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.
Past traditions & customs still hold sway as observed in the Eyo masquerade festival, claimed to be the foremost cultural event in Nigeria - a grand display of pageantry, history, tradition, & art...
Would you like to know more about your personality? Without taking any test? All you have to do is draw a ...
The advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Anglo-Indians are a community that is fast dying out. They were never a large community, but they made an impact on recent popular culture that is massively disproportionate to their small number.
There is scholarly debate on whether or not shamanism was present in many European cultures. Prehistoric shamanism lingered on in the European folk tradition, it is simply often overlooked.
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...
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.
Barack Obama a relative unknown defeated John McCain a long-established politician in the 2008 presidential race. How'd he do it?
Why is it so hard for people to admit when they are wrong? Research says it’s because that’s the way the human brain is wired. Our biased brain convinces us that we are right in spite of a mountain of evidence to the contrary.
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.
Sociology is a fascinating field that reveals startling insights about how we live. Learn more about the main seven areas of sociology.
Hidden and unaddressed parental Narcissistic Personality Disorder in custody courts hurts children and dupes judges.
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,...
Discover the common struggles of the ISFJ below. If you are this personality type, do you find these to be true for you?
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.
The Myers Briggs personality INFJ. Introverted + intuitive + feeler + judging. Hanging out with the friend most likely to be Gandhi, Mother Teresa, or Martin Luther King Jr... or Seinfeld
A single parent to three children and struggling financially, Ellen Boehm knew something had to change.
There are a number of crazy mythological creatures in different cultures around the world. Let us now have a look at 15 of the most mysterious and strange mythological monsters.
The BNA sees poverty in terms of consumption deprivation. But the capabilities approach looks at poverty in terms of deprivation of opportunities related to lifestyles people value.
Both Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill changed the world forever. These two opponents during WW2 shared one thing in common -- mental illness.
Learn about Scandinavian and Norwegian trolls, instances of trolls in literature and folklore, and geographical formations named after troll mythology.
Handfasting is common practice in Neopagan circles. Many believe this practice dates back to the pagan Celts, but does it really?
Is Tim Hennis guilty of murdering Katie Eastburn and two of her daughters or is he a victim of a prosecutor's witch hunt?
These women are classified as missing but homicide detectives believe their husbands know more than they are telling.
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.
Although object recognition is important, facial recognition is even more so.In this paper the cognitive processes involved in facial recognition, identification, and classification will be explained.
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.
Where did conspiracy theories originate? Like anything involving conspiracy theories, the answer isn't straightforward.
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.
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!
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!
The story of Lionel Tate, convicted of first-degree murder at the age of 14 following the death of 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick.
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.
We rely on DNA, fingerprinting and dental records for the identification of murder victims. Sometimes killers ensure their victims are not identified. Luckily, forensic science continues to evolve.
This article discusses how Carl Jung's concept of humanity shapes his theories of personality and his perspective of psychoanalysis.
The development of ethnography, important figures in cultural anthropology, and how ethnography changed history.
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.
INFP is the introverted, intuitive, feeling, and perceiving Myers Briggs personality type. INFPs rely heavily on their intuition and are known for being both caring and complex people. Natural idealists, the INFP often incorporates perfectionism and...
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"...
There are three theories to explain criminal behavior: psychological, sociological, and biological. Learn more about each theory here.
What did Mohawk families wear from 1800 - 1900? While they had their own traditional clothing, they readily added European pieces to their wardrobes as they made friends with settlers.
Kidnapping is a global issue that many parts of the world have been facing for years now in Nigeria, the US, Mexico, and elsewhere. Learn more about this global issue.
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!
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...
A strange phenomenon called the Dunning-Kruger Effect leads some people into believing they are smarter than they really are.
As the “American City” expanded its industry, people began to pour into the city. Immigrants and people from the hinterlands moved to the city looking for a better life and more opportunities. In other words, they came to work. And as more people moved into the cities, the greater the demand was for living space close to their jobs. As a result, tenement buildings sprung up around the city. The owners of the tenements, in hopes of getting rich quick, built buildings cheaply and divided them in
The Celts were renown for their military prowess and fearlessness in battle. This has been attributed to their belief in reincarnation. Do myths and legends preserve this belief?
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. China is one of those interesting cultures mainly because what we usually know about the country is through movies or the local Chinese restaurant. What I’ve learned over the years is that that knowledge is usually useless. Sincere study of a culture is the only way to truly app
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...
What is Lifespan Development? Understanding the concepts of life-span development and how changes occur physically, mentally and socially across a person's lifespan.
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.
There are several types and degrees of perfectionism, some helpful and some that destroy quality of life. What type of perfectionist are you? Find out here.
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’.
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.
Start by taking the quiz and then read your personalized results to see if you are considered a type A personality or a type B personality. Maybe type C? Type D?
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.
The Kikuyu claim that their father was called Gikuyu and his wife was called Mumbi. The entire Kikuyu community refers to itself as the 'House of Mumbi.'
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...
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.
The various lenses through which to look at the 16 Myers-Briggs Personality Types help delineate the differences between types. The lense of Temperament explains the 16 types in four groupings.
Psychopathology - the science and study of psychological illnesses, the nature of them and what causes them to occur.
Modern psychology is decidedly naturalistic in its outlook. Yet, the reading of influential psychologists reveals a surprising variety of perspectives on the mystery of death
Americans are simply in love with England. They just can't help themselves! There are many reasons to love England, but here are the top fifteen, from the accents to the royalty to the literature.
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.
For almost two decades James “Whitey” Bulger, described as a “stone cold killer,” reigned supreme in Boston’s criminal world, a position he held thanks to his friends in the FBI.
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 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...
This list will help you come up with your own, original sociology research topic. The top 11 sociological subjects are listed below with plenty of ideas for your research.
This post is about the most common eye color in the world, what percentage of the world's population has it and 6 things you should know about it.
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.
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)
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.
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 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...
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!
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.
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.
Identity is not only about how individuals see themselves but also about how others see them. Identity formation is an important part of the socialization process. It is significant because establishing identity and learning about the identities of others is how we determine who we will develop relationships with (Browne, 2008). Gender and sexual identity are two facets of identity development that cannot only cause confusion but also have long-term consequences on an individual’s mental healt
Learn what happens after harassing text / SMS messages reported to law enforcement. Find out what you can expect from police after filing a report.
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.
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....
Erickson's expansion on Freudian development into his 8 stages of Psychosocial development expanded the theory of developmental stages from a process finished by adolescence to a lifelong process.
Meaning of consumer's equilibrium - assumptions - budget line or price line - indifference map - necessary conditions for consumer's equilibrium - deriving consumer's equilibrium graphically
Social psychology looks at how people influence and are influenced by others. How the members of a group influence an individual is an important part of social psychology research. In this paper central concepts of group influence will be defined, a classical example using Stanley Milgram’s study on group influence as well as contemporary examples, including Zimbardo’s deindividuation study and Bandura’s dehumanization study on the effects of group influence will be discussed as well as how in
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?
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
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...
The true story of Alpha Dog unfolds in a graphic tale of anger, impulse, greed, and drug debt. This is the story of the death of Nick Markowitz and the last 48 hours of his life.
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.
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 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.
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!
Behaviorists believe that psychology should focus on measureable and observable physical behaviors and how these behaviors can be manipulated by changes in the external environment. There is no room in behaviorist theory for thoughts or emotions, a...
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.
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.
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.
A guide to the interactional approach to sports psychology focusing on personality traits and situational state responses
The tale of Cody Posey, and the murder of his family is a sad and tragic one. The strange twist in the story is that what makes it so exceptionally sad and tragic is not what you might think. Any murder is tragic, but it is not the murders...
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.
Are you being victimized by your neighbor? Wondering if there's anything you can do about it? The answer is yes, there is.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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??
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 Colt family lurked in the shadows of society for generations in an attempt to hide rampant sexual abuse. Twelve children were removed from the remote camp in 2012. Genetic testing revealed incest.
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.
Giffen goods explanation - Income and substitution effects on Giffen goods - Income and substitution effects on normal goods - Income and substitution effects on inferior goods
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.
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.
Famous people with the INFJ Myers Briggs personality type (and why they're famous.) INFJ celebrities include actors, politicians, world leaders, and activists. Do you relate to these INFJs?
This article explains the different characteristics of the right and left brain. Brain mapping done at Mayo Clinic is explained from the procedure to the results.Brain anatomy is expained also.
Factors or determinants of personality include: the brain, physical characteristics, social experiences, religion, and heredity factors.
Somewhere in the beautiful and foggy forests of northern California lie the answers to the disappearances of many Humboldt County women.
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 might be surprised to learn some of these facts about Deaf culture and how it differs from hearing culture.
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.
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.
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
Does your favorite ice cream flavor reflect your personality traits? Take the ice cream personality test to find out!
This hub takes a look at Biological, Socialisation, Societal and Community theories on criminal behaviour that were developed from research carried out by psychologists
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.
Myers Briggs personality struggles, the ENTP, lawyer types, social-charming types, Jeff Winger, dominate extroverted intuition, the struggle is real, insanity, arguments, the dark side of corners.
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
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...
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 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...
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.
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.
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.
An essay on the nature and causes of aggression from a psychological point of view. A comparison between the different theories of aggression.
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.
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...
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
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?
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.
Industrialization plays a vital role in the economic development of underdeveloped countries. The developed countries of the world broke the vicious circle of poverty through industrialization.
This article takes an academic approach to answering frequently asked questions about the Great Recession of 2007-2008.
A full analysis of the Declaration of Independence. Learn what it meant in 1776 and what it still means today.
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 terminology, economic roles, spiritual roles, sexuality, and modern roles of berdaches in Native America cultures. Includes photos and videos of historical and modern berdaches.
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.
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.
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.
It was a house fire that police and emergency services were responding to on May 11th, 2011, in rural Redwater, Texas, but the police quickly realized that something was just not right when the arrived at the scene. The bodies of 34-year-old...
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.
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.
Meaning of price effect, income effect and substitution effect - Separation of income effect and substitution effect of a price change - Slutsky's method - Hicks' method
Sugar and spice and everything nice - not always! These 5 stories of little girls who kill proves we should all beware of pretty little packages.
You can never know when you could have information that could solve these missing children cold cases and bring closure to their families.
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?
This article considers the question of where violent behavior in humans comes from. It is a condition caused by genetics or learned from environmental influences. Is violent behavior a result of nature or nurture or the combination of both?
“[The Savage] looks with compassion on poor civilized man -- no courage, no strength, incapable of providing himself with food and shelter: a degenerate, a moral cretin, a figure of fun in his blue coat, his red hose, his black hat, his white ...
What is "the fetishism of commodities"? If, as Marx posits, the social relations within capitalist society exist between commodities and not between workers, then do workers even have socail relations at all? If so, in what context? Marx asks, is a commodity valuable because human labour was expended to produce it or because it is intrinsically valuable?
INFJ, intuitive, feelers, funny people, smart people, Myers Brigg, Billy Crystal, Jamie Foxx, humanitarians, counselors, super creative people, you know.
Circumstances more than character or personality influence and determine human behavior. An explanation of why people sometimes do things that are out of character.
Filipino proverbs, or salawikain, echo the values of the Philippines. The values and lessons they impart to us still hold truth to this day.
This article examines the concept of humanity that underlines Karen Horney's psychoanalytic social theory.
Cleanse your soul and connect to Mother Earth in a pure and organic way. Participate in a Native American sweat lodge ceremony.
The Maori peoples of New Zealand consider themselves its First Nations. There is much discussion and much dispute over the question of where they came from.
There are many different feminist frameworks. This article outlines the various perspectives, theories, applications, and criticisms of "feminist theory," which is relevant to social work practice.
The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.
What does "Arab" really mean? Is it a language, religion, or ethnicity? This hub dispels commonly held false beliefs with facts.
Somebody is watching me... and I need to know what to do. Get the feeling you are not alone? Your life is being monitored by some unknown person or organization?
This article explains the law of diminishing marginal utility with the help of a schedule and diagram. It also states the assumptions and exceptions of the law of diminishing marginal utility.
A comprehensive look at the psychology of conspiracy theorists. Ten traits are identified as important for explaining why people believe conspiracy theories.
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, the first in a three article series, discusses three theories of moral development, the Piagetian, Biological & Psychodynamic models. Each theory is discussed and examples given.
A sociology essay that addresses how Robert Merton's Strain Theory fits into the functionalist theory. Thereafter, I critique Strain Theory from the angle of other classic sociological perspectives, such as conflict, feminist, and symbolic interactionist theories.
The article takes a look at killers who were convicted with the help of the most unlikely pieces of evidence.
The curious cultural differences between the English and the Dutch . Bizarre, strange,puzzling and just plain odd goings on in two very civilised countries.
On January 2nd, 2011, at 6pm, near Big Prairie in Holmes County, Ohio, an argument between a woman and her 10 year old son over a chore would turn deadly, and change both of their lives forever.
Served with a Summons? Learn how to win in court whether you represent yourself as pro se litigant or find a lawyer.
Is religion wishful thinking? This work summarizes the experimental evidence, and incorporates comfort theories into the cognitive science of religion.
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.
Have you ever wondered why series such as "The Walking Dead" or horror films such as "The Shining" attract a huge audience although they are full of atrocities?
According to genetics, it is extremely rare, but still possible, for a black person to have blue eyes. This article will cover the science behind black people with blue eyes, and will provide some well-known examples.