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  • History recorded the fall of the Berlin Wall as the symbolic ending of the Cold War. But did the Cold War end? Was it merely on ice as a wounded Russia licked her wounds and recharged? We can see Russia’s creeping influence in the Central European arena and in the events of the 2016 US election.

    Has the Cold War Ended? Russia's Continued Influence

    Has the Cold War Ended? Russia's Continued Influence

    by Barry Wood0

  • 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

  • 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

  • From a man who remembers every day of his life to a woman who regularly gets lost in her own home, “Unthinkable” tells the stories of nine extraordinary brains and the people who hold them.

    “Unthinkable” by Helen Thomson: Book Review

    “Unthinkable” by Helen Thomson: Book Review

    by Rose McCoy0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 SarahLMaguire60

  • Gamblers, although probably not successful ones, easily fall into the trap of believing in the “hot hand” or “lucky streak.”

    The Gambler’s Fallacy

    The Gambler’s Fallacy

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Guna are native people who live in Panama and Colombia. They are at risk of loosing their land to rising sea levels. Directly related to the Caribs, from which the name Caribbean derives, they are one of the few matriarchal society in existence today. This article is about them.

    The Guna: An Endangered People of the Caribbean Where Women Rule

    The Guna: An Endangered People of the Caribbean Where Women Rule

    by JC Scull24

  • 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 Rochelle19

  • "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

  • 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

  • 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 Frank9

  • INFJ, intuitive, feelers, funny people, smart people, Myers Brigg, Billy Crystal, Jamie Foxx, humanitarians, counselors, super creative people, you know.

    24 Struggles All INFJs can Understand

    24 Struggles All INFJs can Understand

    by Andrea Lawrence96

  • An Update: Romani and Domari people, who are pejoratively referred to as 'gypsies', are itinerant populations found worldwide. Together they number approximately 20 million and are mainly found throughout Europe, the Middle-East and the Americas, for years discriminated against. This is their story.

    The History of the Romani and Domari People Also Known as Gypsies

    The History of the Romani and Domari People Also Known as Gypsies

    by JC Scull11

  • 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 Lawrence182

  • 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

  • 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.

    Analyzing Utopian and Dystopian Societies

    Analyzing Utopian and Dystopian Societies

    by JourneyHolm8

  • 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 Goodman182

  • It is always interesting to study other cultures and it is extremely important to do just that if you are going to have interactions with them. You don’t want to insult someone or embarrass yourself and your own culture. This is particularly true when comparing the differences between the US and China.

    13 Major Cultural Differences Between China and the United States

    13 Major Cultural Differences Between China and the United States

    by Rebecca Graf88

  • 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

  • Information designed to help the reader gain a basic understanding of the Jungian animus archetype. Explains concepts such as masculine and feminine principles, the divine hermaphrodite, and how to identify and interpret animus dreams.

    What Is the Jungian Animus Archetype?

    What Is the Jungian Animus Archetype?

    by Aisling Ireland16

  • There are dozens of self-proclaimed all over the world that often spring from a whimsical mind. They include America's “Molossia,” Canada's “Outer Baldonia,” and the UK's “Austenasia.”

    Three Fantasy Nations Created as Jokes

    Three Fantasy Nations Created as Jokes

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • It is often said that women are better communicators than men. Women are also considered to be much more in touch with their emotions and able to express them better than their male counterparts. However, could it be both groups are equally good communicators, except their messaging is different?

    The Male vs. the Female Tribe: How Do They Each Communicate?

    The Male vs. the Female Tribe: How Do They Each Communicate?

    by JC Scull6

  • "Emerging Adult” is now recognized as a life-stage occurring after the teen-aged years and before full adulthood. What are the characteristics, problems, and advantages of these years?

    The Emerging Adult: The Life Stage of 20-Somethings

    The Emerging Adult: The Life Stage of 20-Somethings

    by Catherine Giordano22

  • What makes us the way we are? Do we have free will to decide how we behave or are our choices determined by genes? This article will cover the conflict between free will and determinism.

    Free Will and Determinism in Psychology

    Free Will and Determinism in Psychology

    by Angel Harper3

  • 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 truefaith714

  • 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.

    ISFJ women. The most common Myers Briggs category

    ISFJ women. The most common Myers Briggs category

    by Tessa Schlesinger5

  • 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.

    Suicidal Thoughts vs. Suicidal Obsession in OCD

    Suicidal Thoughts vs. Suicidal Obsession in OCD

    by Natalie Frank12

  • The treatment of mental illness has undergone an astonishing transformation since ancient times. During the Renaissance mental illness was thought to be from demonic possession. The Age of Enlightenment ushered in the humane treatment of the mentally ill. Where are we today? Also, new videos added.

    Psychology and Psychiatry in the 20th and 21st Century

    Psychology and Psychiatry in the 20th and 21st Century

    by JC Scull16

  • 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 Nuamah9

  • 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

    Evolution of Criminal Law

    Evolution of Criminal Law

    by Colleen Swan18

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Scull14

  • 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

  • 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 G203

  • 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

  • A central aspect of Irish folklore is the wealth of traditional beliefs and superstitions which have been held by Irish people over the centuries. Many of these beliefs can be traced to Celtic traditions which the Catholic church failed to...

    Irish Folklore: Traditional Beliefs and Superstitions

    Irish Folklore: Traditional Beliefs and Superstitions

    by Marie McKeown28

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