Category Archives: Social Sciences & Humanities

Response to a Blog Post “Open Access Linguistics: You’re Doing It Wrong”

We noticed a blog entry with the title “Open Access Linguistics: You’re Doing It Wrong”. It was released online with date 2014-04-02 and marked online as 2014-04-01: http://troutworthy.blogspot.co.uk/2014_04_01_archive.html We are not taking this as a April Fool’s Day joke and … Continue reading

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Innovative Thinking in Collegiate Pedagogy in the Big Data Era—Analysis of the Teaching Platform Required in China

Author(s): Ke Ming, Lu Mengxing ABSTRACT From the perspectives of the innovation of teaching methods and the kind of thinking ability that the society in the future may require, this article explores the prospect of reform of pedagogy in colleges … Continue reading

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Do We Have an Inborn Moral Sense?

Author(s): Marilyn Walker ABSTRACT This paper reviews some recent work in the relationship between caring behavior among humans, an evolutionary adaptation necessary for survival of the species, and our moral sense of right and wrong. The investigation presents some of … Continue reading

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The Ebola Crisis in the West African Region: Should It Have Been So Severe?

Author:Ezeakukwu E. Nsoedo ABSTRACT A lot of factors magnified the severity of the Ebola outbreak in the West African region. The various regional governments lack the rudimental health care structure and support equipment necessary to checkmate outbreak of infectious diseases … Continue reading

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The Saartjie Baartman’s Body Shape versus the Victorian Dress: The Untold African Treasures

Author(s) : Anne Mastamet-Mason ABSTRACT In most African countries, it is still a common belief that thin women are not attractive. Until the 21st century, full-figured women were considered attractive, were respected, and their padded (with flesh) and curvaceous bodies represented wealth, … Continue reading

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How to maximise your child’s potential?

Author:Ann Buchanan It was the distinguished UK psychiatrist, Professor Sir Michael Rutter, who first promoted the idea that there were risk and protective factors within the wider ecological framework of the child which profoundly influenced the child’s development.   Although there … Continue reading

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Overlooking the harmful effects of drinking socially during the working hours

Author:Elizabeth Espindola Halpern There is a tendency to assign responsibility for the act of drinking alcohol to the drinkers. The common sense leads many people and even professionals to blame them for their frequent relapses, misuses, and abuses. Modern society … Continue reading

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Modern but not amusing? Women have lost their sense of humor in the American sitcom

Author(s)  : Jack Simmons, Leigh E. Rich While opportunities for women have changed greatly in society, particularly with regard to education and employment, women on TV remain trapped in the usual stereotypes. In particular, women in today’s situational comedies seem to … Continue reading

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Preschool and Social Skills. Boy and girl are they different?

Author:Rosa Maria Silva Gomes Why bullying is much associated with behavior problems in school boys. In the case of negative social interactions, children tend to be rejected among peers. The boys are seen as more aggressive and girls as more … Continue reading

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Myths and Reality for Divorce: Little Children, Big Challenges

Author: Thomas Babalis People say that it is better for a child to have two happy separated parents rather than a united misery in the house. Partly this is true. But what really is the effect of divorce on preschool … Continue reading

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