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Anarchism

Synonyms: Voluntarism

Anarchism is a philosophical view and political movement that denies authority and government. The state as any hierarchical structure is opposed, and a society where people voluntarily cooperate is favored ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Liberty Society


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Average Association

Synonyms: Kaninchenzüchterverein

In German language there exists a term 'Kaninchenzüchterverein' that literally means an association of rabbit breeders, but in philosophical and political context this term is used as reference to an ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Control Psychology Sociology


Categories: Philosophy Psychology Sociology


Comment on Rampages

This is actually a comment on three posts at the Social Evolution Forum on rampages interpreted as early signs of social unrest. Firstly, By demonstrating a tenfold increase in shooting ...

Tags: Ideology Imprecision Society Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Cannibalism

Synonyms: Men Eating, Anthropophagy

Cannibalism is the use of other human body parts for nutrition, to meet, so to say, the need of of essential nutrients and energy supply.

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Psychology Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Cognition

In fauceir terms Cognition is a psychological fauceir that links human perception to rational behavior. Needless to say that cognition as a fauceir has a whole bunch (in fact an ...

Tags: Anthropology Cladistics Cognitive function Evolution Psychology


Categories: Psychology


Cognitive inhibition

Cognitive inhibition is a type of control exerted on our conscious mind to filter information[1]. This might be of importance to all individuals with consciousness, as the long term ...

Tags: Behavior Cognitive function Control Information Learning Psychology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Consciousness

Synonyms: Psychological Awareness

Consciousness is an illusion. Consciousness remains a mystery even to those who venture to describe it. Its definition is highly controversial, so encyclopedias and dictionaries, such as Wikipedia and Meriam-Webster ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Theory


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Contrasting abstraction and generalization

Synonyms: Abstraction vs. Generalization

Abstraction and generalization are two epistemological fauceirs that interpret an object in a more general framework. While abstraction reduces the number of properties, generalization adds new properties. Abstraction is introduced ...

Tags: Linguistic


Categories: Epistemology Psychology


Creativity

Creativity is the evolution of new fauceirs by cognition.

Tags: Cognitive function


Categories: Psychology


Denkhemmung

Synonyms: blocked rational thinking

Denkhemmung is a German word. It is not used in German language either. I invented it to describe a phenomenon that people are unaware of the obvious but invent irrational ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Ideology Psychology Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Dependence rule

Synonyms: Rule of mutual influence

The Dependence rule is a special case and antonym to the rule of visibility. It states that there is no independent observer. A fauceir can be observer ie. is visible ...

Tags: Rules Theory


Categories: Philosophy Physics Psychology Systems Theory


Endowment Effect

Endowment effect describes a phenomenon observed in economics. People value objects already in their possession higher than objects that can be purchased. Classic experiment
  1. Two objects were chosen that a ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Economy Society


Categories: Economics Psychology


Epistemology

Synonyms: Accumulation of Knowledge, Development of understanding

Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that studies how knowledge is accumulated. The accumulation of knowledge is explained as a fauceir evolution process, what a surprise :-). Fist we consider some ...

Tags: Cognitive function Decontextualization Imprecision Information Learning Psychology


Categories: Philosophy Psychology


Evolution of a societies life cycle

Synonyms: History

The evolution of societies life cycles is tightly connected with human history. In fact human history is the collection of various accounts of human societies rise and fall. As a ...

Tags: Anthropology Evolution Sociology Theory


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Fauceir Theory of Memory

When memory is considered a fauceir the conclusions listed on this page can be drawn. The Fauceir Model Memory a Fauceirs As a fauceir consists of a set of sub-fauceirs ...

Tags: Learning Memory


Categories: Psychology


Hierarchy Of Social Rules

Synonyms: History of Social Rules, Social Rules

Social Rules are slave fauceirs of social groups specifically designed to keep control of group member's behavior. The hierarchy proposed on this page is based on evolutionary distance. Three ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Cladistics Evolution Psychology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Intelligence

Synonyms: Human Intelligence

Intelligence is the readiness of a human's brain to create cognitive fauceirs. This is compatible with the essence of intelligence tests that mainly test the capability to swiftly find ...

Tags: Cognitive function Psychology Theory


Categories: Psychology


Human Memory

Synonyms: Memory, human

Human memory is the sum of all information (conscious or subconscious) stored in a persons brain. This information comes in fauceir packages, stories. A person's memory is a growing ...

Tags: Cognitive function Information Memory Psychology


Categories: Psychology


Independent researchers into evolution

Our thinking is limited by ideology. Ideology is made to subconsciously influence ideas. That, of course, holds true for whole frameworks of ideas, theories. Evolutionary theory makes no exception. Since ...

Tags: Evolution Ideology System Theory


Categories: Philosophy Psychology Sociology


Influence of a Social Group

Human individuals are simultaneously members of several social groups. Those groups can have different agendas. Not only that each group has favorite goals, but also those goals can be contradictory ...

Tags: Anthropology Ideology Religion


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Intelligence is Threatened

When we talk about intelligence on this page, intelligence is not understood as the sum of acquired knowledge, it is even not the intelligence quotient IQ. Intelligence is defined as ...

Tags: Learning Theory


Categories: Psychology


Too-big-to-fail Myth

Wikipedia explains the term too-big-to-fail economically only. By that definition the term describes a set of enterprises whose failure may be disastrous to the whole economy, so the state is ...

Tags: Myth Sociology Theory


Categories: Biology Psychology


Psychological Repression

Synonyms: Verdrängung, Repression

Psychological repression is a psychopathological condition characterized described by psychoanalysis. The concept holds that the subconscious suppression of (sexual) desires and unpleasant memories causes psychological conditions. Beside those pathological conditions ...

Tags: Psychology


Categories: Psychology


Psychopathy

Definition Psychopathy is a psychological condition of humans that are completely emotionless Remarks
  • Psychopathy is predominantly studies among criminals, serial killers in particular, but psychopaths exist with an increased frequency ...

Tags: Anthropology Psychology Society Sociology


Categories: Psychology


Reply to "Social Scientists and their Struggle with Statistics"

This is actually a reply to a post that claims to have improved statistics. It comes with a bundle of software that will be discussed here. We not only put ...

Tags: Software


Categories: Psychology Sociology Software


Robbers Cave Experiment

Robbers Cave Experiment is a psychological experiment on social groups carried out in 1954 by Muzafer Sherif [1]. 20 adolescent boys were driven to a state park, divided into 2 ...

Tags: Adaptation Anthropology Psychology Society Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Romeo And Juliet Conflict

Synonyms: Romeo And Juliet Phenomenon

The famous play Romeo and Juliet written William Shakespeare serves as a typical example of social fauceir conflict on this page. The root of this conflict is the collision of ...

Tags: Phenomena Society


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Shamanism

Shamanism is a type of religion in which all social control is cantraized in a single control structure. In a small hunter-gatherer society religion was almost exclusively represented by a ...

Tags: Control Religion


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) who defined psychoanalysis can also be considered a vordenker of fauceir theory. At least, he discovered two important feature among psychological fauceirs that are crucial to ...

Tags: Personage


Categories: Psychology


Social conflicts

Marx correctly observed that humans'' actions and their way to understand the world is to a lesser degree determined by their thinking but vice versa their thinking is determined by ...

Tags: Psychology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Evolutionary Sociology

Synonyms: Social Evolution; Social Darwinism

Definition Social evolution is the evolution of social fauceirs. Social evolution is not different from history. In fact social evolution includes history. History is studying social evolution in a restricted ...

Tags: Evolution Society Theory


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Stockholm Syndrome

Synonyms: Terror-bonding, Traumatic bonding

Stockholm Syndrome is a phenomenon observed in criminology by which victims of abduction or hostage feel sympathy towards their captors and may even support their criminal acts. Examples
  1. It was ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Story

A story is a package of information stored in a humans brain. A story as a fauceir consists of a set of details and their relationship, which most common is ...

Tags: Cognitive function Information


Categories: Psychology


Xenophobia

Xenophobia is a set of human behaviors that reflects the conflict between the social fauceirs as mirrored in a human's consciousness. Xenophobia may have two aspects defense or aggression ...

Tags: Behavior


Categories: Psychology Sociology


 
   

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