By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Many decades age, families insisted on having more than one child especially because of the belief that there should be someone to accompany the other sibling throughout life. However, at present, the trend of having only one child seems to be rising gradually and from...
By: Terrence Aym
Since the discovery of Polynesian Easter Island (Rapa Nui) in the southeastern Pacific Ocean by the Dutch sailor Jacob Roggeveen, on Easter Sunday 1722, explorers and researchers have puzzled over the missing bodies of 887 mysterious and massive heads—monolithic stone figures resembling humans that...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
In medicine, decompensation is a term used to describe the functional deterioration of an organ or a body system, which may no longer be able to cope with the bodily demands. It may take place because of severe stress, infections, trauma, organ failure…etc and...
By: Colette Georgii
One type of defense mechanism is called rationalization. Rationalization is one of the ways a person might defend what he says or does. Rationalization is a way to defend one's own ego; or a way to resolve an anxiety brought on by conflict. Defense mechanisms...
By: Tony Northover
Defence mechanisms are part of Sigmund Freud’s Psycho-dynamic theory of personality. In Freud’s view the adult personality is made of three parts: Id, Ego and Superego. These parts develop break off from the Id as the individual matures. They can be summarized as...
How to move from ego-psychology to eco-psychology
By: Christyl Rivers
At the end of the Victorian era, a young doctor named Freud changed the world by discovery of what is now known as the unconscious. His work was pivotal, but necessarily added to by others as the field of psychology grew. The new psychology of...
Evolution theory and America's crisis in education
By: Christyl Rivers
America is the land of opportunity, but opportunity is fading, because the value of science, knowledge, education and innovation is being undermined. The U.S. is behind several other nations in math and science, and some suspect this is due to the complete misunderstanding many...
Why understanding evolution is considered so important
By: Christyl Rivers
Evolution is the science that no one wants. People are alright with light years in astronomy, okay with fossils found in geology, and even plate tectonics is not disputed, but people somehow feel a great loss came with knowing our kinship to the other great...
What is the connection between religion and art?
By: Skyler Milligan-Lecroy
Cultures across the world have evolved to have distinct and unique representations of deities and religion. The works of the Japanese Yakushi and of Bayerische Staatsbibliothek’s The Annuciation to the Shepherds shows the dichotomy between the religious traditions of the eastern and western world...
By: Colette Georgii
The flight-fight response is a complex automatic mechanism that happens in the human or animal body when threatened or confronted by an adversary or harmful situation. It can happen without any conscious thought, but is tied to the psychological makeup of humans and related to...

 

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