Category Archives: Social Sciences & Humanities

Journals from Social Sciences & Humanities

Perceptions of Women on Marriage in Namibia

Author(s): Nelago Indongo, Lillian Pazvakawambwa ABSTRACT Marital pattern in a Namibian society is predominantly of never married women, and the rates are increasing, while the proportion of those getting married is falling, nevertheless, these proportions decline as age increases. Quantitative … Continue reading

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Psychology of Light: How Light Influences the Health and Psyche

Author(s): Rosella Tomassoni, Giuseppe Galetta, Eugenia Treglia ABSTRACT Light is the stimulus that influences most the human perception, but also the psychophysical well-being of the individual in everyday life. This paper analyzes the light from a psychological point of view, … Continue reading

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The Application Research on DOI in the Digital Publication of Chinese Sci-Tech Journals

Author(s): Ting Dai ABSTRACT DOI, Digital Object Identifier, has been pervasively applied in digital information resources overseas and becomes an international standard, while in China it’s still on the initial stage. This article discusses the application of DOI in the … Continue reading

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America’s Birth Certificate: The Oldest Globular World Map: c. 1507

Author(s): Stefaan Missinne ABSTRACT In 2012, a woodcut print for a c. 11 centimeter globe was discovered in an ancient volume in the University Library in Munich. This pivotal 1 million US$ globular world map, which only differs marginally from … Continue reading

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Relationship between Mood Change, Odor and Its Psychophysiological Responses in Humans in Terms of the Sensory Evaluation Spectrum

Author(s): Yoshiaki Sugawara, Asami Shigetho, Mai Yoneda, Tomoko Tuchiya, Hiroko Yamada, Tomomi Matumura, Miki Hirano ABSTRACT How does the brain ultimately identify more than 10,000 odorants? How precisely can humans and their olfactory system detect and discriminate a great variety … Continue reading

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Validity and Reliability of the Interpersonal Sensitivity/Privileged Self Scale: Solving a New Type of Depression

Author(s): Itsuki Yamakawa, Masaki Muranaka, Shinji Sakamoto ABSTRACT Although “modern-type” depression (MTD), having different features than melancholic-type depression, has become problematic in Japan especially since the late 1990s, there are few psychological studies of MTD. Sakamoto, Muranaka, and Yamakawa (2014) … Continue reading

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What Men Want in a Woman: Personality Is More Important than Academic Record or Athleticism

Author(s): Adrian Furnham, Alastair McClelland ABSTRACT Two hundred and fifty eight male respondents with a mean age of 24.5 years were presented with sixteen hypothetical females which they were asked to rate for suitability as long term partners. The hypothetical … Continue reading

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Only One Goal: Economic Growth. How Can Environmentalism Survive in the 21st Century?

Author(s):Giovanni Capulli ABSTRACT This paper is aimed to explore environmentalism in the 21st century: this broad philosophy has to overcome its limits in order to survive in a society where there seems to be only one goal, the economic growth. … Continue reading

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“How We Die” in New Mexico: A Judicial Prescription without Relief

Author(s): Arthur G. Svenson ABSTRACT By some accounts, New Mexico Judge Nan Nash fashioned a landmark ruling in a civil dispute pitting two doctors and a cancer patient against the state. At issue, a statute making it unlawful to “deliberately … Continue reading

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