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– Descartes

Workplace Inequality. The Continuing Problem.

Women have long been viewed as lesser than men, being more delicate and lacking male intelligence (Ferber, Jimenez, Herrera, & Samuels, 2009, pp. 336-357). As a result, for centuries women have been told that their place was in the home and that it was shameful for them to be within the workforce. However, with the […]

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Liberation from Oppression [Essay]

Based on the paper titled “Liberation from Oppression” by Misty Hamilton Smith. Originally published on Nov. 05, 2017 for IDS 400 at Southern New Hampshire University College of Online and Continuing Education.

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The Deaf Culture Debate [Essay]

Based on the paper “The Deaf Culture Debate” by Misty Smith. Originally published for PSY 230 at Southern New Hampshire University College of Online and Continuing Education. The newly developing term of ‘deaf culture’ can be used to describe how an individual with a hearing impairment view their place in society. According to a Hastings […]

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Medicating Children [Essay]

Based on a paper titled “Medicating Children” by Misty Smith. Originally published for PSY 230 at Southern New Hampshire University College of Online and Continuing Education. “Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents” (Hardman, p. 389). Symptoms of ADHD include lack of attention or focus, increased […]

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The World Needs All Kinds of Minds [TEDTALK]

“Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of […]

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