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  • The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.

    The Cognitive Science of Religion

    The Cognitive Science of Religion

    by Thomas Swan84

  • 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.

    China’s Re-Education Camps

    China’s Re-Education Camps

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • 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.

    Multiple Intelligences: A Different Way to Understand How We Learn

    Multiple Intelligences: A Different Way to Understand How We Learn

    by JC Scull9

  • 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.

    Why Do Babies Laugh?

    Why Do Babies Laugh?

    by Amanda Littlejohn41

  • 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.

    I'm Being Watched—How to Deal With Stalkers and Spies

    I'm Being Watched—How to Deal With Stalkers and Spies

    by Bev G176

  • The decisions we make and the actions we take are a vital part of what makes us human. Life is about making complicated choices, and yet, there are people out there that want to prevent you from being independent. They want to control your every action and zap away any shot of freedom.

    The Danger of Behavior Control

    The Danger of Behavior Control

    by Jason Reid Capp0

  • Have a friend, or a loved one who is asocial and/or an introvert? This guide will help you both understand them and help them by being knowledgeable and not condescending and ignorant.

    A Guide to Understanding Asocial Introverts

    A Guide to Understanding Asocial Introverts

    by Alistair11

  • What are the main reasons for war? This article lists the most common causes of conflict.

    The 8 Main Reasons for War

    The 8 Main Reasons for War

    by Paul Goodman162

  • The INTJ women is 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.

    INTJ Women: A Rare Myers-Briggs Category

    INTJ Women: A Rare Myers-Briggs Category

    by Tessa Schlesinger182

  • This hub outlines the Japanese creation myth of how Izanami and Izanagi created the islands of Japan and many other kami and other elemental forces. It describes the fate of the unfortunate Leech Child and the death of Izanami and Izanagi's journey to the Land of the Dead.

    The Story of Izanagi and Izanami: A Japanese Creation Myth

    The Story of Izanagi and Izanami: A Japanese Creation Myth

    by SarahLMaguire52

  • 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.

    Right Brain vs. Left Brain Functions

    Right Brain vs. Left Brain Functions

    by Pamela Oglesby94

  • 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.

    Atheism and the Psychology of Doubt and Belief

    Atheism and the Psychology of Doubt and Belief

    by Joel Furches3

  • 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

    Evolution of Tort Law

    Evolution of Tort Law

    by Colleen Swan24

  • Summarizing 10 scientific theories about the purpose of dreams. Possible functions include aiding memory, preventing heat loss, and rehearsing threats.

    10 Theories About Why We Dream

    10 Theories About Why We Dream

    by Thomas Swan10

  • 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.

    Vegetable Ivory: A Humane Alternative to Elephant Poaching

    Vegetable Ivory: A Humane Alternative to Elephant Poaching

    by Catherine Tally24

  • 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.

    Gender Bias in Psychology

    Gender Bias in Psychology

    by Angel Harper9

  • Join me in my quest to find out, at last, who really stole the cookies from the cookie jar. There is a sure way to ID that little rascal! Exploring microexpression analysis and how to spot a liar.

    Are You Being Lied To? Look for Microexpressions

    Are You Being Lied To? Look for Microexpressions

    by Schatzie Speaks24

  • 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.

    The Divine Feminine in Fairy Tales

    The Divine Feminine in Fairy Tales

    by Carolyn Emerick13

  • 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.

    Romantic Relationships: Duck's Model of Relationship Breakdown

    Romantic Relationships: Duck's Model of Relationship Breakdown

    by Angel Harper5

  • High status, keeping up with the Jones's, improving one's position in the pecking order, in business, or in social circles, is an intense desire for many. It could be the basis of ambition, but in our time, it might also be a deadly trait as mega-wealth drives inequality.

    Why Status Is the Most Important Measurement in the World

    Why Status Is the Most Important Measurement in the World

    by Tessa Schlesinger5

  • 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.

    How to Identify an INFJ Personality

    How to Identify an INFJ Personality

    by Andrea Lawrence168

  • 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.

    Six Amazing Ghanaian Myths and Legends

    Six Amazing Ghanaian Myths and Legends

    by Charles Nuamah8

  • 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!

    The Moon Rabbit in Legend and Culture

    The Moon Rabbit in Legend and Culture

    by truefaith713

  • Who wants high-tech instruments, algorithms, and forecast models when all you need to know is that a plentiful crop of pine cones means a harsh winter is coming? Or not.

    Weather Folklore

    Weather Folklore

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Norse and Celtic Europe is plentiful with myths and folklore that mention nine maidens. Where do these legends originate? Might there be a spiritual legacy to these maidens?

    The Cult of Nine Maidens in Northwest Europe

    The Cult of Nine Maidens in Northwest Europe

    by Chris Pinard4

  • Being poor is no fun; among the many negatives are bad health, exposure to crime, and lack of education.

    The Side Effects of Poverty

    The Side Effects of Poverty

    by Rupert Taylor8

  • Start by taking the quiz and then read your personalized results to see if you are considered a Type A or Type B personality. But what if neither of those feels quite right? Find out how to tell if you're actually a Type C or Type D personality.

    What Is Your Personality Type? Type A, B, C or D?

    What Is Your Personality Type? Type A, B, C or D?

    by Rebecca Fiskaali22

  • Wondering what happens if you don't show up for jury duty? We asked lawyers and legal experts in various states to chime in on the topic. Read on to find out what will happen if you miss your summons date.

    What Happens If You Miss Jury Duty?

    What Happens If You Miss Jury Duty?

    by Kate Stroud1

  • The use of IQ tests to prove that immigrants and minorities were inferior to the white majority is discussed. The roles of Binet, Terman, Goddard and Yerkes in the Eugenics Movement are considered.

    Intelligence Testing and the Beginning of Eugenics

    Intelligence Testing and the Beginning of Eugenics

    by Natalie Frank8

  • Silk is one of the finest and most strength natural fiber. In this article, you will know the history of natural silk, the life cycle of the silkworm, silk types, the chemical structure of silk fiber, physical and chemical properties, and how to maintain silk fabrics.

    Silk, Silkworm Life Cycle, and How to Care for Silk Fabrics

    Silk, Silkworm Life Cycle, and How to Care for Silk Fabrics

    by Eman Abdallah Kamel14

  • 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...

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    by James Kenny40

  • "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.

    Analyzing and Summarizing The "Ghosts of Rwanda: Frontline" Documentary

    Analyzing and Summarizing The "Ghosts of Rwanda: Frontline" Documentary

    by Nicholas Weissman0

  • 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.

    Linen: The Manufacturing Process and How to Care for Linen Fabrics

    Linen: The Manufacturing Process and How to Care for Linen Fabrics

    by Eman Abdallah Kamel12

  • 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.

    Ancient Hopi Rituals and Ceremonies

    Ancient Hopi Rituals and Ceremonies

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns37

  • Is religion wishful thinking? This work summarizes the experimental evidence, and incorporates comfort theories into the cognitive science of religion.

    Comfort Theories of Religion

    Comfort Theories of Religion

    by Thomas Swan28

  • Who were the Neanderthals? Were they related to us? How were they different from us?

    Who Were the Neanderthals?

    Who Were the Neanderthals?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt5

  • 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!

    5 Struggles of INFPs

    5 Struggles of INFPs

    by Rachael Lefler9

  • 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.

    The Johatsu: The Evaporated People of Japan

    The Johatsu: The Evaporated People of Japan

    by JC Scull10

  • 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.

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Condo Laws

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Condo Laws

    by Sondra Rochelle10

  • 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,...

    What Is Latin America? Geography, Language and Culture Explained

    What Is Latin America? Geography, Language and Culture Explained

    by Marie McKeown111

  • Need some help with your memory? Studying not going so well? Here I'll show you how to improve your memory with tips, tricks, and lifestyle changes.

    How to Improve Memory With Practical Tips

    How to Improve Memory With Practical Tips

    by Sam Shepards4

  • 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.

    The Psychology of MDMA: Why Does It Feel so Magical?

    The Psychology of MDMA: Why Does It Feel so Magical?

    by Lucy8

  • 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.

    Cambridge Analytica:  What Is It?  How Did It Start, and Where Is It Going?

    Cambridge Analytica: What Is It? How Did It Start, and Where Is It Going?

    by Mike Russo57

  • 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.

    What Are the Four Primary Jungian Archetypes?

    What Are the Four Primary Jungian Archetypes?

    by Aisling Ireland5

  • 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.

    The Symbolic Meaning of Shoes

    The Symbolic Meaning of Shoes

    by Brenda Salinger1

  • This article explains many facts associated with dreaming, the physiological and psychological components. It recounts the history of scientific studies, and many little known facts are included. Nightmares and lucid dreaming is also discussed. The difference between men and women’s dreams is expl

    Dream Facts

    Dream Facts

    by Pamela Oglesby57

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