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Future studies of schematic and bizarreness effects will investigate ways to use visual stimulation such as pictures and animations to study cognitive functions.
An occasionally confusing narrative and unhelpful classical allusions pale] in comparison to the frequent bizarreness of his prose.
But perhaps just as marvelous, the bizarreness of nanoland continually pushes the envelope of scientific understanding.
WHATEVER your opinion of the desert-set hotpot of bizarreness that is Las Vegas, you've got to admire its commitment to a theme.
While the idiosyncratic moment may not represent history's broader patterns, its rich particularity and very bizarreness compel our interest and sympathy.
And as I have already suggested, it seems--in light of tales such as Christine Buckley's, of abused children eating rabbits' excrement while being physically assaulted by nuns and their pets--that such bizarreness is no mere fabrication, a lesson that resonates with the title of Colm O'Gorman's influential account of institutional abuse, Beyond Belief (2009).
the bizarreness of it made me nauseated, but in the next instant a strange kind of peace engulfed me: I was not watching the intersection anymore; instead, I felt I was somehow witnessing the primordial Being itself, that which is eternal and always here, silently existing in the background of our world.
Nevertheless, retrospective recall remains a problematic source of error, as it has been demonstrated that memory and recall of dreams are dependent on their emotionality and bizarreness, among other factors (Cohen & Conway, 2008).
The scandals of his life and bizarreness of his lifestyle were at the forefront of our memories.
According to Darren Lipnicki, a psychologist formerly at the Center for Space Medicine in Berlin, Germany, there's a correlation between the bizarreness of dreams and extremes in local geomagnetic activity, reports New Scientist.
She also recounts the bizarreness of the remembrance service for the people who had donated their bodies for medical science, sitting with the relatives of the people they had methodically chopped up over two years and trying to equate her memories of dismembered arms and legs with the names she was hearing.
Leaving aside the bizarreness of the ideas of a virus as a commodity and an avian flu epidemic as a "good," setting health within a global public goods framework blurs rather than sharpens analysis.