# Social Sciences

- Sociology, Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics, Economics
 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Views: 2,421 Announcement: Follow us on social media and spread the word about PF! Jan16-12 Pinned: Sociology of Physics: comment and indices ( 1 2 3 ... Last) Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and... Aug29-14 10:37 AM marcus 510 268,230 In response to the growing needs of our membership, we're excited to announce the restructuring our Science Education... Oct12-05 01:39 AM Moonbear 0 19,974 So I was reading a science mag link today and wondered what you all thought about the NSF's role in funding the social... Jul22-14 03:38 PM Student100 2 1,150 http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1048387,00.html NOTE: I couldn't think of a better place to post. Oct3-03 12:47 PM wolram 1 2,564 http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.11/sleep.html?tw=wn_tophead_9/ Oct17-03 08:17 PM Beren 1 2,099 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3197402.stm Oct21-03 11:00 AM selfAdjoint 1 2,194 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3207462.stm Nov1-03 08:52 PM Ivan Seeking 1 3,122 Self-injurious Bahavior (SIB) is usually referring to the actions of hurting oneself physically, like cutting or... Dec13-03 03:41 PM hypnagogue 1 1,650 From Skeptic vol. 3, no. 3, 1995, pp. 72-80. The following article is copyright © 1995 by the Skeptics Society, P.O.... Dec18-03 04:36 AM Carlos Hernandez 1 4,207 http://www.apa.org/journals/amp/press_releases/october_2003/amp5810778.html Dec18-03 04:25 AM Carlos Hernandez 1 1,817 Killing Freud: 20th-century culture and the death of psychoanalysis by Todd Dufresne Disastrous victory of a... Dec28-03 04:58 PM mikelus 1 2,520 How can a nation obsessed by Michael Jackson's "pedophilia" and Britney Spears' "marriage" ever responsibly endorse a... Jan5-04 09:15 PM selfAdjoint 1 1,807 I'm sure it depends on the University but I'm wondering what goes on in University with the fact everyone is coming... Jan31-04 09:54 AM Moonbear 1 1,522 Based on the article below I have been having a discussion with a friend about how thoughts arise (where they are... Apr10-04 06:46 PM Rene Jimenez 1 1,967 I've heard of athletes who can make themselves feel cold/heat on command, or make themselves sweat on command, etc. I... Aug27-04 11:33 AM False Prophet 1 1,677 First, I'd like to note that I'm not sure whether this is in the right section or not. How many of you have catched... Aug24-04 02:27 PM False Prophet 1 1,235 There have been quite a few threads here in Social Sciences that would benefit from the inputs from sociology; for... Aug7-04 08:54 AM Monique 1 1,124 I have been trying to find a summary of global ethnicity and percent of... the origin of the bug in my hat is the... Nov25-04 11:24 AM Nereid 1 3,933 http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGBPZBW7B0E.html Oct15-04 06:41 PM False Prophet 1 3,094 The discussions about IQ and race here have been fascinating. There is also a theory that "ethnocentrism" is... Sep29-04 12:14 AM robert Ihnot 1 2,274 Today, what tests are considered standard for IQ testing purpose? Thanx, God blesses you if you help Howard Oct2-04 03:27 AM hitssquad 1 1,835 Would society be better of without copyright and patents? Or more or less of than today? Many would probably agree... Jan12-05 02:00 PM russ_watters 1 1,245 In the asset market equilibrium and Arrow-Debreu equilibrium, for each every agent, the budge constraint has the form... Jan23-05 11:47 AM Ontoplankton 1 1,562 I was horrified to hear of the UK government's plans to make child-care available in schools from eight until six. I... Jan4-05 05:02 PM the number 42 1 1,641 Analogy can be considered as one of the idea-generating techniques. Can you describe how analogy influence the... Jan7-05 10:09 AM the number 42 1 1,466 Hi, I just completed reading a very interesting article called "Love Thy Neighbor: The Evolution of In-Group... Dec25-04 01:23 PM Andre 1 1,447 Is there any race which is superior to all other races. (Biologically) :confused: Dec14-04 08:28 AM iansmith 1 1,642 How can we increase Creativity and Reasoning power dramatically within 5 years? Jan17-05 08:52 AM NeutronStar 1 4,830 My mother had six sons, all of whom smoked and my father too. She used to drink full cream milk, we had fish and... Jan27-05 07:51 AM Nev 1 1,237 Hey Do you think that the social sciences deserve their status as less hard than say math or physics or even biology... Jan29-05 11:13 PM stjimmy 1 2,167 I recently came across a Jewish newspaper and they had a very interesting article on the history of eugenics and the... Feb4-05 01:47 PM Scientific Method 1 1,876 We do not choose to be born, nor do we choose our parents, loving or cruel as they may be. We don't choose our race... Feb7-05 11:04 AM iansmith 1 1,556 I propose dividing intelligence into two categories: "sufficient" intelligence, and "extra" intelligence. Sufficient... Mar2-05 02:58 AM 0TheSwerve0 1 3,381 There are people in this world who are afraid of certain things: like germs. Now not everybody likes germs, especially... Apr20-05 05:40 AM hitssquad 1 2,407 http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=624&ncid=624&e=1&u=/ap/20050420/ap_on_sc/great_ape_research an ... Apr21-05 07:27 PM hypatia 1 2,668 What is the exchange rate for RMB to US $? i.e. 1 RMB = x US$. May1-05 05:44 AM hypatia 1 1,020 Can you tell me how to know a person if he/she is a real racist or not ? Are there any articles in the papers or news... May14-05 07:48 AM Joel 1 1,137 What is the difference between Capital Consumption allowance and Capital consumption? If i'm looking to calculate,... Jul9-05 08:28 PM EnumaElish 1 3,456 For those contemplating marriage or other committed, exclusive relationship, I highly recommend Judith Viorst's book,... Jul14-05 04:29 PM Ivan Seeking 1 2,928 If this issue is covered under an existing thread please so direct me kindly. Otherwise, I'd like to hear about... Aug26-05 09:03 AM hypatia 1 1,256 Insomnia- searching for sleep and an insomnia cure Sep9-05 10:45 AM WhiteWolf 1 1,662 Many famous people have suffer some form of mental illness, but it is also linked to genius, will this mental illness... Sep30-05 09:21 AM matthyaouw 1 4,257