Heredity and environment

INTRODUCTION. Heredity is the totality of characteristics transmitted from the parents to the offspring. The transmission of genetic characteristics is a function of the CHROMOSOMES and GENES (q.q.v.). The exact mechanism of hereditary transmission was not known until the discovery of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA). It is now believed that the molecules […]

Excitatory and inhibitory phenomena

Excitatory tendency is the capacity of a stimulus to elicit a response. Who knows it is a part of human nature. The person who knows how to give a stimulus to elicit a favourable response and the very response which is elicited becomes a habit in three-four attempts cannot be labelled as smart or clever […]

Instinctive and distinctive activities of human brain

It is a perusal act to know about the instinctive activity of a human brain that is an unconscious, involuntary, or physiological activity, in that, an action or reaction is involved. On the contrary, the distinctive activity of a human brain is superconscious, voluntary, or psychological activity, in which, distinction is clearly marked. Besides, the […]

Metaphysical reality

Metaphysical reality is that what is based on abstract reasoning. It is the reality of metaphysics, the branch of philosophy dealing with the ultimate nature of existence, truth and knowledge. Ultimate nature of existence is the last, basic, or furthest nature of existence. The appearance of events, in contrast with ultimate reality,the statics of the […]

Specific activity of the nature of psyche

What is natural law ? It is not an easy task to answer the question.The answer as given earlier was taken from dictionary. What is considered may not be true. It is not applicable in uniform density.The error is regretted. Specific activity, the detailed and precise activity, of the nature of psyche rules over one’s […]

Abnormality in human nature

Quality of being abnormal is not an essential part of human nature as the organic brain syndromes, in that, the functioning of the brain is impaired either by a physical lesion ( trauma, tumor, or infection) or by a toxic or degenerative process and functional psychoses are the major psychiatric illnesses occurring without brain disease […]