By: Nancy Seddens
The culture of a work place, a field of science, a society or individual is always subject to change and growth. The appropriation of part of a culture into another culture is acculturation. The process usually proceeds from the dominant into the minority and from...
Culture loss explained
By: Te Ora
Cultural loss can give people a sense of inadequacy, lost identity, anger and the breaking of ties that bind them to their past. Traditions and customs are linked to culture and dictate the way lives are lived based on the teachings of one's forefathers. It...
Body Language - Three Classic Techniques
By: Ann Major
Silent movies from the 30's have always fascinated me: characters making methodical movements, gestures, odd facial expressions. They were employing basic principles of body language, the art of non-verbal communication. As such, great actors like Charlie Chaplin rarely failed to get laughter from his audience...
By: Alainna DePoalo
Culture loss is defined as a loss of cultural traits. An example depicting the fluidity of cultural traits over time is the change seen with word definitions. Times where culture loss is most evident are during periods of acculturation and transculturation. Acculturation is when cultural...
By: Michael Totten
From job interviews to dating, nothing is more important than a good first impression. Before you can say a single word, your body language is already playing a crucial role in making that first impression. What you see in another person the first time you...
Theories of evolution: Pre-Darwinian theories
By: Nancy Seddens
The great debate over evolution caught fire after Charles Darwin published his "On the Origin of Species" in 1859, but the question had been smoldering for years. The subject had first been written about 2,300 years earlier. In the ancient world philosophers were the...
By: Linda L Kinyon
Can you think of a socially awkward person, the sort everyone tries to avoid by ducking into the nearest doorway as soon as they sees them coming?How about the person who doesn't know when to stop talking or flirting, who can't seem to get...
By: Helium01
Urban survival refers to survival in an urban environment that may take place during or after a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or other threat to mankind. Urban survival can take place in the city or in the suburbs, but requires a large mass of people...
By: Maureen Leung
Erik Erikson was the first psychologist who proposed a psychosocial theory. This theory defines the changes in individuals’ behaviors at different ages. Also, this theory describes eight stages of human development ranging from infancy to later adulthood. In addition, each stage of development has a...
By: Zain Arif
Your brain not only controls your thoughts, but is also responsible for all the physical actions of your body. This connection with the brain allows you to express thoughts in your mind verbally, which further manifest themselves in your physical actions. Body language is the...

 

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