By: Leigh Goessl
In an stirring archeological find in Germany, excavations have unearthed fractured skulls, wooden clubs and horse remains which suggest a major battle during the Bronze Age, the first of its kind unearthed. The discovery was made in the Tollense Valley (Tollensetal) which is located in...
Individual vulnerabilities that may lead to anorexia
By: Dymphna Morrissey
There are several theories that lead a person to develop anorexia, but each individual case is unique. Anorexia is a need for control. Usually anorexia strikes women, but men can also develop the disorder. It usually starts around the beginning of adolescence, when your period...
By: John Louie Ramos
During the latter parts of the nineteenth century, renowned Australian neurologist Sigmund Freud introduced a model depicting the psychosexual development of humans. The model, which is now known as the stages of psychosexual development, describes in detail how a person develops his sexual drives and...
By: Timiarah A. Camburn
Over the years there have been many different theories presented in order to explain how the personality develops within the human being. These theories have had varying degrees of popularity, validity, and criticisms. One of the most controversial personality development theories was proposed by Sigmund...
By: Mell Chase - 632526
Sigmund Freud, the founder of the psychoanalytic theory, had many theories on how the mind works. These ranged from defense mechanisms to psychosexual stages of development and the unconscious mind (the id, the ego, and the superego.) He believed that all people are controlled...
The social self and its role in identity
By: Courtney Lindsay
The process of developing a social self is almost synonymous with having an identity. When members of a particular social group interact in meaningful ways, they synergize influences that shape the extent of sameness that is shared. Consequently, the interaction with significant others, especially with...
The origins of agriculture
By: Effie Moore Salem
The actual first beginnings of agriculture started so long ago and in so many places it's hard to be specific about the precise origins but the following are the probabilities of what created this change in human consumption. Agriculture started when the hunter-gatherers could no...
What is neuroplasticity
By: Jacob Woods
Neuroplasticity is the ability for the neurons in our brains to grow and shrink as necessary in response to using certain neural pathways or shorting the usage of other neural pathways. For example, in an interview conducted by Nancy K Dess on Norman M. Weinberger...
By: Jennifer Boyd
If you ask a person on the street what a forensic anthropologist is, they would most likely look at you with a blank stare. Most are not now or possibly ever going to know that forensic anthropology is the application of the sciences of physical...
Problems encountered in explaining archaeological phenomena
By: Rosemary Redfern
Every society evolves a way of life. For modern humans it is not easy to understand how much past peoples depended on the seasons, coped without electricity, or within the confines of their climate. Climates have changed in the past to a surprising degree. To...

 

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