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belief

 [bĕ-lēf´]
trust placed in a person or thing.
cultural b's shared statements that individuals in a cultural group hold as true. Cultural beliefs, which sometimes are expressed as proverbs, shape the values of a culture; these beliefs and values in turn affect that culture's practices. Cultural beliefs about health and illness influence health behavior and the significance of symptoms for an individual; for example, some people believe that cancer is sent by God while other people believe cancer is in part due to personal behavior and lifestyle.
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Pain beliefs are generated by a person's previous experiences with pain and healthcare as well as cultural and educational factors.
But why do people even carry limiting beliefs? That is because you want to keep them as your identities.
But this is untrue because while our government is secular, that is, not favoring religious belief over non-religious belief, it actually creates the conditions for diverse religious and non-religious beliefs and practices to flourish.
Among evangelical Christians, who traditionally have held a strong commitment to Scripture (which is clear in its condemnation of such beliefs), 47 percent of those surveyed confessed to embracing one of the above New Age/pagan beliefs.
Covering a wide range - from self-perception and the perceived validity of everyday experience to paranormal, religious, and even fatal beliefs - the book demonstrates how crucial beliefs are to molding our experience and why they have such a powerful hold on our behavior.
What is the relationship between degrees of belief and binary beliefs?
Belief: What it Means to Believe and Why Our Convictions Are So Compelling provides a powerful focus on the psychology of beliefs and how they are formed and influenced, and is recommended for psychological and spirituality holdings alike.
Investigation of change in 8th grade students' beliefs about mathematics in Punjab through the intervention of collaborative teaching (CT) was the main purpose of the study.
This study aimed at finding out the beliefs of Pakistani first year university students about learning English language.
Belief can refer to the thing believed, or to the act of believing, and the two meanings are equally available to this forum's title, "Belief in an Age of Intolerance." The title could disambiguate toward thing believed by substituting the plural: "Beliefs in an Age of Intolerance." The title could disambiguate toward act of believing by substituting the gerund: "Believing in an Age of Intolerance." As a stay against confusion from this ambiguity, as a way, in fact, to take advantage of the ambiguity to highlight salient facts about belief and intolerance, let "belief (t)" designate the thing believed, and "belief (a)" designate the act of believing.
Filipinos have quite a few folk beliefs when it comes to their dead.