24 dezembro 2016

TODAY IN THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGYVisit –>...



TODAY IN THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY

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Hanukkah! (or Chanukah, or Hanuka, or Chanukka...)

Jewish understanding of “day” is a little different. They say “the evening and the morning” which means each day begins at sundown, not midnight, and lasts till the next sundown. Why the lesson on Jewish time keeping? Because this evening is the beginning of the first day of Hannukah! And I made a fun facts list to give you a little more to talk about next time you go to a candle-lighting

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The Great British Gender Crisis

Around the mid-1600s in England, it was a widely accepted fact among men that English women sizeably outnumbered English men. There was no statistical evidence this was true. But men believed it anyway. Scholar Thomas Browne went so far as to declare that, because of “the unequal number of both sexes, [polygamy] may also be necessary.”

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Stabbed by a Persian assassin, the second caliph Umar died...



Stabbed by a Persian assassin, the second caliph Umar died from his wounds after three days. He had been head of the Muslims for 10 years, from 634 to 644 CE, and  during his time had quickly expanded Muslim territory by conquering the Sassanian Empire and more than two-thirds of the Byzantine Empire.

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Bad Children Get Coal

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Bad Children Get Coal

It’s here.

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