"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?
50 million people living in Latin America are considered to be 'indigenous'. The Amerindians of Latin America include many different groups with very different languages and traditions.
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.
Empathy is an attitude and more than that, it is a skill that can be used to deepen all kinds of relationships - at work and at home.
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.
An explanation of gerrymandering and why it always favors the political party in control, and never favors the voters. How political districts are drawn and who draws them.
John Locke & Thomas Hobbes. Who are they and what makes them so important? A comparison of two political philosophers who have shaped the modern world.
Fact-checking the fact-checkers is an important activity in today's news cycle. Is snopes.com a truly reliable source? How can we know?
Matters of economic of growth and decline hinge on the population. This is called human capital, and to truly understand the world, we must understand the role that populations play in an economy's growth or decline. This article will help you understand how human capital reshapes an economy.
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.
Dzi (pronounced Zee) is a Tibetan word used to describe a patterned, usually agate, of mainly oblong, round, cylindrical or tabular shape pierced lengthwise called Heaven's Bead (tian zhu) in Chinese. The meaning of the Tibetan word "Dzi"...
Gossen, a German economist, is the first to explain the law of diminishing marginal utility based on general observations of human behavior. Therefore, the law is also termed as ‘Gossen’s first law’.
The sparrow has been depicted throughout history as a harbinger of good and bad luck, a symbol of love, as a religious symbol of God's love and as an omen of death! Read how to identify these little birds, and about some of the folklore, legend and superstition surrounding them.
9-Year-Old Elizabeth Olten. Family Photo When most teenagers have a Friday off school, they sleep in, maybe get together with friends, or bum around the house in pajamas all day. When 15-year-old Alyssa Bustamante of Missouri had a Friday off from...
If you are a serious writer...it is highly recommended that you get the books on citation so that you can deliver a clear and precise paper. (This hub is at 34,000+ reads)
The concept of opportunity cost occupies an important place in economic theory. The concept was first developed by Wieser. The opportunity cost of anything is the alternative that has been foregone...
This is my version of the "Cube, Ladder, Horse" personality test. If you've done the test before, just check the bottom part for the interpretations.
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.
A summary of the shocking story of Johnny Gosch, kidnapped & tortured to be used as part of a sex slave operation. One person never gave up hope: His mother, Noreen Gosch. Learn about incidents related to this case and the hushed taboo that is rampant in America today.
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.
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?
Does frequent internet use cause social isolation, or are more socially isolated individuals simply more likely to be drawn to the internet?
You can never know when you could have information that could solve these missing children cold cases and bring closure to their families.
The central bank is the agency to formulate and implement the monetary policy. The commercial banks are the financial intermediaries between savers and investors as both are supply side of the money market.
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.
Ever since the tuberculosis bacterium and its transmission modes were identified in the late 1800s, municipalities across the country have struggled with enacting and enforcing effective laws against spitting.
4 Canons of taxation were first presented by Adam Smith. This articles explains the original 4 canons of taxation as well as the total 9 canons of taxation that were eventually formed later.
Now that you have examined your personality by taking (a) the Pig Personality Test, (b) the Celebrity Personality Test, and (c) the One-Question Personality Test, it’s time to take a look at the Simple Symbol Personality Test.
Learn about Scandinavian and Norwegian trolls, instances of trolls in literature and folklore, and geographical formations named after troll mythology.
In August 2014, our home in Thailand was blessed by nine Buddhist monks. After examining why homes are blessed, this article describes the ceremony conducted in the presence of family and friends.
Meaning of consumer's equilibrium - assumptions - budget line or price line - indifference map - necessary conditions for consumer's equilibrium - deriving consumer's equilibrium graphically
Does your favorite ice cream flavor reflect your personality traits? Take the ice cream personality test to find out!
Many people know of the Jersey Devil, but not many people know of the man the legend likely originated from.
The curious cultural differences between the English and the Dutch . Bizarre, strange,puzzling and just plain odd goings on in two very civilised countries.
Factors or determinants of personality include: the brain, physical characteristics, social experiences, religion, and heredity factors.
What is the meaning of clasping the hands? A look at the variations of this commonly seen pose, including its possible genetic component.
A full analysis of the Declaration of Independence. Learn what it meant in 1776 and what it still means today.
The terminology, economic roles, spiritual roles, sexuality, and modern roles of berdaches in Native America cultures. Includes photos and videos of historical and modern berdaches.
You may have heard of Big Foot or Chupacabras. But El Duende, the "elf-like creature" in the forest is gaining notoriety. So who is this mysterious being and is it good or evil?
A group of American hunters were murdered in the Canadian wilderness, and a local woodsman and guide was fingered for the crime. But did he do it?
The law of supply states the functional relationship between price and the quantity offered for sale. At higher prices, more sellers are interested in producing the product, and each existing seller..
Learn what happens after harassing text / SMS messages reported to law enforcement. Find out what you can expect from police after filing a report.
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.
Is Tim Hennis guilty of murdering Katie Eastburn and two of her daughters or is he a victim of a prosecutor's witch hunt?
Sociology is a fascinating field that reveals startling insights about how we live. Learn more about the main seven areas of sociology.
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
You have many wonderful qualities, but the struggle is real. Here are 45 common experiences ENFJs face in their day-to-day lives. See if they're true for you below!
Rubbing the hands together can mean two different things depending on the speed of the movement. Learn about this bit of body language: when its usually seen and what it suggests.
The Amish life is steeped in tradition and an adherence to the teachings of the bible. With a culture that goes back 400 years, there are many surprising traditions and beliefs that exist in stark contrast to modern day life.
A guide to the interactional approach to sports psychology focusing on personality traits and situational state responses
Specialists who have studied bones, artwork, and remnants of ancient societies have noticed that the societies probably regarded abnormal behavior as the work of evil spirits. Most ancient societies believed that all events around and within them...
References to a deity that resembles Cronos can be found in Irish texts. Is it possible that this Greek being may have taken up residence in Ireland in the distant past?
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.
After a trip to the UK, I realised there are a lot of cultural habits British people have that may seem strange to others. Here are a few cultural quirks you might notice if you visit the UK.
Hidden and unaddressed parental Narcissistic Personality Disorder in custody courts hurts children and dupes judges.
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??
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...
A totem is a natural object that has special meaning for that person. Butterflies are a favorite totem for many people. Read more to find out about butterflies and the meaning of their colors.
Political causes of the American Civil War that come easily to mind are that the South wanted to protect their rights to own slaves and to make a state more sovereign than the Federation. One economic cause is that the South was being dominated economically by the North.
A detailed look at the preamble of the United States Constitution and it's relevance to life today in America.
The market period is a very short period in which the supply of a commodity is fixed. It is the variations in demand that determine the price in such a market period...
When children murder, it's shocking. Even more shocking and unimaginable is when children murder their own parents. The youngest person ever charged with multiple counts of murder in Canada is Jasmine Richardson, who was 12 years old at the time of...
Served with a Summons? Learn how to win in court whether you represent yourself as pro se litigant or find a lawyer.
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!
Cindy Campbell was a mentally ill, spoiled little rich girl willing and to do anything for money - even kill her parents in front of her own children.
What are New York's laws on self storage facilities? What are your rights when dealing with self storage sites?
A toddler is dead, and another young boy, his older brother, could spend the rest of this life in prison as punishment. The question is - is charging a 12-year-old boy with first-degree murder, and trying him as an adult (a charge which carries a...
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.
There are three theories to explain criminal behavior: psychological, sociological, and biological. Learn more about each theory here.
The law of equi-marginal utility or Gossen's second law explains how a consumer allocates his income among various commodities for getting maximum satisfaction.
Serena, 3, and Sophia Campione, 19 months, were drowned in a bathtub by their own mother. This is an account of the events surrounding the murders including home videos and footage of a police interview.
Harassing text messages come in many forms; from an angry / emotional individual to non-stop harassment from a business in the form of Text Spam. Learn how to solve your SMS Harassment
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.
Erik Erikson, an individual with many creative talents, was most certainly one of the pioneers of psychology and aspects of psycho-social behaviors. In this article, you'll find his theories.
INFJ, intuitive, feelers, funny people, smart people, Myers Brigg, Billy Crystal, Jamie Foxx, humanitarians, counselors, super creative people, you know.
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.
Are you a confident person? Is your self esteem high or low? Do you have more of one than the other? Find out where your confidence and self esteem stand.
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.
What would life be like with no state, no government, no authority? Where do rights come from? These are questions many philosophers have wrestled with. Here the accounts of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke are explored and contrasted.
A guide to achievement motivation in sport psychology with a focus on the following theories: need achievement, attribution, goal, and competence motivation.
You might be surprised to learn some of these facts about Deaf culture and how it differs from hearing culture.
Today, we suffer from a “population explosion,” which means that the world’s population has been growing too rapidly. This article will explore the causes, effects, and possible solutions to human overpopulation.
This article examines the concept of humanity that underlines Karen Horney's psychoanalytic social theory.
Many people have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder, but few have researched it. There are many misconceptions about the disorder. Learn about its portrayal in Forrest Gump in this essay.
The article takes a look at killers who were convicted with the help of the most unlikely pieces of evidence.
Have you ever wondered if it's possible for you to outsmart a polygraph test, better known as a lie detector test? You should know it is not only possible but relatively easy to do so!
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.
We've all heard the terms Supply & Demand before, but how much do you really know about one of the fundamental principals of economics? In this article, we'll cover the basics everyone needs to know.
The development of ethnography, important figures in cultural anthropology, and how ethnographic studies changed history.
You have admitted guilt and are awaiting judgment. How can you put your best foot forward? There are options and choices available that may help in avoiding incarceration if one is willing to take them.
A comprehensive look at the psychology of conspiracy theorists. Ten traits are identified as important for explaining why people believe conspiracy theories.
Since the time of Aristotle, humans have used the three pillars of persuasion: pathos, ethos, and logos. This articles looks at the meanings and uses of these persuasion techniques.
There are three types of equilibrium, namely stable, neutral and unstable equilibrium. Prof. Schumpeter explains the three positions with a simple illustration of a ball placed in three different...
The success of counseling largely depends on the goals identified by the counselor and the timeframe given for the treatment of a particular condition.
The Philippine legend of the guava fruit. Ever wonder why of all fruits, only guava seems to have a crown-like feature? This is the story of how the guava got its "crown" and flavor.
In this article, I will be talking about the development of behaviorism through the work of psychologists such as Watson, Pavlov, Thorndike, and Skinner.
Though Papua New Guinea is part of Commonwealth legal system of this World but her Legal sysyem is divided into two areas. The Customary Laws and the introduced and thus written law (Statutes).
An exploration of the nature and causes of aggression, from a psychological point of view. A comparison between the different theories of aggression.
What is federalism and does it constrain democracy? For that matter, is constraining democracy a good thing?
This hub takes a look at Biological, Socialisation, Societal and Community theories on criminal behaviour that were developed from research carried out by psychologists
Persephone is one of the deities of the Greek pantheon who is often overlooked, but she was the daughter of Demeter and Zeus, as well as the wife of Hades, so an important goddess in Ancient Greece.
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.
Why do some people just hate redheads? If you have ever experienced inexplicable redhead hate, this page may be just for you! If you can relate, please leave your comments so others don't feel alone!
The modern economy cannot work without money. Money is a medium of exchange, a measure of value, a store of value, and a standard of deferred payments.
It was November 3rd, 1998, when 8-year-old Maddie Clifton went missing in Jacksonville, Florida. When she was reported missing and police began searching for her, they started interviewing the neighbours. Almost immediately they had a neighbour in...
The biological approach's explanation for why men and women are different. Evidence for the biological approach and its views on gender development. Key studies and research and their conclusions about gender development.
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.
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...
A look at the hands behind the head position. What its elements suggest about what it means and why someone might be doing it.
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...
Andrew Jackson's term as president (1829-1837) began a new era in American politics. For the first time in the United States history a man born in humble circumstances was now President. Politicians in the previous generations gained precedence due...
The music helps in the growth of plants and thereby increases their production. Similarly the music has a deep effect on human health and brain growth; and helps in autism, dementia, Alzheimer’s etc
Death can be a celebration of life, or a means to help the soul pass. Everyone has their own way to deal with grief. This article explores how cultures around the world handle death.
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.
Filipino proverbs, or salawikain, echo the values of the Philippines. The values and lessons they impart to us still hold truth to this day.
Ethnocentricism in psychology can lead to negative stereotypes and racism. What is cultural bias and how can we counter it?
Many people argue that the American Founding Fathers were interested in keeping government weak. Is this a correct view? As in most historical arguments, the answer is pretty complicated.
Culture goes far beyond race and ethnicity. Raising cultural awareness is essential to accepting and respecting those cultures that may be different from our own.
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.
The Amish have a very different approach to dental care. Find out why the Amish pull out a problem tooth or a whole mouthfull of teeth and choose to use dentures instead.
The Montessori Method of Education often attracts parents of children with ADHD because of its individualized learning methodology, but is this really the best method for children with ADHD?
Covert psychological murder is the most under-cover and unrecognized form of abuse that exists, yet nobody has ever been convicted of committing of carrying out the devastating crime.
Circumstances more than character or personality influence and determine human behavior. An explanation of why people sometimes do things that are out of character.
What’s the importance of psychology? Psychology is crucial as it is concerned with the study of behavior and mental processes, and it can also be applied to many different situations in human life.
"The Arranged Marriage", 1862 painting by Vasili Pukirev An arranged marriage is the union of a man and a woman which is brought about by someone other than the bride and groom. Historically, it was the primary way in which future spouses were...
Writing a speech analysis requires one to focus on numerous aspects of the speech, including organization, tone, and content. Learn how with these tips and examples.
What does "Arab" really mean? Is it a language, religion, or ethnicity? This hub dispels commonly held false beliefs with facts.
A run-down of libertarian symbols from the porcupine to the Gadsden flag, explaining what they mean and why they're associated with the libertarian movement.
This is the complete story of Dennis Rader, the BTK killer from Witchita, Kansas who went on a killing spree in the 1970s to late 1990s, taking the lives of over a dozen people.
The costs and revenues of a firm determine its nature and the levels of profit. The revenue concepts commonly used in economic are total revenue, average revenue and marginal revenue...
During different times in history, dreams have been approached from many different angles, including one from a psychological view. There is no question that people dream. The questions lie with how and why...
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.
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...
This article will help you pass the AS Unit 1 psychology exam 'Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods'.
Find out the meaning of crossed legs. We'll take a look at several common variations, both sitting and standing.
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.
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.
Lawrence Kohlberg is best known for his theory of a six-stage model on the stages of moral development.
An in-depth look into the path of addiction, crimes, ignorance, neglect and sexual abuse, that lead toward the creation of a serial killer, who started out as an ordinary, innocent little girl.
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.
Giffen goods explanation - Income and substitution effects on Giffen goods - Income and substitution effects on normal goods - Income and substitution effects on inferior goods
I am completely hooked on Maori symbol necklaces. These pendants are commonly carved from bone and jade (greenstone or pounamu) sometimes attached to their cords with authentic, traditional bindings.(As on the photo to the right) Not only are...
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.
This article will describe the ways in which you can ask to postpone your hearing in small claims, bankruptcy, or family law court if you're unable to be present on the scheduled date. Also included is a sample letter you can use to ask the judge for a new hearing date.
Most people probably do not know what the MMPI or 16PF is, but mention the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test, and they are likely to show at least a glimmer of recognition. Katharine Briggs and her daughter designed the test after reading Psychological Types, The Psychology of Individuation by Carl G. Jung (Meyers, 2006). Although some research shows that not everyone who takes the test again gets the same results each time, the Myers-Briggs type indicator is not only very popular
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,...
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.
Is religion wishful thinking? This work summarizes the experimental evidence, and incorporates comfort theories into the cognitive science of religion.
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.
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.
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.
There are many forms of government, and the different forms are often intermingled. Learn about monarchy, oligarchy, fascism, communism, and a few others you probably never heard of.
Psychology can off a lot of insight regarding the big questions people have a about love, life and the pursuit of happiness. Some of the top psychology questions of all time are presented here with their answers.
Conformity is when we do or don't do something to appear correct or seem like part of the social circle/group. However does it have value to us in everyday life? Or are we simply sheep?
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.
This article discusses Body Dysmorphic Disorder (Body Dysphoria, Body Dysmorphia), which involves extreme distress over an imagined or barely noticeable physical defect, often resulting in extreme plastic surgery and multiple plastic surgery procedures.
What is your animal personality profile? The BOLT test results may surprise you! There are four personality types: the bull, owl, lamb, and tiger. Knowing the types and understanding the differences between them improves communication, sales, and customer service.
A study of the different ways people from around the world wash their dishes. Includes the dish-washing practices of people from Syria, Iran, Germany, India, France, and the U.S.
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.
John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo unleashed a horrifying series of attacks on residents of the DC area and beyond. During their 3-week reign of terror, 10 people were killed and 3 critically injured.
US citizens like to pride themselves on living in the “greatest democracy in the world.” But can the US be considered a proper democracy at all?
A Filipino burial is very unique. It consists of many religious and non-religious practices and some superstitious beliefs. Following is how we buried my father and arranged his funeral.
The story of Lionel Tate, convicted of first-degree murder at the age of 14 following the death of 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick.
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.
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.
"I'm bored," you say. But what is boredom and why does it happen? Exploring the scientific perspective leads to surprisingly helpful insights that might banish boredom forever. Interested ? Read on...
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.
What is a constitution? A word that is commonly used but often misunderstood. Read on to find out what a constitution is, and what the benefits of codified and uncodified constitutions are.
Were the 13 colonies justified in declaring the Declaration of Independence to be Justified? The amendments they came up with. The 13 colonies were...
A scholarly article analysing the intricate relations of power and knowledge as put forward by Michel Foucault in his books "Discipline and Punish" and "The History of Sexuality"
There are various ways to cook eggs. People might not know that the way they eat their eggs reveals a lot about them. See what it says about you.
The law of returns to scale examines the relationship between output and the scale of inputs in the long-run, when all the inputs are increased in the same proportion.
What is the best way to stimulate an economy? Is it best to lower taxes or increase wages, both or neither? These are questions which both Democrat and Republican politicians debate in the course of attempting to determine the best path for growing...
Horney underwent psychoanalysis as a young woman and felt it helped her understand her own inner thoughts and behaviors. Though many aspects of Freudian theory accounted for Horney's "issues," she felt psychoanalysis was limited by its male bias....
Hallucinations can range from mild to severe. A hallucination is any perception in the absence of a stimulus. While most people think of visual hallucinations, they can also be sounds, or even smells or tastes. Psychoactive drugs, Schizophrenia, and nerve damage are common causes of hallucinations. While some are pleasant, like the scent of perfume that isn't there, others are overwhelming like the sense that insects are crawling all over you.
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.
Discover the common struggles of the ISFJ below. If you are this personality type, do you find these to be true for you?
Kidnapping is a global problem that affects countries all over the world—from the United States and Mexico to many countries in Africa, Asia, and beyond. Learn more about this global scourge.
What is Lifespan Development? Understanding the concepts of life-span development and how changes occur physically, mentally and socially across a person's lifespan.