By: Magda DH
'Language Instinct' is one of the best works on the subject of language I have ever encountered. Steven Pinker is a psychologist specialising in language development in children and in this book he writes about language: not English, Chinese or Navaho, but language in general...
By: Jarred James Breaux
There is a significant relationship between behavior and motivation, particularly between groups and individuals. Motivation of a group have a serious impact on individual behavior. Likewise, the motivation of an individual can have a serious impact on a group. Typically, a group's behavior or a...
By: John Toscano
There is no question that a wide range of factors can trigger acts of aggression in people but how much of this is under our control? In recent years great advances have been made in understanding the biochemical processes that can lead to aggressive behaviour...
By: John Graham - 384486
A diversion like shopping does drive the blues away. Let me give you a true example of how it works.I was at a conference in San Francisco, when my Pittsburgh boss phoned me. I had just had a shower so I was dripping wet...
By: Mona Gallagher
Fear of failure is not at all unusual, especially when you first encounter an unknown. Some fear is necessary for survival as we know. The flight or fight kicks in when our hormones respond. We know that fear can act as a catalyst to move...
By: Patricia Andrade
Sometimes, when we meet someone we instantly like or dislike the person. Are we always right? Lets think about it! How many times were you actually right? How many times it was just a huge mistake? Maybe you met this person that really seems to...
By: Sapphire M. Brown
As a result of measures brought in to reduce the amount of unethical aspects of psychological experiments most experiments need to be approved by an ethics committee. This, of course, does not always prevent an experiment from being unethical. Milgram and Zimbardo's experiments, which I...
By: Jason Lusk
The subconscious, or unconscious, rules at least sixty percent of life. This is where dreams live. In the modern world, we've largely dismissed all of this, even though it's a vital aspect to the human brain.You have a feeling that something might be wrong...
By: Magda DH
Allen Lane had a rather diverse and truly impressive line-up in the autumn of 2007, including the topical Alan Greenspan and a rather groundbreaking Naomi Klein. However, it's the latest offering from Steven Pinker that's likely to stand the test of time - if a...
By: Linda Batey
Making a good first impression is crucially important in every aspect of your life and is one of the easiest things to learn to do. With a few tips and a little practice, it becomes second nature and has the potential for turning your personal...

 

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