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I. Why Perform Experiments  It is so much fun, many researchers talk about doing research as a socially  beneficial addition. A frequently quoted, humorous aphorism says it all,  "don't discover if you wanna recover."  It's intrinsically fun to explore or discover. It's what drove Columbus west.  It's what compels children to take apart toys to see how they work. It's  what compels scientists to take apart the universe to see how it works. 
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Unformatted text preview: Rising to a challenge is what makes us have pride in ourselves and it's what makes us grow. When we discover something, we gain knowledge that other people do not have. We then have the opportunity to give them something that they want. This is the motivation which underlies the joy of Christmas....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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