This article provides information on the archetypes as a concept in and of itself, the shadow side of archetypes, and explains the concept of the collective unconscious.
Divorce statistics are changing worldwide. The rate of divorce in America is decreasing rather quickly, but that of Japan has continued to increase gradually since 1988.
Were the 13 colonies justified in declaring the Declaration of Independence to be Justified? The amendments they came up with. The 13 colonies were...
Narcissism has been increasing since the 1970's yet the increase in college students since 2002 has been drastic and could have serious consequences.
Perception in psychology enables us to make sense of the world around us. We view our surroundings and this information is translated into meaning within the brain.
Somewhere in the beautiful and foggy forests of northern California lie the answers to the disappearances of many Humboldt County women.
Even though the carved cedar pole and potlatch were illegal for many years until 1951, their meanings in a cultural context were never lost. The lineage of the Master Carvers preserved them.
As atheism has become a cohesive force in society, questions regarding "belief" and "doubt" are emerging as an important issue for psychological study. Here is what psychology says.
Historically the law of torts, consisting of the right of one person to sue another, is a fairly recent development, as is the intent of a defendant, as well as his act
When your brain goes blank, it temporarily interrupts your ability to perform. Take control of that foggy feeling in your head by employing five practical steps to combat and prevent blank brain.
Huge deadline tomorrow, but all you want to do is dance? Wish you could change the world, but doubt you're even good enough to change a tire? Feeling isolated and misunderstood? You might be INFP!
The words 'Latin America' are used to describe the group of 21 countries (listed below) in the American continent where Latin languages are spoken. These countries are all located south of the US-Mexico border, starting with Mexico in North America,...
Gross Domestic Product is the standard measure of how well or poorly an economy is doing. Some economists say it’s a false indicator.
Is religion wishful thinking? This work summarizes the experimental evidence, and incorporates comfort theories into the cognitive science of religion.
Linen fibers are natural fibers that have a long history. In this article, you will know a brief history of flax, the microstructure of flax fiber, physical and chemical properties, flax industry, its uses and how to care for linen fabrics.
Summarizing 10 scientific theories about the purpose of dreams. Possible functions include aiding memory, preventing heat loss, and rehearsing threats.
Natural wool textiles are the best fabrics used during the winter to provide warmth. In this article you will know the history of wool, characteristics of wool fibers, woolen microstructure, sheep wool types, wool manufacturing process, uses, and the good washing of wool fabrics.
Some modern critics disparage fairy tales for their depiction of women. But, the truth is that fairy tales are complex with much to offer women of any age.
Do I know you? Face detection is something we do every day without even thinking about it. For most of us recognizing faces is an automatic skill, but this is a complex psychological process.
The curious cultural differences between the English and the Dutch . Bizarre, strange,puzzling and just plain odd goings on in two very civilised countries.
Circumstances more than character or personality influence and determine human behavior. An explanation of why people sometimes do things that are out of character.
I was shocked when I read the studies on fatherless children. I grew up without a father, and unfortunately, I've experienced many of the psychological consequences the studies discuss.
People who want to purchase condominium homes in Florida would do well to find out about the biased and unfair laws in that state that strip them of many rights once they become owners. Here are the worst of them.
The idealistic dreamer—there is so much to love and yet so much to grapple with. These are the main struggles of the Myers-Briggs INFP personality type.
A lost tribe was discovered in 1971 living deep in a Philippine rainforest and the story became an international sensation.
This article discusses the development of criminal law, from inception as an act in itself, towards understanding that both intent and act are vital to the judicial view of the commission of a crime
There are many tests for measuring intelligence. For the most part they measure your ability to solve and think through problems. Ultimately, IQ scores are used for educational placement and evaluating job applicants. This article is about an alternative method of viewing intelligence.
Brian Banks was a high school football star when he was falsely accused of rape. After spending five years in prison, he was completely exonerated. And now he has a chance to play in the NFL.
Many people know of the Jersey Devil, but not many people know of the man the legend likely originated from.
Here are seven personality disorders that can be hard to spot because their symptoms often mimic other mental disorders. As a result, they are usually overlooked as typical, if slightly eccentric, traits.
INFJ, intuitive, feelers, funny people, smart people, Myers Brigg, Billy Crystal, Jamie Foxx, humanitarians, counselors, super creative people, you know.
This article describes a social phenomenon in Japan of which few people are aware. It points to the fact that its customs, traditions and lifestyles are patently different from Western and specially American culture. Perhaps, this is why it continues to fascinate so many people worldwide.
Susan Wright was unhappy in her marriage but divorce would be too troublesome. Stabbing her husband 193 times was obviously the better option for her.
Our ability to judge people's characters is not as objective as we think; the human brain possesses primitive, limbic circuits, and our opinions are based entirely on the way that people speak to us and make us feel. Use this to your advantage, and anyone you meet will love you and want to help you.
When the realm of psychology is androcentric, can the results of experiments really be generalised to all genders? Here you can learn about different types of gender bias and the effect they can have on society.
Shoes are an incredibly prominent aspect of fashion, culture, and personal style. But did you know that shoes have meanings even beyond those everyday interpretations? Learn how to interpret dreams of shoes, as well as some of the religious, cultural, and historical significance of shoes.
In order to understand what types of people lead and join cults, we need to study the personalities and characteristics of these individuals in relation to their cult involvement.
Have you ever noticed that the US is a numbers society? Or have you noticed that Americans are quite business oriented? It's not a coincidence. It's part of my argument that the US is a very left-brained society.
Krampus has risen dramatically in popularity in the United States over recent years. But why has this happened now?
This article discusses differences between suicide related OCD and other types of OCD. Reasons that compulsions associated with suicidal obsessions are ineffective at decreasing anxiety are provided.
Many people believe they are correct about everything they think of. Let us delve a little deeper into the current state of affairs.
Being poor is no fun; among the many negatives are bad health, exposure to crime, and lack of education.
Is Tim Hennis guilty of murdering Katie Eastburn and two of her daughters or is he a victim of a prosecutor's witch hunt?
Income Effect on Consumer's Equilibrium - Substitution Effect on Consumer's Equilibrium - Price Effect on Consumer's Equilibrium - Derivation of Demand Curve from Price Consumption Curve
The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.
A strange phenomenon called the Dunning-Kruger Effect leads some people into believing they are smarter than they really are.
Was Harry Truman the Worst President? - Truman dropped atomic bombs on civilians, brought about the creation of Israel, established the CIA, and took America into the Korean War.
Tribal Art and Traditions can be weird and wonderful. From the Long Neck Tribe of Burma to the beautiful energy and color of the dancing Wodaabe Fulani tribesmen of Southern Niger. Including Neck Rings, Lip Plates Nose Plugs and Exotic Makeup.
A comprehensive look at the psychology of conspiracy theorists. Ten traits are identified as important for explaining why people believe conspiracy theories.
Meaning of consumer's equilibrium - assumptions - budget line or price line - indifference map - necessary conditions for consumer's equilibrium - deriving consumer's equilibrium graphically
The pine is a genus of tree which has meanings and symbolism all around the world. Cultural and religious meanings of the pine tree and various facts about the great pine.
Dr. Billy Kidd gives the psychoanalytic bottom line on dreams, visions, and hallucinations. In doing this, he explains why dream theories can backfire, why there are false prophets with fake visions, and how the abuse of drugs can cause schizophrenic-like psychosis.
Ghana has myths ingrained in its society and directs the way of life and behavior of its people. Some of these myths have evidence to back them up and serve as sacred and tourist attraction sites.
Parents are delighted when their babies first start to laugh. But why do babies laugh? What do they laugh at? With some wonderful video footage and a bit of science, everything is explained here.
INTJ women are the most unique woman of all types when it comes to Myers-Briggs. Learning what makes her tick and how to get close to her takes some expertise.
"Mind Tricks" can be fun to play on your family and friends (with their consent, of course). Learn some of the easiest "mind tricks" to perform!
Vidocq was an 18th century criminal who reformed himself and became the father of modern criminal investigation. He was a convict, an escape artist, a fugitive, a master of disguise, and a detective.
An analysis of utopian and dystopian literature as well as some real-world attempts at creating utopian societies during the Protestant Reformation. I also have a summary of modern day utopias.
MDMA, known as ecstasy, is an illicit substance commonly used in the rave scene. The high is immensely enjoyable, making the user feel simultaneously euphoric, excited, empathetic, loving and at peace with the world. In this article, I take a closer look at the psychology of MDMA use and addiction.
Understanding the nature of what propels us forward, intensity of effort, and how to get where we want to be.
Need to get an A on your next sociology essay? This list will help you come up with your own, original sociology research topic. The top 11 sociological subjects are listed below.
Have you ever noticed the rabbit in the moon? Are you familiar with the Moon Rabbit, or Jade Rabbit as it's sometimes called? "The Moon Rabbit In Legend and Culture" is dedicated to that big bunny pounding away in its pestle!
"Ghosts of Rwanda" is a Frontline documentary that explores the Rwandan genocide and how the international community reacted. Various international relations theories can be applied to the tragedy and explain how the world let it happen. European imperialism and national interests played a role.
Somebody is watching me... and I need to know what to do. Do you have the feeling you are not alone, that your life is being monitored by some unknown person or organization? Here's how to find out and what to do if it's true.
Susan Cain's book "Quiet" provides an interesting perspective on the unique strengths of introverts and explains why the world needs to embrace both extroverts and introverts.
You can never know when you could have information that could solve these missing children cold cases and bring closure to their families.
After 75 years of being upstaged by plastics, the tagua nut, known as "vegetable ivory" has resurfaced as one of the most sustainable products in the world. Hopefully, its comeback will put an end to the senseless slaughter of animals for their tusks.
In this article, I will be talking about the development of behaviorism through the work of psychologists such as Watson, Pavlov, Thorndike, and Skinner.
English ivy is an attractive vine that has interesting symbolic meanings. It's part of a rich mythology and has been used in many traditions over the years.
Hidden and unaddressed parental Narcissistic Personality Disorder in custody courts hurts children and dupes judges.
The 17th March, St Patrick's Day, is recognised as a celebration of Irishness around the world. Yet somehow, even though there are almost a million Protestants living on the island of Ireland, Irishness is often equated with Catholicism in many...
The tort of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress has evolved, by slow degrees, into the legal lexicon. For some time, physical symptoms were required for a claim to be viewed as valid
Are you being watched by your neighbor? Wondering if there's anything you can do about it? The answer is yes, there is.
The thirties are a decade or permanence and establishing the status quo. The thirties begin for most adults by growing a family, a predictable job, having a car and home.
Duck's model of relationship breakdown explains the stages we all go through when experiencing a breakup. An advantage of this model is that it can be used to prevent breakups from happening entirely, but some argue that the model does not apply to everyone.
Advice on how to grow stronger as an ISTJ and ISFJ, Myers Briggs awareness, how you can help yourself to grow stronger than you previously realized.
This article explains the different unique characteristics of the right and left brain. It explains the brain mapping done at the Mayo Clinic from the procedure to the results. This article also explains brain anatomy and how the right and left brain have distinctly different functions.
People seen as a threat to the orthodoxy of government policy in China are whisked off to places where they learn to accept the wisdom of the regime – or else.
This article discusses the relationship between our hidden values and belief systems and our outward behaviours. Similarly, attitudes have been described as hypothetical constructs that represent a person’s likes or dislikes.
So much faith and perfection is put into these ceremonies that even one slip of the tongue in a recitation, one omission of a word, one stumble in a dance, can discredit the performer and bring misfortune for the entire village and a failed crop for the year.
Lore and tales of mead, honey, and wassailing in the Germanic cultures of the Germans, Norse, Anglo-Saxons, and English.
A single parent to three children and struggling financially, Ellen Boehm knew something had to change.
Twenty percent of all women fit the ISFJ category in MBTI. She wants marriage and motherhood and she's good at it. Don't say something nasty to her. She's hyper-sensitive and she'll never forgive you.
Release from prison should give a convict a second chance to build a new life; unfortunately, some see it as a second opportunity to create more mayhem?
Feral children have fascinated us for millennia. We've concoted many fanciful stories of children who have lived and survived in the wild. But this hub reveals that there is substantial truth behind the myths and the legends. In this hub, you'll meet the real Mowgli's and Tarzan's and learn how they survived, how they were rescued, and whether they were successfully rehabiliated...
This article explores three theories of moral development, the Piagetian, Biological & Psychodynamic models. Each theory is discussed and examples given.
Science has debunked the theory of "race" as a human classification; yet, the metaphor of color remains a strong societal force. Prejudice requires no rationality, only the will to believe, despite evidence to the contrary. Thus, the metaphor of color continues to influence relationships.
Some ancestors of Granny Women in Appalachian regions come from Ireland, Scotland,and Wales. Let's step through a door to the past and take a look at some of their ancient healing practices...
Cleanse your soul and connect to Mother Earth in a pure and organic way. Participate in a Native American sweat lodge ceremony.
The Myers-Briggs personality INFJ. Introverted + intuitive + feeler + judging. In this article, I will show you how to identify someone with this type of personality and I will also go over their strengths and weaknesses.
After reading this article, you will have an understanding of what Cambridge Analytica is. It describes the roles of the key players and how they collected and analysed big data to influence not only groups of potential Trump voters, but also targeted individuals based on their Facebook profiles.