Latest Dennis Shaffer Stories
Chasing down a moving object is not only a matter of sight and sound; but as a new study led by the Ohio State University at Mansfield says, it is also a matter of mind.
People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes â€“ and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.
People underestimate the length of the white dashed lines painted down the middle of a road indicating that many drive too fast, a U. S. researcher said. Study leader Dennis Shaffer of Ohio State University and colleagues tested more than 400 college students in three experiments.
- To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
- To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
- The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.