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The study of human social behavior, especially the study of the origins, organization, institutions, and development of human society.

Asked in Miscellaneous, Sociology, Civil Engineering, Buildings

Where did people live before they evolved to live in buildings and houses?

Initially people lived in the open or under the canopies of trees or in caves or in any sheltering hole they could find comfort suiting to the prevailing weather conditions. As the population multiplied they felt the need for creating shelters using broad leaves, tree branches, stones, soil, etc. Gradually they developed building many varieties of structures as their needs increased. ...
Asked in Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology

What is healthy values?

What are considered healthy values generally depends on the culture you are a part of and even within that culture these values may be vastly different. Take for example the difference between what is important in the mind of a person that is a Muslim and that in the case of a Christian person. and even then what are considered healthy values may differ greatly among the people of different denominations and ways of thinking. Healthy values are an attitude to the...
Asked in Pronouns, Sociology

Who do children admire?

If you define admiration meaning a person to look up to,a role model something that a child would strive to become then they admire:people who are affectionate and instructive/those who have power in their environment and are able to give rewards,high social status,and plentyfull in resources(so naturally their parents-in normal cases and other adults depending on spatial temporal cultural variables of the environment he lives in).Also after the child forms his own values he will admire people with the same values ,people who...
Asked in Miscellaneous, Sociology

What are the characteristics of a loyal person?

A loyal person is someone who will stand by someone else, or a cause, no matter what happens. ...
Asked in Sociology, Disability Issues

What is the impact of social devaluation?

Devaluation can affect anyone People can experience rejection and loss of control over their lives There are consequences of being devalued some devalued people often do not have the resources to gain value They are at risk of further devaluation ...
Asked in Sociology, Business Communication, Communication

What is the explanation for the meaning of intrapersonal communication?

Intrapersonal communication is communicating with one's self, that is any for of relaying messages to your own person. Normally successful communication requires having an independent sender and receiver, who sens messages back and forth between them. This definition is currently challenged, there are some people who consider intrapersonal communication too useful to be discounted. Whether or not intrapersonal communication is a valid form of communication, the following actions are considered intrapersonal communication: Dreaming (especially daydreaming and lucid dreaming) Talking to oneself. This action is normal, since...
Asked in DIY Projects, Sociology

What is a trait for someone outgoing?

Someone who is outgoing has many traits, such as being forward, upfront, loud, spirited, talkative, or lively. Someone who is outgoing does not have a fear of public situations. ...
Asked in Literature and Language, Psychology, Sociology

Is culture the foundation of communication?

What comes closer to being true is that communication is the foundation of culture. I think cultures shifts the communication because culture constitutes traditions, location, beliefs, history, and many other factors that impact the way people communicate. When i was studying international communications, I was amazed how much your culture effect your communication styles. Also, I'm married to Russian lady, and when we just started chatting on dream'marriage, I was shocked how much collectivist cultures dependent on relations and connections cuz in the US...
Asked in Animal Life, Sociology

What is the 8 components of culture?

1. Religion 2. Clothing 3. Food 4. Economy 5. The Arts 6. Language 7. Government 8. Transportation ...
Asked in Relationships, Sociology

Why social interaction is important?

Social interaction is important for maintaining our mental health, but also our physical health. Human beings are social animals--our brain is shaped by our social interactions from the time we are born. Without interaction, the centers of the brain that are responsible for empathy and self-regulation don't develop properly. ...
Asked in Relationships, Sociology, Human Behavior

Do women have better verbal ability than men do?

Women have always been more verbal and overtly expressive than men as a general rule. Men are more introverted, and less expressive about feelings. Additional information The above is absolutely correct. Men were the hunters of ancient times. As such they needed the skills to cover great distances and find their way home. The male spacial perception skills are superior to females because of that need. Females tended to remain "back at the village", meaning that they remained in the company of other females....
Asked in College Applications and Entrance Requirements, Sociology

What is the significance of assimilation?

The Borg made everyone do it in Star Trek. Next Generation.
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Law & Legal Issues, Sociology

List the major types of criminological research?

1 Comparative and Historical Research, 2 Biographies , 3 Pattern of Crime Research, 4 Cohort of Study 5 Surveys 6 Observations 7 Analysis of Official and Unofficial Records 8 Experiment 9 Mathematical Model and Econometric Technique 10 Combining Research Strategies ...
Asked in Health, Psychology, Sociology, Discrimination, How To

How to overcome cultural barrier in health setting?

This is a difficult and challenging question and a proper answer would require years of experience. Cultural barriers depend on the culture of the provider and the patient, so there is no singular answer to the question. The best answer I have heard is to supersede the Golden Rule ("Treat others as you would want to be treated") with the "Platinum Rule" - Treat others as they wish to be treated. Like I said, discovering the specifics of this answer takes years of...
Asked in Sociology, Human Behavior, Psychological Disciplines

Does culture affect individual personality?

Yes. Culture provides many of the categories and ideals that individuals strive to adopt (or else to avoid) in their lives. Whether to be aggressive or passive, stoic or easily excitable, independent or collaborative, all of these attributes (and many more) are influenced by cultural images of what successful or interesting or nice people should be like. Often there are specific images for that person's group (society, ethnicity, gender, class, age, etc). So there are certain ways to have an "artistic" personality and how...
Asked in English Language, Sociology, Human Behavior

What do you call a group of professional people?

A doddering of seniors A twaddle of Democrats A condescension of reporters A kegger of collegians A trust-fund of peace marchers A hypervapidity of Maureen Dowds A gesticulation of Italians A corruption of Congressmen A moustache of policemen A tumescence of pornstars A shriek of liberals A waddle of Rosie O'Donnells A crimewave of Kennedys A tapper of Idaho Senators A nattering of elderly ladies A caring of staff nurses A nextplease of dental nurses ...
Asked in Relationships, Sociology, Human Behavior

What is inappropriate behavior?

Showing your genitals to people who do not want to see them. It is very innappropriate behavior. As is getting on tables and yelling, or yelling in general. You should not do these things unless you know your company personally and are well aquanted with them. Don't fart too. ...
Asked in Learning Theories, Sociology, Demographics

What is an enclave minority group?

An enclave minority establishes its own neighborhood and relies on a set of interconnected small businesses that work together the ground the community economically. Some of the businesses serve the group, while others serve the larger society. ...
Asked in Anthropology, Sociology

What is counter culture in sociology?

culture that strongly opposed and widly accepted in a society.
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Sociology

How does a person that wishes to do so become stateless?

To obtain a medical technician certification, you will normally be required to have an associates' or bachelors degree medical technology or medical sciences. ...
Asked in Social Sciences, History of Science, Sociology

What would life be like without penicillin?

Simple scrapes, cuts and internal injuries would slowly build and ravage our body both from the inside-out and the other way around. There are certain strains of bacteria that are resistant to almost every form of antibiotic. 2 of them may cause a lot of damage in the near future: MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) and VRE (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus). ...
Asked in Psychology, Sociology

What is NonSymbolic Interactionism theory?

It is a sociological term derrived from some swampy donkey eee theorist a long time ago who wanted to descrive in non scientific terms a theory desribing the interaction of a population using data that is not scientific or objective. If you are looking this up, I feel sorry for you. ...
Asked in Anthropology, Sociology

What is a significant problem in contemporary culture?

Answer Hatred, or refusal to accept, or attempt to understand minorities or those considered different. Especially the lesbian, gay, bi, and trans-gender community. Answer Another significant problem for contemporary society is a tendency for people to depend on others to tell them what the political, economic, or social problems are and what they mean. It is a problem when people get their information from a single source or limited sources. The second half of this problem (although by no means recent) is a lack of...