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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • An isoquant is a firm’s counterpart of the consumer’s indifference curve. An isoquant is a curve that show all the combinations of inputs that yield the same level of output...

    Isoquant - Meaning and Properties

    Isoquant - Meaning and Properties

    by Sundaram Ponnusamy111

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Goodman169

  • 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 G185

  • In the folklore and mythology of every culture there have been stories and legends of giants. Were the myths based on facts or were the facts exaggerated into mythological legends over time?

    Human Giants in Lore, Myth, and Life

    Human Giants in Lore, Myth, and Life

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns21

  • INTP struggles in this world, from dating, to interacting with others, to spaceships, and goblins, and some of these things are not true, but which??

    29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face

    29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face

    by Andrea Lawrence55

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Scull12

  • "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

  • Psychology has played an important role in the U.S. Space Program since it's inception. However, at the beginning it was relied upon for selection & to address initial problems in the program. Today, psychology is regularly utilized to ensure the well-being of astronauts & their families.

    Keeping Astronauts Sane

    Keeping Astronauts Sane

    by Natalie Frank17

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • In online discussion, proper argumentation has practically been replaced by the use of memes or meme-driven statements. Why are communities such as atheists increasingly relying on memes as arguments?

    Atheists and the Use of Memes as Arguments

    Atheists and the Use of Memes as Arguments

    by Joel Furches4

  • 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.

    4 Psychological Tricks to Make People Like You

    4 Psychological Tricks to Make People Like You

    by Lucy0

  • 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 Lawrence172

  • Roberto Calvi, who was known as God’s banker, was found hanging under a bridge in London, a gruesome discovery that was first deemed to be suicide but later determined to be murder.

    Who Killed God’s Banker?

    Who Killed God’s Banker?

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • Described in "The Silva Gadelicia", there is an obscure musical instrument, favoured by the Aos Sí and master musicians of Ireland past. With various descriptions, what actually was it? In this article, I attempt to find out.

    The Irish Timpan: Predecessor to the Harp?

    The Irish Timpan: Predecessor to the Harp?

    by Pollyanna Jones11

  • 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 Rochelle12

  • 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

  • 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 Scull12

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Learn How to Understand Dreams, Visions, and Hallucinations

    Learn How to Understand Dreams, Visions, and Hallucinations

    by Dr Billy Kidd7

  • 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 McKeown114

  • 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 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 SarahLMaguire56

  • "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

  • It was the summer of 1968 in Scotswood, a community north of London in England. Martin Brown's lifeless body was discovered lying on the floor inside a boarded-up, condemned house, with blood and saliva trickling down his cheek. With no obvious...

    Murderous Children: 11-Year-Old Serial Killer Mary Bell

    Murderous Children: 11-Year-Old Serial Killer Mary Bell

    by Antonia Monacelli92

  • 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

  • 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

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