Over 40% of Americans are somewhat superstitious. If you look closely, signs of good and bad luck are all around us. From lucky colors and coins to the unlucky numbers, cats and situations, learn more about 13 Common Superstitions that are ingrained in American culture.
The Monster Study (aka Tudor Study) is an unethical psychology experiment that was conducted in 1939 on 22 orphans in Davenport, Iowa. The goal was to a test the theory that by deeply worrying about starting to stutter, one may develop the speech disorder. Mary Tudor, a graduate student attempted to induce stuttering – to create the behavior – in fluent speakers.
Interviewer: After the shark attack, what did you see? Could you tell right away that he was not in good shape? Matt: Well, I mean, typically from a shark attack, you know, someone’s not going to be in great shape. So right when it happened, I knew that it wasn’t Read more…
Americans love Cinco de Mayo, yet many people are unaware of why it is celebrated. In today’s lesson, you’ll learn the history of it and how it’s celebrated across the U.S..