Unformatted text preview: tables away. You add a smile and a nod to the mass of stimuli in the cafeteria. A + B + C + D + E . . . . + P ----------> V + W + X + Y + Z . . . . Much to your satisfaction, the total behavioral picture in the room changes to include a smile, nod and a wave in return. A + B + C + D + E . . . . + P ----------> V + W + X + Y + Z . . . . + S A, B, C, D, E, and P can be seen as the causes for V, W, X, Y, Z, and S. However, we are actually interested in only a subset of all possible causes (i.e., P). We don't really care about the smell of hamburgers. Additionally, we don't really care about all possible dependent variables (e.g., people moving around and talking). We really only care about the wave (i.e., S)....
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, Nearly infinite variety, nearly infinite number