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  • An introduction to abnormal psychology, describing various aspects of this field, and disorders that differ in many ways to developmental behavior.

    An Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

    An Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

    by PsychHelp0

  • 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 CK Amoabeng0

  • I originally wrote the base paper for this hub as part of an assignment for my Econ 224 Macroeconomics class over at American InterContinental University Online. I received an A on the paper, although it was a bit of a bear for me to write. There...

    Economic Growth Strategies for Hong Kong & Singapore

    Economic Growth Strategies for Hong Kong & Singapore

    by Cameron Corniuk4

  • We have had a strong connection to England since our country began. The liberties we have today had a beginning several hundred years ago in a document called the Magna Carta. It is considered the founding document which identified English...

    Connecting the Magna Carta to the U.S. Constitution

    Connecting the Magna Carta to the U.S. Constitution

    by Dennis AuBuchon6

  • 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 Taylor2

  • Ancient lore told of a mysterious inhabited island that existed far to the north. This land was named Thule. Might there be any truth to this legend or is it simply fiction?

    Finding Thule: The Uncharted Lands of the North

    Finding Thule: The Uncharted Lands of the North

    by Chris Pinard0

  • This is a compilation of interesting, funny and quirky facts about people in history and the history of the United States. Enjoy the photos, videos and information that will give you some great conversation starters and make you your own human Google!

    This Great Nation: Fun Facts About the USA

    This Great Nation: Fun Facts About the USA

    by Kristi Sharp80

  • Early in Ruggerio's "The Art of Thinking" (2012), he defines 'thinking' as "any mental activity that helps formulate or solve a problem, make a decision, or fulfill a desire to understand.

    "The Art of Thinking"

    by LiveFitForLife0

  • 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.

    Admitting a Wrong:  The Challenge and the Reward

    Admitting a Wrong: The Challenge and the Reward

    by Kim Harris38

  • 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 Furches3

  • 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 Taylor1

  • Psychologist Dr. Billy Kidd interviews a 1960s Acid Guide. They discuss the psychology of psychedelics and make the counterculture movement come alive.

    LSD: Interview With a 1960s Acid Guide

    LSD: Interview With a 1960s Acid Guide

    by Dr Billy Kidd5

  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership is already toast; the North American Free Trade Agreement may be next as the Trump Administration is seduced by the false allure of protectionism.

    The Pitfalls of Protectionism

    The Pitfalls of Protectionism

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • People text while stepping into traffic, they spend money at casinos and race tracks thinking they are going to win, and they run with the bulls in Pamplona.

    The World of Stupidity

    The World of Stupidity

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • The presidential veto is one of the most famous of the president's powers. But where did we get the idea of a presidential veto? In this essay, I give a brief overview of power of the veto that was later given to the office of the president at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

    The Presidential  Power of Veto: Where Did it Come From?

    The Presidential Power of Veto: Where Did it Come From?

    by William R Bowen Jr3

  • To grant meaning and integrity to the later seasons of life we must consciously embrace the experience of aging, for it can bring profound psychological rewards. As C. G. Jung well understood.

    What Is Aging For?

    What Is Aging For?

    by John Paul Quester0

  • Though criticized as somewhat reductionist and overly codified, Piaget was the first developmental psychologist to postulate a series of cognitive stages through which children grow and develop.

    Piaget and Child Cognitive Development

    Piaget and Child Cognitive Development

    by adamschwartz0

  • 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 Differences Between Supply Side and Demand Side Economics

    The Differences Between Supply Side and Demand Side Economics

    by ecoggins12

  • Arguably, both intellectually and physiologically our species may be fast reaching the limits of its potential. What may come next?

    Has Homo Sapiens Peaked?

    Has Homo Sapiens Peaked?

    by John Paul Quester3

  • A discussion on the current uses and laws regarding the use of psychologists in local law enforcement and enhanced interrogation tactics as well as an argument for the use of psychologists.

    Psychology in Interrogation Tactics

    Psychology in Interrogation Tactics

    by MK Sloan0

  • The late 19th century was a critical time of change: social, economical, political, and more. This change resulted from the revolutions of the previous centuries. Three such revolutions in particular are the French Revolution, Scientific Revolution, and the Christian Reformation. The culmination of these three revolutions gave birth to new political, social, and economical ideologies of Capitalism, Socialism- governmental and non-governmental, and Communism/Anarchism. Each ideology broke bonds w

    Revolution: Its Impact on Economic Theorists

    Revolution: Its Impact on Economic Theorists

    by enewcomer7

  • 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?

    Conformity, a Good or a Bad Thing?

    Conformity, a Good or a Bad Thing?

    by Jamie Peutherer1

  • Assault is a deliberate creation of a well based belief that a harmful or offensive contact is about to occur. Battery comprises this contact.

    The Tort of Assault and Battery

    The Tort of Assault and Battery

    by Colleen Swan6

  • 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 History and Significance of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test

    The History and Significance of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test

    by Jennifer L. Black0

  • Social Capital Theory is concerned with the nature, structure, and resources embedded in a person’s network of relationships (Seibert et al, 2001; Granovetter, 1973; Burt, 1992; Lin, Ensel, & Vaughn, 1981a, 1981h). Social Exchange Theory is...

    Integrating Social Capital Theory and Social Exchange Theory

    Integrating Social Capital Theory and Social Exchange Theory

    by ecoggins0

  • In the 19th century, two philosophies struggled for supremacy. They were Marxism and transcendentalism. Marxism takes a materialist view of the cosmos, while transcendentalism takes a more, what can be called, mystical view coupled with naturalism. Both have the element of concern for their fellow human beings. The approach each has is different.

    Transcendentalism and Marxism

    Transcendentalism and Marxism

    by William J. Prest13

  • 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.

    The Crimes of Gangster James “Whitey” Bulger

    The Crimes of Gangster James “Whitey” Bulger

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • 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 Swan27

  • 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 Tally21

  • Ostensibly paranormal deathbed phenomena are widely reported across cultures. Palliative care teams in hospices and nursing homes are also witnessing a broad spectrum of such perplexing occurrences.

    A Study of What Happens at the Hour of Death

    A Study of What Happens at the Hour of Death

    by John Paul Quester2

  • There are many psychological defense mechanisms you use all the time to distance yourself from unpleasant realities. The only way to stop is to know yourself.

    4 Ways You Fool Yourself

    4 Ways You Fool Yourself

    by Sam0

  • ESTP is one of the 16 identifiable personality types. Like all personality types, the ESTP personality has both strengths and weaknesses that make it unique. Learn about ESTP careers as well as ESTP relationships here.

    The ESTP Personality: Life, Careers, and Relationships

    The ESTP Personality: Life, Careers, and Relationships

    by LQWILLIams0

  • This case examine the implications of the merger of Pepsi Co. and Quaker Oats Company for the rivalry between Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo, and for value creation by each firm.

    Coke Versus Pepsi, 2001: WACC & EVA Analysis

    Coke Versus Pepsi, 2001: WACC & EVA Analysis

    by lee custodio6

  • For a fee, some people agreed to assume the transgressions of the dead in the belief this would ease their passage into heaven.

    Sin Eaters Paid to Purify the Dead

    Sin Eaters Paid to Purify the Dead

    by Rupert Taylor1

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

    Lying and Microexpressions: Catching a Thief

    Lying and Microexpressions: Catching a Thief

    by Schatzie Speaks22

  • 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"

    Power: Knowledge Equations in Michel Foucault

    Power: Knowledge Equations in Michel Foucault

    by Monami0

  • This article takes a look at five major comic book superheroes, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Hulk, and The Silver Surfer, and makes the case that modern man uses superheroes to explain the world in the same way ancient man used myth.

    Modern Mythology: What Superheroes Can Show Us About Humanity

    Modern Mythology: What Superheroes Can Show Us About Humanity

    by witnessing1014

  • The term “monetary standard” refers to the monetary system of a country. There are three main types of monetary standards...

    Monetary Standard - Meaning and Types

    Monetary Standard - Meaning and Types

    by Sundaram Ponnusamy1

  • Taxes are as old as sin, as certain as death, and as popular as a skunk at a lawn party, but they do fund social programs we all rely on.

    A History of Creative Taxation

    A History of Creative Taxation

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • The criminal law system penalizes defendants found guilty of murder. The tort of wrongful death is meant to ease the financial and emotional suffering of those close to the victim

    The Tort of Wrongful Death

    The Tort of Wrongful Death

    by Colleen Swan6

  • A dramatic call to police. A small voice gives a name and location. A man yells. A girl screams. And the line goes dead. The name nervously uttered on the call was “Anthonette Cayedito,” a 9-year-old from Gallup, New Mexico, who had been missing for a year.

    Girl disappears after knock at 3 a.m.

    Girl disappears after knock at 3 a.m.

    by Byron Wolf6

  • Sociology, the systematic study of social behavior and society through the scientific method, has not always been recognized as a formal discipline. The beginnings of sociology go back to Ancient Greece where Aristotle developed the first system of...

    Analysis of How Sociology Developed as an Academic Discipline

    Analysis of How Sociology Developed as an Academic Discipline

    by pattygayle0

  • To help society with the issue of crime, criminology or the study of crime has been instrumental in the prediction, deterrence, punishment, and explanation of crime. Criminology is an important part of society today. For people to understand what is happening in the world today, they must go back and look at previous data and research. Perceived notions of past and present criminologists along with hard data and statistics make the criminal justice system what it is today.

    Schools of Criminology

    Schools of Criminology

    by Katelynn Torrence1

  • Meaning and assumptions of consumer's surplus - Measurement of consumer's surplus: The law of diminishing marginal utility approach and the indifference curve approach.

    Consumer’s Surplus: Meaning and Measurement

    Consumer’s Surplus: Meaning and Measurement

    by Sundaram Ponnusamy0

  • Do you prefer your solitude, enjoy having a social life or fall somewhere in between?Let's look at how the characteristics of an introvert differ from those of an extrovert to see where YOU fall on

    Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

    Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

    by Rebecca Fiskaali20

  • The Advocate describes a person who fights for human rights, speaks out for the voiceless, and lives a life committed to advancing humanitarian causes. They are motivated by a desire to make a change.

    Inside Modern Archetypes: Dissecting the Advocate

    Inside Modern Archetypes: Dissecting the Advocate

    by Kathleen Odenthal0

  • 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 Swan81

  • Eating black eyed peas is a fun family tradition in the South now. But once eating cow peas, Southern peas or black eyed peas was a matter of survival.

    Why Black-Eyed Peas Mean Good Luck

    Why Black-Eyed Peas Mean Good Luck

    by Patsy Bell Hobson10

  • What is Love? An Evolutionary Perspective - This article explains why loving couples fair better in the course of human evolution, and why love is epitomised in poetry yet shrouded in mystery.

    What is Love? An Evolutionary Perspective

    What is Love? An Evolutionary Perspective

    by Thomas Swan4

  • 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.

    Feminist Theory Explained

    Feminist Theory Explained

    by Crystal Gordon0

  • Nature has its dangers, but without it we starve ourselves in more ways than we can imagine. From nature we learn what it is to be human, how we fit in to life, and how we can make life easier.

    How Nature Affects Well Being and Quality of Life

    How Nature Affects Well Being and Quality of Life

    by Sustainable Sue6

  • Feral children have fascinated us for millennia. We've concoted many fanciful stories of children who have lived and survived in the wild. But this hub reveals that there is substantial truth behind the myths and the legends. In this hub, you'll meet the real Mowgli's and Tarzan's and learn how they survived, how they were rescued, and whether they were successfully rehabiliated...

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    by James Kenny39

  • 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 Furches1

  • How a con man duped struggling farmers into a pigeon breeding scheme that had fraud written all over it.

    The Pigeon King Swindle

    The Pigeon King Swindle

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Even though legal issues are probably not what first come to mind when most people think about psychology there is more involved in the practice of professional psychology than theories and treatment options. Psychologists are required to maintain their professional competence, not only by staying up-to-date on changes in the field of psychology but by maintaining awareness of any revisions to laws or regulations that could affect them and their practice. Some of the most significant changes i

    Legal Aspects of Professional Psychology

    Legal Aspects of Professional Psychology

    by Jennifer L. Black2

  • 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.

    Spitting in America - Does Law Enforcement Work?

    Spitting in America - Does Law Enforcement Work?

    by Sherri61

  • 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 JourneyHolm7

  • 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?

    Crom Cruach: Ireland and the Fetters of Cronos

    Crom Cruach: Ireland and the Fetters of Cronos

    by Chris Pinard3

  • The development of ethnography, important figures in cultural anthropology, and how ethnography changed history.

    Why Ethnography is Important

    Why Ethnography is Important

    by Melanie Shebel26

  • Our mothers always told us that breakfast was the most important meal of the day; our mothers, as usual, were right.

    Breakfast the British Way

    Breakfast the British Way

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • As I walked out of the theatre after viewing 'Black Swan' I could not help but notice the striking similarities between the primary actors' roles and certain archetypes of the unconcious mind as delineated by Carl G. Jung. This film seems to be...

    What Does 'Black Swan' Have To Do With Carl Jung?

    What Does 'Black Swan' Have To Do With Carl Jung?

    by L. Ray Haynes19

  • A review of the language, beliefs, and practices of the Rastafari as displayed in Leonard Barrett's "The Rastafarians," as well as the words and music of the people themselves.

    The Word Magic of the Rastafari

    The Word Magic of the Rastafari

    by Megan Faust8

  • Conspiracy in itself can constitute a crime. Assistance given in any form, with knowledge of its intended use in a criminal act, involves the provider in whatever conduct ensues.

    Criminal Law - Conspiracy

    Criminal Law - Conspiracy

    by Colleen Swan7

  • The article discusses the definition of "normal" and how "normal childhood" is defined differently based on context. Recommendations are made for how children can contribute to this description.

    Is There Really Such a Thing as an Ideal Childhood?

    Is There Really Such a Thing as an Ideal Childhood?

    by Natalie Frank6

  • Image couresty of Real Future Real Future The idea of the modern state that exists today never attained fruition until the perhaps the 18th century. The modern state and its accompanying instruments, institutions and mechanisms that we know of and...

    Did War Really Make the Modern State?

    Did War Really Make the Modern State?

    by lazybum7

  • 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?

    Why Is Horror So Popular?

    Why Is Horror So Popular?

    by Clarissa Schmal3

  • 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.

    The Importance of Facial Recognition

    The Importance of Facial Recognition

    by Jennifer L. Black2

  • The legends of this underworld testify to its otherness and yet also impart a distinctive British flair.

    Annwn: The British Underworld

    Annwn: The British Underworld

    by Chris Pinard0

  • A review of the development and contribution of equity towards law and the country. It includes discussion of equitable remedies, maxims, doctrines, and principles which are still used until today.

    Equity and Today

    Equity and Today

    by frozenink3