By: Howard Miller
Anxiety was defined in the Acute Anxiety article and will not be dealt with in detail in this one. Remember, however, that it is a physical response mediated, primarily, by the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system and a mental response that is best...
By: Richard Serra
When I think of how advanced we are in technology, its hard to believe that even with the best technology, we would have a hard time duplicating some of what has been created thousands of years ago.If we dig deep enough and in the...
By: Ted Sherman
Hey, why all the immediate dislike ranting? How about some happy examples of meeting someone you immediately LIKE? I still experience both all the time, and I've been around for more than eight decades.I can still remember when I was a kid in school...
By: Sherry Obenauer
Pets to People: Violence Unleashed Serial killers constitute the most violent of criminals in society. Fortunately, they constitute a small proportion of violent offenders. Although some people may argue that serial killers are qualitatively separate from the typical violent offender, violence is violence regardless...
By: Ashlee Richards
Immediately following Columbus's voyage that brought him to the Americas in 1492, Europeans began to speculate about the origins of these newly "discovered" peoples. They wondered where they came from and when they got there. Today, biological and archaeological evidence has answered those questions. We...
By: brilliq
In April of 2004, social psychologist Robert Levine of Fresno State distributed a questionnaire to a group of homeless/drug dependent people in Fresno, California. Among the questions Levine asked were two that are of particular interest. The first question: DO YOU WANT TO REMAIN...
By: Ted Sherman
When I was called back to active duty with the Navy in the Korean War, I roomed with another CPO at the Naval Air Station for about six months. He was a hell of a nice guy and a skilled aircraft line worker. But every...
By: Ian Loft
Perhaps intelligence exists in all life forms in ways we cannot define. We consider insects as non-feeling bugs following some kind of instinctive pattern that is characteristic to species yet what about a hive of bees? Hive intelligence is a concept that came to the...
By: Bernard Night
A certain amount of negative thinking or bad thoughts. are important for the survival of ourselves and others. To be afraid to touch a hot iron, is a fear but also a safe-guard, for your health.Passive behavior is used as a defense mechanism used...
By: Wesley Brann
Alcoholism is a progressive disease. For most people in society, it begins in the first stage of experimentation. This phase is usually between the ages of fifteen and eighteen. These people who drink usually start on the weekend, at a sleepover or at a house...

 

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