Tuesday, December 4, 2007

blog # 3 outside reading

part a
blood pressure pg 110
–noun Physiology.
the pressure of the blood against the inner walls of the blood vessels, varying in different parts of the body during different phases of contraction of the heart and under different conditions of health, exertion, etc. Abbreviation: BP
al·go·rithm pg 95
a set of rules for solving a problem in a finite number of steps, as for finding the greatest common divisor

part b
im this chapter we learned about how you dont know why you know things you just do and to show this he used aTennis double faults prediction.Vic Brandon is a top world tennis coach and after watching many games he noticed that right before someone double faulted he knew they would. Double faulting is rare among experienced tennis players so Vic started to calculate how accurately he guessed and amazingly enough he was almost always 90 to 100% correct and it didn’t matter if the game was on TV or in person previously recorded or anything. So hoe tried to see if it was a movement they were doing that told him but he couldn’t find anything and that’s because your brain can just process so much information subconsciously with out you even knowing it's happening

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