Human beings need shelter for protection against natural threats, such as extreme weather and dangerous creatures, and even as security against other human beings. Humans also use shelter to store goods and possessions that are necessary for daily survival and healthy participation in daily society such as food, clothing and tools, according to HistoryWorld.Continue Reading
According to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, traces of hearths and shelters appeared 790,000 years ago. Early humans gathered around the hearth, in a shelter, to cook, eat and socialize. These early shelters were either at the mouth of caves, or composed of a ring of makeshift stone walls, with tent-like roofs using available local material, such as hides.
As early humans evolved from hunters and gatherers to farmers, their shelters became more complex and permanent, as necessary for storage and longer periods of residence. The invention of the mud brick and the need for farmers to settle in one area led to the rise of early human towns, such as Jericho.
As human society continued to evolve in such early cities, the purpose and use of shelter also transformed. While humans continued to use shelter for the primary purpose of security and protection, it also began to serve other functions, signaling the owner's standing in society and allowing for aesthetic expression.Learn more about Psychology
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Perception influences communication in several ways, including how different people interpret the same message, how human beings develop stereotypes and what happens when people attribute explanations for certain events. Perception involves the process by which people assess information from their surrounding environments. Each individual's perception is unique, and perception greatly affects how people communicate with each other, according to Dr. Lee McGaan of Monmouth College.Full Answer >
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 between 6 and 8 million years since the split with their closest living relatives, the two extant species of chimpanzee.Full Answer >
Signs of controlling behavior include verbal put-downs, negative comments and even threats. The controlling person's goal is to oppress the other person or to intimidate or coerce them. Physical actions such as grabbing the other person, breaking objects and disrespecting a person's right to say no to sexual advances are further examples of controlling behavior. A person who is trying to control someone psychologically may try to isolate the other person from family and friends or undermine his authority.Full Answer >