Archaeological sites: Jenne-jeno
By: Jerome Carter
Jenne-Jeno is an archeological site on the inner Niger River Delta in Mali. Between the fourth and the twelfth centuries, Jenne-Jeno was an important trade center. It is one of the largest and oldest towns that has been excavated in West Africa. Settled in the...
What is the psychology of sustainability?
By: Christyl Rivers
Human beings evolved in complete inter-dependence with other organisms. The psychology of sustainability recognizes this vital connection, and builds upon it, for humans to have better mental, emotional, physical and spiritual lives in their relationships with the world. Other organisms and systems allow all life...
An introduction to educational psychology
By: Z. Farrukh
Educational psychology is a branch of psychology; it incorporates psychological principles in the field of education. It is a broad field, covering a variety of areas. Some of its major focuses are; * Understanding and providing for different learning styles, * Implementing processes and strategies...
Did prehistoric humans eradicate the Neanderthals?
By: N. Owen Holme
In 1856, while quarrying limestone in the Neander Valley, workers uncovered the remains of a previously unknown kind of animal, some long bones and a skull fragment with heavily ridged eyebrows. Darwin's controversial “Origin of Species” was published three years later in 1859 and...
By: Maria C Collins
Archeologists found the first Neanderthal fossils in 1856, in a limestone quarry in Dusseldorf, in the Neander Valley (Germany). Since then scientists have advanced many theories as to why Neanderthals “disappeared”. Recent Advances in dating techniques and genetic science have called into doubt many...
The psychological impact of color
By: Christyl Rivers
Seeing red describes a person enraged. Feeling blue suggests some one is despondent. A green movement is about regenerative, sustainable practice to promote life. Colors are taken for granted. Yet, color is a survival aid for most species. Organisms evolved colors to both attract and...
Did prehistoric humans eradicate the Neanderthals?
By: Mac Pike
Homo neanderthalensis was a close cousin of modern man. Generally known as Neanderthal man, these short, strong and very tough people inhabited Eurasia for over 150,000 years from about 200,000 ago until just less than 30,000 years ago, when modern man superceded...
The difference between descriptive and mathematical statistics
By: Peter Flom
Descriptive statistics describe a sample or a population. Mathematical statistics is a branch of mathematics involving the development of the theory of statistics. Left out of this dichotomy is inferential statistics, which is about inferring from a sample to a population. What is a population...
By: Augusta Conlon
Austrian psychologist, researcher, zoologist, and pioneer ethnologist Konrad Lorenz transformed his lifelong fascination for animals into a Nobel Prize winning career and profoundly influence the field of animal psychology by demonstrating the strength of instinct in determining animal behavior. Born in 1903, Lorenz received a...
Correlation and the Pearson product-moment in statistics
By: Jeffrey Graf
The Pearson product moment ( r ) is the standard statistical measurement to represent the degree of correlation between two variables It is named for its English inventor, Karl Pearson, who was born in 1857. If the two variables are co linear, or lie on...

 

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