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  • A Short Letter

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    slick with blood. My fingers gripped the tip of the feather pen, taking immense care chooses up. It would be a sin to ruin yet another quill. The white feather contrasted against the matte black of the handle. The feather moved gracefully with the flicker of the candlelight in the library. My eyes drifted towards the stack of books on the corner of the weathered oak table. One given to me by my grandfather. A respected man at the time. But now the dust and cobwebs following along the creases of the

  • Flicker Vertigo Studies

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    Flicker vertigo is defined by Rash (2004) as ‘an imbalance in brain-cell activity caused by exposure to the low-frequency flickering (or flashing) of a relatively bright light’. The effects of this can vary from mild discomfort in the form of dizziness, nausea and nervousness to more serious effects of vertigo, convulsions or loss of consciousness (Oborne, 1978). Flicker vertigo can affect a passenger if they are experienced to a light-flashing

  • The Effect Of Flicker Paradigm On Visual Perception

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    the effect that the Flicker Paradigm had on visual perception. The Flicker Paradigm causes a distraction while there is a change made in the image. It was designed to test how long the groups took to react to a change in the visual field. The test is meant to show that the disturbance in the visual field made it much more challenging for the viewer to notice any changes that were made in the image. The hypothesis stated that the experimental group, the group using the Flicker Paradigm, would take

  • Attention To Perceive Changes In Scenes: Scene Analysis

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    In the Flicker Paradigm, an image alternates from the original to an altered version, with very short blank frames placed between the two images. The images are shown for 240 ms each, and the blank slides are shown for 80 ms each. Along with this, all 48 of the

  • Dr. Constance Peterson 's ' Spellbound, A Film Production Directed By David O. Selznick

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    is Dr. Constance Peterson in Spellbound, a 1945 movie production directed by David O. Selznick (Flicker 311). Second, the male woman is portrayed as a member of male team who can stand on her on by “learning to be assertive within her male colleague environment, have a rough and harsh voice, dress practically and tend to acquire unhealthy lifestyle such as bad sleeping habits, smokes, drinks” (Flicker 311). To some extent, this ‘male woman’ female scientist is parallel to the character of male scientist

  • Perceptual Differences Between Men and Women

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    as not to be distracted. For the Change Detection experiment, the independent variables were the Flicker/No Flicker condition and the gender of the participant. The dependent variable measured was the proportion correct judgments. For each kind of pair, either the pictures appeared immediately one after the other (No Flicker condition), or a blank gray box appeared in between the pictures (Flicker condition). The participants’ task was to report whether the pictures were identical or differed. Proportion

  • Cloudstreet Essay

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    Without the prologue and the epigraph the meaning of “Cloudstreet” would be lost. How true is this statement? Shall we gather at the river where bright angel feet have trod… An epigraph is used to introduce themes and concerns. In the epigraph above the themes include angels (spirituality), gather (family) and river (water). The prologue constantly focuses on these three themes and they each have their own individual representations and meanings. In the first line “will you look at us by the

  • What Is The Phenomenon Of Change Blindness

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    Frequently, people encounter situations where it is impossible for them to attend to all the surrounding stimulus. This is because humans have a limited attention capability. Even when fully engaged the slightest change to a stimulus, an object, or person in the nearby surround go unnoticed by humans. This phenomenon is known as change blindness, which is the “difficulty in detecting changes in similar, but slightly different, scenes that are presented one after another.” Previous research has demonstrated

  • Define Challenge Blindness

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    difference most people do not notice the instant change. Flicker paradigm is a more understandable example of that change blindness. The flicker images change is so fast and for that when observers are focused on changing object the detection process may fail because they have to focus on big picture not in specific changing region. Another example study detecting change done with motion pictures and they hold the same results as in flicker paradigm only a minority of

  • The Role Of Hope In The City Of Ember

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    that is surprisingly cognizant about their fate: the lights of Ember will vanish. (QI) DuPrau writes, “…someday the lights of the city might go out and never come back on” (5). (F) Ember experiences numerous blackouts where the city lights flicker, die, and flicker to life once again. However, the people of Ember realize that someday the lights may never come back on, plunging the city into eternal darkness. (I) Despite such apocalyptic imagery of doom and gloom, some characters have hope thriving inside