SG The Truth Wears Off

SG The Truth Wears Off - 5 What did Anders Moller discover...

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Study Guide: Jonah Lehrer, “The Truth Wears Off” 1. What does the author mean by “replicability”? 2. Describe Schooler’s initial experiment and the subsequent problem he ran into. 3. What is “cosmic habituation?” Have you had experiences of cosmic habituation? Do you think it makes sense? 4. What is precognition and how does Schooler try to test for it?
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Unformatted text preview: 5. What did Anders Moller discover? 6. What is a paradigm? How do paradigm affect scientific research? 7. What did Palmer discover? 8. What are the various explanations given in this article to account for the decline effect? Which do you feel the author finally agrees with? Which, if any, do you agree with?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course IH 0952 taught by Professor Zhuraw during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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