Category Archives: Social Sciences & Humanities

Journals from Social Sciences & Humanities

Work Capacity of the Elderly: Assuming An-other Social Identity in the Contemporary World

Author(s): João Henrique de Morais Ribeiro, Raul Paiva dos Santos, Deusdete Inácio de Souza Junior, Daniele Sirineu Pereira, José Vitor da Silva, Maria Angélica Mendes ABSTRACT This is a theoretical study on the work capacity of elderly people based on … Continue reading

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Academic and Professional Guidance for Tertiary Students with Disabilities: Gathering Best Practices throughout European Universities

Author(s):Leonardo Santos Amâncio Cabral, Enicéia Gonçalves Mendes , Lucia de Anna, Serge Ebersold ABSTRACT The exponential increase of students with disabilities enrolled at universities of different countries has urged these institutions to enable some services geared to their guidance, both … Continue reading

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Application of Social Computing to Collaborative Web Search

Author(s): Chenn-Jung Huang, Heng-Ming Chen, Shun-Chih Chang, Sheng-Yuan Chien ABSTRACT Recently, e-learning has been paid much attention in the area of education. However, it is difficult for the low-achievement students to find out the key points and keywords while searching … Continue reading

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Is Blended Learning Making Us Stupid, Too?

Author(s): Ray Archee ABSTRACT The title of this paper echoes Nicholas Carr’s (2008) article, Is Google Making Us Stupid?, which evoked heated debate around the issue of whether the Internet was having negative effects upon human concentration and learning. While … Continue reading

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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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