Posted in November 2011

Raised by wolves

Our first words are typically things like mummy or daddy; however they are often random too. Language develops throughout childhood, it progresses from babbling noises to¬†sentences,¬†into complex sentences containing meaning and purpose (Gleitman, Gross, & Reisberg, 2011). The environment around us will have heavy influence on language development. So what happens to those brought up … Continue reading

Substance Abuse – smoking

Smoking is an addiction and it is just one of many. People can be addicted to video games, work, gambling and eating. What is it that initiates that first try of a cigarette and why do people continue to crave it? Is it really a choice? There are countless reasons to stop and evidence to … Continue reading