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So while anomalistic psychology has the objective of reducing the unknown to the known--as Professor Zangari (2011) reminded us yesterday--there is an inherent danger of assuming that we really do fully comprehend the universe already, which, at its core, projects a sort of ignorant arrogance, because, for me at least, the more I learn the more I realise how little I know.
In addition to knowing the size and speed of the vessel, which assists in differentiating a tanker from a fishing boat or cruise ship, this anomalistic behaviour is indicative of a vessel that has possibly transferred cargo to, or from, another vessel.
I don't believe this disharmony to be anomalistic, but rather a flagrant example of a widespread problem that many companies, regardless of size, face daily.
But research by Professor Chris French, head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths College in London has suggested that this type of contact with alien life may be all in the mind.
Whether the conflicting findings between the levels of analysis are anomalistic is unclear.
The anomalistic finding by Forness and Kavale (1985) indicating lower attentive behavior in smaller classes, for instance, may have occurred because the smaller groups focused on routine skills such as phonics or basic arithmetic computation.