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    They also did a follow-up test a week later. In this second test, fewer of the non-central details were remembered mea... ... middle of paper ... ... was stopped at the sign, they directly referenced it by asking a question about the color of the sign. In this experiment over half of the students who hadn’t been showed the sign admitted to seeing one. (Schooler, Gerhard, and Loftus) In addition to explaining one of the side effects of suggestion on memory I believe this illustrates the unloading

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    memory. 4 Subjects were shown a slide of a car at an intersection with either a yield sign or a stop sign. Experimenters asked participants questions, falsely introducing the term "stop sign" into the question instead of referring to the yield sign participants had actually seen. Similarly, experimenters falsely substituted the term "yield sign" in questions directed to participants who had actually seen the stop sign slide. The results indicated that subjects remembered seeing the false image. In

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    Can We Really Trust our Memory? It has been demonstrated that memory is a constructed process. So, we can add new information to past memories every time that we retrieve it in a new context. Every time that people talk about past events’ memories, they most of the time forgets details or give wrong descriptions about things that happened. Moreover, in some cases, people can also describe things that never happened. Therefore, it is very easy to change others memories. It is amazing to know that

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    Rattlesnakes of the Southwest

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    contact with people. It has the widest geographic range, ranging from Arkansas to Southern California and into Northern Mexico. It is the largest rattlesnake in the southwest, attaining lengths of up to six feet. It also packs the most venom; normal yield is normally around 200-300 mg. A dose of 100 mg is usually lethal to humans, although most bites are defensive and venom is not injected. These snakes are very difficult to see because they blend in so well with their surroundings. They commonly have

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    Lead Iodide Lab

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    present in the contaminated soil; calculating the amount of lead present in the original contaminated sample; filtering out the solid precipitate; and measuring the actual yield of lead (II) nitrate, percent composition of lead, percent error in producing lead (II) nitrate, predicting the limiting reactant and theoretical yield of lead iodide. In order to complete the objectives, the sand and the

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    proud king of Thebes has such a fatal flaw.  His hubris alienates Teiresias, Haimon, and his people.  Teiresias attempts to explain to Creon the severity of Creon's actions, but Creon only shuns Teiresias.  No matter how potent the signs, Creon "would not yield," (Scene 5, Line 47).  Creon's hubris prevents him from recognizing his self- destructive behavior.  Instead, he accuses Teiresias of disloyalty and succumbing to bribery.  He feels Teiresias has "sold out" (Scene 5, Line 65) and that

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    Cause and Effect Essay - The Right Of Way

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    Cause and Effect Essay - The Right Of Way In the state of Washington, pedestrians have always had the right of way. However, the recent enforcement of this law is causing traffic problems citywide. Traffic tends to come to a screeching halt without any warning. I was driving North on Nevada Street in Spokane, three of four lanes of traffic had stopped to allow a man and a young child to cross the street, the fourth lane of traffic had not stopped. Finally a car in that fourth lane of traffic

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    Population and Global Warming

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    agricultural yield and the new lands that had opened up for colonization. There was the feeling of continuous well being and expansion. I do not think that we are out of the expansionist mindset: the population boom figures prove this. For most organisms, a population grows and then reaches a plateau; in effect, an s-shaped curve. Humans are not following this pattern, or have not reached their plateau. Yet as of now, the human population is increasing exponentially and shows no signs of stopping

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    The Feminine Sea in Moby Dick

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    "no woman better deserved the name," but that doesn't stop him from poking fun at her: "And like a sister of charity did this charitable Aunt Charity bustle about hither and thither, ready to turn her hand and heart to anything that promised to yield for safety, comfort, and consolation to all on board a ship on which her beloved brother Bildad was concerned"(All Astir, 137-8) The sentence runs with repetition and alliteration, lightening the tone and making all of her work seem trivial and

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    Pompeii

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    was for the soil. The ashes from previous eruptions had changed to rich, volcanic soil full of minerals, providing great agriculture. Some areas had up to three crops of grain per year. Historians have concluded, “In ancient times, the region’s crop yield was 6 times higher than the average of the rest of the peninsula.” However, the soil and the crops were not the only reason the Pompeians inhabited Campania. The splendid and magnificent location did its fair share in attracting the population. Pompeii

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