Ancient village unearthed on road to Jerusalem
By: Leigh Goessl
In a remarkable find, Israeli archaeologists have announced they have found evidence of a 2,300-year-old village. The ancient village was found in June 2013 along a stretch of pathway known as "Burma Road", a road that leads to Jerusalem, according to Haaretz. It was...
Ancient dog burial site found in Mexico
By: Christine Zibas
A new discovery has been unearthed in Mexico City beneath an apartment building: an ancient burial ground for dogs. According to National Geographic, it was the result of an ongoing archaeological dig, conducted in the neighborhood of “Azcapotzalco, in the northwestern part of the...
Criminological schools of thought: An overview of the Positivist school
By: Suzette Baker
Born in 19th century Europe, the Positivist School of Criminology gained popularity during the Enlightenment or Age of Reason. This school of thought represented a shift from abstract thinking to rationalism. Classical criminology viewed people as rational beings with free will, implying that they chose...
Attachment in infancy and its lifelong effects
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
Attachment in infancy is of primary importance between a child and his parents. It is a term that describes the successful bond that initially begins to form between infant and mother and then extends itself to other significant caregivers. Without attachment, there is emotional detachment...
Scientists find 800000-year-old footprints in UK
By: Robin Lamb
On the fast-eroding Norfolk coastline, “a million to one” set of circumstances has uncovered the oldest set of human footprints ever seen outside Africa. According to scientists from several leading British universities, the rare prints – possibly of a family group – may be...
Identifying and dealing with negative people
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
Identifying the negative people in your life is the easy part. The real work begins when you try to get along with them. Trying to have a meaningful conversation with a difficult individual who is self-focused, disagreeable, or explosive is far from pleasant and requires...
Fossils from 'swamp monsters' found in Texas
By: Leigh Goessl
A new discovery made in West Texas is one that is actually pretty old. A team of scientists working in the area found the remains of a 200-million-year-old creature that once roamed the Earth during the Triassic-age. According to Live Science, the skull found by...
Was Noah's Ark really round?
By: Robin Lamb
It is an old and familiar story: A message from on high that reveals explicit instructions for the construction of a large sailing vessel, into which the animals of the world will be placed “two by two.” But the god who has given...
What is cognitive psychology?
By: Mary Tyrer
Cognitive psychology is essential to the development of the scientific psychological field. Wilhelm Wundt was the first to take the science of psychology into the laboratory with the intention of studying human thoughts in 1879. The progression of significant and clarity of the academic process...
Lost dynasty discovered in Egypt
By: Leigh Goessl
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have uncovered evidence of an unknown pharaoh and a forgotten Ancient Egyptian dynasty while at a dig site located in the region known as Abydos, an area richly entwined in early civilization. The group of archaeologists, working in collaboration...

 

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