The characteristics of human nature include being playful, seeking scientific knowledge, language and indulging in gossip, eating meals, developing societal legislation and being clandestine. Other animals may do these t... More »

Human nature ethics refers to a system of behavioral standards that humans are born knowing. It has no relation to ethics based on an absolute power such as a god or belief system, but is based solely on what humans inst... More »

The term "human beings" refers to members of the species Homo sapiens, a bipedal African ape distinguished by its lack of hair, large brain and elaborate social structures. Humans have been independently evolving for bet... More »

Although the debate continues regarding which has the greater effect on human behavior, it is generally accepted that the contributing factors of both nature (innate traits) and nurture (acquired traits) account for the ... More »

As of 2016, many information websites list human characteristics, including,,, and These sites are freely accessible to users. Human characteristi... More »

Common signs of disrespect include ignoring someone, disobedience, lingering eye contact, yawning, gossip and discrimination. Other signs are swearing, condescension and rolling of the eyes. These behaviors allude to the... More »

One advantage of Maslow's hierarchy of needs is its perceptive insight into human nature, a disadvantage is that the hierarchy fails to account for cultural or social differences between individuals. Abraham Maslow first... More »