Biology. History The objects of our research will be the different forms and manifestations of life, the conditions and laws under which these phenomena occur, and the causes through which they have been effected.
The science that concerns itself with these objects we will indicate by the name biology [Biologie] or the doctrine of life [Lebenslehre]. Although modern biology is a relatively recent development, sciences related to and included within it have been studied since ancient times. Natural philosophy was studied as early as the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indian subcontinent, and China. However, the origins of modern biology and its approach to the study of nature are most often traced back to ancient Greece. While the formal study of medicine dates back to Hippocrates (ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC), it was Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) who contributed most extensively to the development of biology. Foundations of modern biology Cell theory Main article: Cell theory Genetics. English Test on Simple Present 1. 6 Deep Exercises to Shift Your Brain Waves and Expand Your Consciousness. Thich Nhat Hanh’s 5 Techniques For Mastering Mindfulness.
Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist Monk, as well as peace activist and author.
He is famous for coining the term ‘Engaged Buddhism,’ inspired by the suffering observed during the Vietnam War and outline in his book Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire. Thay (‘teacher’), as he is known to his devotees, is a highly influential figure in the development of Buddhism in Western nations. One of his most well-known achievements is the development of the Five Mindfulness Trainings, which, according to Plum Village: …represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the path of right understanding and true love, leading to healing, transformation, and happiness for ourselves and for the world. Mindfulness Training #1: Reverence For Life The First Precept of Buddhism is to abstain from taking the life of another animal.
Mindfulness Training #2: True Happiness. Grammar explanation. Crimes against humanity. Crimes against humanity, as defined by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Explanatory Memorandum, "are particularly odious offences in that they constitute a serious attack on human dignity or a grave humiliation or degradation of human beings.
" They are not isolated or sporadic events, but are part either of a government policy (although the perpetrators need not identify themselves with this policy) or of a wide practice of atrocities tolerated or condoned by a government or a de facto authority. Murder; massacres; dehumanization; extermination; human experimentation; extrajudicial punishments; death squads; military use of children; kidnappings; unjust imprisonment; slavery; cannibalism, torture; rape; political, racial, or religious persecution; and other inhumane acts reach the threshold of crimes against humanity only if they are part of a widespread or systematic practice.
Abolition of the slave trade First use Nuremberg trials Apartheid INTRODUCTION OF PSYCHOLOGY. New Research on Visual Perception and Attention From Psychological Science. News Read about the latest research on visual perception and attention from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
When What You Hear Influences When You See: Listening to an Auditory Rhythm Influences the Temporal Allocation of Visual Attention Jared E. Miller, Laura A. Carlson, and J. Can the things we hear affect the ways we allocate visual attention? The Time Course of Perceptual Grouping in Natural Scenes Ilia Korjoukov, Danique Jeurissen, Niels A.
It is widely believed that perceptual grouping occurs in parallel across the visual scene and without attention; however, some studies have indicated that this process may actually be time-consuming and demand attention. Confuse Your Illusion: Feedback to Early Visual Cortex Contributes to Perceptual Completion Martijn E. Although the human visual system is able to complete the contours of occluded objects, researchers are still unsure how this occurs. Types of Crimes. By Ashley Crossman Updated December 16, 2014.
A crime is defined as any act that is contrary to legal code or laws. There are many different types of crimes, from crimes against persons to victimless crimes and violent crimes to white collar crimes. With each type of crime also come different sociological phenomena and demographic profiles. Crimes Against Persons Crimes against persons, also called personal crimes, include murder, aggravated assault, rape, and robbery. Crimes Against Property Property crimes involve theft of property without bodily harm, such as burglary, larceny, auto theft, and arson. Crimes Against Morality Crimes against morality are also called victimless crimes because there is not complainant, or victim. White-Collar Crime White-collar crimes are crimes that committed by people of high social status who commit their crimes in the context of their occupation.
Organized Crime A Sociological Look at Crime.