The psychology of mob behavior and crowd control
By: Christyl Rivers
When people herd together, they instinctively behave as other herd animals. In most animal groups, the crowd is known to act as one unit. Humans, being animals too, adopt the same kind of herd mentality. The group will act differently than each member would behave...
By: Andi Andi
Anger is a combination of emotional and physical changes. Anger occurs when the body's large energy released in a chemical form that releases adrenaline. Anger is a normal process that has allowed humans to evolve and adapt, but problems will arise when you cannot control...
By: Timothy Root
INTRODUCTION In the last 20 or 30 years society has changed. Society has seen new wars emerge between countries, and society has seen the collapse of the American economy, and society has seen record breaking unemployment and layoffs, and people who have lost their pensions...
Understanding behavioral resistance
By: Pratap Rawal
Resistance to Change – The Reason Why? Speak to any one around. All agree and know, that big wins do not come by doing a little better than competition, playing safe may not always be playing smart, so on and therefore change it needed and...
Does mental illness exist?
By: Christyl Rivers
The trouble with knowing whether mental illness exists is that it depends upon what one means by Mental Illness. Even examining just two important fields of society, Medical and Legal, the definition of something like “Insanity” is completely different. Beyond these fields, it...
Why some people exhibit self destructive behaviors
By: Christyl Rivers
Self destructive behaviors are those that consistently end up causing suffering within the human condition. The drama queen, the rebel without a cause, the screeching diva, or the self absorbed, the drunk, drug, or gambling addicted, and/or the raging jerk comes to mind. All of...
How B. F. Skinner's S/R bonds theory explains capitalist evolution
By: Allen Gates
BF Skinner made significant contributions to psychology. His stimulus response or S-R theory is instrumental in explaining how the mind can be conditioned to pair a response to a certain stimulus. Teachers use this theory in the classroom as students have consequences and rewards for...
By: Steve Marshall
What is an ego? Is this an apt description of some part of our soul or not? An ego is the out-posted sentry of the soul that lives within the body attached to our mind on one side, and to the heart on the other...
Why do people find it so unacceptable to be closely related to the apes?
By: Christyl Rivers
Me Tarzan, Ape man. You Jane. There are very rational reasons why people are so irrational about being primates. As mammals, the different are inherently “scary”. We are programmed to identify with our own tribe, and to be in defense of what we see...
By: Steve Marshall
Why is it often thought that some people have bigger ego's than which others do? This article will try to give some answers to this interesting question. The ego to me is an asset. This is because it can give you confidence in yourself, when...

 

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