"Cognitive Dissonance Saul McLeod published 2008, updated 2014 Cognitive dissonance refers to a situation involving conflicting attitudes, beliefs or behaviors. This produces a feeling of discomfort leading to an alteration in one of the attitudes, beliefs or behaviors to reduce the discomfort and restore balance etc.
Multiple studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals1 show that 97 percent or more of actively publishing climate scientists agree*: Climate-warming trends over the past century are extremely likely due to human activities. In addition, most of the leading scientific organizations worldwide have issued public statements endorsing this position. The following is a partial list... Continue Reading →
"The law of attraction is the name given to the maxim "like attracts like" which in New Thought philosophy is used to sum up the idea that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts a person brings positive or negative experiences into their life. This belief is based upon the idea that people and... Continue Reading →
By David K Levine, Professor of Economics, UCLA What economists call game theory psychologists call the theory of social situations, which is an accurate description of what game theory is about. Although game theory is relevant to parlor games such as poker or bridge, most research in game theory focuses on how groups of... Continue Reading →
For more information on NASA GISS's monthly temperature analysis, visit data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp. For more information about NASA GISS, visit http://www.giss.nasa.gov.
Fifteen years later, AIRS continues to be a valuable asset for forecasters worldwide, sending 7 billion observations streaming into forecasting centers every day. Besides contributing to better forecasts, AIRS maps greenhouse gases, tracks volcanic emissions and and indicates regions that may be heading for a drought.
"U.S. GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH PROGRAM CLIMATE SCIENCE SPECIAL REPORT (CSSR)" Source Link: https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3920195/Final-Draft-of-the-Climate-Science-Special-Report.pdf PDF File: Final-Draft-of-the-Climate-Science-Special-Report
History of the Lion from: http://www.worldlionday.com/history-2/ In 1994 three cave explorers discovered some of the world’s oldest prehistoric cave paintings in the Ardèche Valley of Southern France. Known as the Chauvet Cave this famed archeological site revealed how Paleolithic man lived some 32,000 years ago but also... Continue Reading →
"The fate of any organization is largely a function of that organization's leadership. The "organization" of the United States is no exception to this rule. While he leads in the polls for the Republican party candidacy, it seems only appropriate that we understand and think about the type of leader Donald Trump would be for the United States......