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causing one to feel drained
of energy or vitality.
soon passing out of sight,
memory, or existence;
Kliman, Todd. "The Meaning of Local." Food: A Reader for Writers. Eds Danielle Aquiline and
Deborah H. Holdstein. New York: Oxford Printing Press, 63-82. Print. In the essay The
Meaning of Local by Todd Kliman, we learn many histori
Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Encoding- the transforming of information so the nervous system can process it
Storage- the process by which information is maintained over a period of time
Retrieval- the process of obtaining informat
The Brain and Nervous System
Neurons vary in size and shape, depending on their location and function.
More than 200 types have been identified in mammals.
The purpose of the axon is to speed the transition.
Psychology Chapter 10
Remembering and Forgetting Questions and answers
1) Experts have discovered that our brain can hold how much
One hundred trillion bits of information.
2) True or false: The sta
2nd Hour Psychology
Psychology Chapter 8
Discovering Psychology Video Question and Answers
1.)What is perception?
We use perception as the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something
Psychology Chapter 7
Sleep and Dreams
The Mind Awake and Asleep Questions and answers:
1) What does our consciousness allow us to do?
Allows us to function properly, do daily activities, and go through our day.
2) What does se
corpus callosum- a band of tissues that divides the two hemispheres
of the brain
hormones- chemical messages that are sent through the bloodstream
name the two parts of the nervous system- brain and spinal cord
neuron- long thin nerve tissue along whi
Academic Vocabulary 14
(often used for
a person new
in a fie
Zinczenko, David. "Don't Blame the Eater." Food: A Reader for Writers. Eds Danielle Aquiline and Deborah H.
Holdstein. New York: Oxford Printing, 206-08. Print. With many fast food restaurants on the rise
today in America, more Amer
Berry, Wendell. "The Pleasures of Eating." Food: A Reader for Writers. Eds Danielle Aquiline and
Deborah H. Holdstein. New York: Oxford Printing Press. 36-42. Print. In the essay The Pleasure
of Eating written by Wendell B
Allen, Patricia. "The Disappearance of Hunger in America." Food: A Reader for Writers. Eds Danielle
Aquiline and Deborah H. Holdstein. New York: Oxford Printing, 223-232. Print. Patricia Allen
informs the readers that hung
Academic Vocabulary 4
give strength or energy to.
too powerful to be defeated
put (someone or something)
into a situ
Academic Vocabulary 7
regard with disgust and
persuade someone to do
something by sustained
coaxing or flattery.
make (something) clear;
Academic Vocabulary 5
repeal or do away with (a
law, right, or formal
a story, poem, or picture that
can be interpreted to reveal
a hidden me
Academic Vocabulary 6
well meaning and kindly.
openly disregard (a rule, law
wanting to avoid activity or
What function does the personal story at the start of the article serve? To what effect?
In the passage Dont Blame the Eater David Zinczenko writes about his personal story
tied in with the fast food chains. He begins with talking about how personal respo
As you read Tasteless, what are the indications that you are in the presence of a humorous
work? Be specific.
In the essay Tasteless by David Sedaris, there is a humorous side to make the audience
enjoy a more lightened essay. Sedaris essay is n
Shaw begins his article by stating, I have been dealing a lot of death lately. What does this
opener make you think the article will be about? Does the rest of the article meet your
When I first read the opening statement, I thought the
Cox and Kidwell note that If one followed Indian custom, everything would be eaten out of the
cooking pot, using one's fingers Are there customs you follow that are equally reflective of
Academic Vocabulary 15
something or someone
that is not in its correct
historical or chronological
time, especially a thing
or person that belongs to
an earlier time: