of the world expected to grow to between 7.5 billion and 10 billion by 2050, according to the Department of Population and Social Affairs, the world faces a massive surge of its demographics. The current population stands at approximately 6.7...
Explaining Darwin's theory of natural selection
By: Christyl Rivers
Darwin wrote the Origin of Species in 1859. He does not use the term evolution, but he does speak at length about natural selection. The greatest problem, although it was certainly not Darwin’s fault, was that people interpreted the “selection” part to be...

 

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