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    I wish I used less fillers and mazes and was more precise. Sometimes, I would use too much selective attention, for example I focused so much on the interviewee’s family relationships and reciprocal treatment, that I forgot to ask about her resentment for putting others first. I also could have questioned her coping skills regarding her family’s laxity.…

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    I had the pleasure of interviewing Arvind Ashok on Tuesday, January 19th at Starbucks in Round Rock, Texas for about forty minutes. Throughout our conversation, he struck me as a young man who while seeming terse and systematic in his answers, was authentic in his thirst for learning inside and outside the classroom and his skill as an on point communicator was present throughout the interview. Arvind grew up in a house with books of all types, which he soon learned were fun and took them in…

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    that people will forever view men as more superior athletes, and this attracts people. In regards to a sport like volleyball, one states that “women earn fewer quick points than men due to differences in arm strength,” which would cause the short attention span audience that is the U.S. and easily cause them to flip the channel to a different, more exciting sport. As for their viewers, Sara Swann explains how “ even if there is a flurry of activity, it goes back to normal and then people forget…

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    I woulds have to say my greatest talent would be that i can run really fast. On many occasions i have ran faster than even star athletes in track i may not be able to run for long at full speed but at the speed i go it's amazing i don't wobble and fall down. I really like running it makes me feel unstoppable. One time when i was in 8th grade we were doing relay races and my team always one not just because of me of course but i had a huge hand in our wins. I haven't raced anyone in quite some…

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    Essay On Life Of Pi

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    The process of putting these books in order from best to least was fairly difficult for the top 3 and even more so for American Sniper and Prisoner B-3087. The fourth book on the list was an easy choice for me because of a couple of different reasons. First off, The Red Badge of Courage was a very difficult book to understand, which made it hard to read and know exactly what was going on in the book. Secondly, I just could not get into the book because to me, it was boring and very slow paced.…

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    Distracted and confused: Selective attention under load According to this article, Distracted and confused?: Selective attention under load, it is important to focus on goal-relevant stimuli when interfering distractors can make cognitive functions difficult (Lavie, 2005). Many individuals experience disruptions in their daily tasks, but it is not sufficient to simply ignore any stimuli that is irrelevant. This author stated that there was a longstanding debate as to whether focusing on…

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    years, because of all the bad things that could happen due to change blindness. Not only was I fascinated that our perception could miss small changes in our surroundings, but I was also terrified. The phenomenon of change blindness captured my attention, because of all of the accidents that could be caused by something like this. For example, change blindness…

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    Pokemon Research Paper

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    fantastic elemental powers. Some shoot jets of water strong enough to punch through steel, others can fly faster than any aircraft, and some can even create earthquakes through brute physical strength. OK, stop playing Pokemon Go and actually pay attention to the essay. Pokemon was created in the 1990s, by a Japanese game designer named Satoshi Tajiri, who was inspired by his childhood hobby of collecting insects. Pokemon exploded soon after its inception, selling hundreds of thousands of…

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    with his peers since Middle school. He expresses his feelings saying, “I had to act weird in order to gain attention. I was tired of being the invisible shy kid. Infamy is better than total obscurity. The teasing I received was bittersweet. It felt horrible to be teased and bullied... it caused me a lot of pain and anger... but at the same time I got a kick out of getting so much attention. It felt good to be confident enough to pick fights with the popular skateboarder kids. It was either that,…

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    The book In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson is a travel book that revolves around Bryson 's visit to Australia. Bryson was born in 1951 in the United States but has since moved to the UK. Most of Bryson’s books are about travel, the english language, or science; he is probably best known for the book A Short History of Nearly Everything which explains a lot of more scientific things in a way everyone can understand. In a Sunburned Country has two titles, the other being Down Under. The…

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