When I began reading this chapter I thought as though I did not need the information about to be provided to me. As I read on I started to realize that there were a few things in the chapter that I will be able to utilize. I admit that I scanned and skimmed at first as I always do but I stopped quickly when I saw this as learning tool in the beginning of the chapter. I felt very relieved that this is an accepted practice. As I continued to read I came across more pointers that I will be using.
The main reason it is here is because they want us to buy, buy, buy and for them to sell, sell, sell 8) A balanced diet is very important, without one you might not get all the nutrients you need and there for have a shorter life span. An example of an unhealthy diet is, mountain dew, cookies, cake, candy, milk, frosted flakes. While the milk is good for you, there really is only the dairy section of the food pyramid in there. A good balanced diet is steak, beans, broccoli, milk, bread, pasta, tomato sauce, and even an apple. Here you have protein, carbs, fats, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, now just include some water and you have the perfect meal.
Don’t lose my audience. d. I didn’t clearly cite my research sources although I wrote them all in my outline. e. I paused quite a long time when I was listing examples to support my first main point, and instead of trying to recall it by myself, I was busy trying to find hint from my note card and became flurried when I didn’t find it. f. Structuring my speech is my headache: transition need to be improved to better relate my main points, and part of reason that my speech wasn’t so easy to follow was due to improper transition. g. My notes didn’t effectively support me while speaking because I always wanted to refer to my notes even though I knew what to talk next.
I did not realize how easy it is to unintentionally use bias language. Specifically, careless use of pronouns, subject-verb agreement, using open-ended age definitions, or how the order of presentation of groups can show superiority over others is all examples of errors I commit in my writing. Chapter 3 of the APA Manual will serve as a useful resource not only throughout my career, and for future writing I undertake. It provides a clear explanation of the essential components of sound expository writing and I walk away with more attention, and to pay careful attention to in my future
This suggestion is supported by the fact that 36.53% of our trash is the brand Great Value meaning that our household consistently purchases the cheapest brands. Further evidence shows that we consistently buy packaged products (a whopping 62.65% was packaging!) and this is probably because packaged food is easier and quicker to make. Some more factors that place our household among the "average consumer with a limited budget" is that 80.72% of our trash was non-perishable meaning that we regularly purchased items of food that would last longer (i.e. we used more whole wheat pasta instead of bananas and other fresh fruits).
Stroop Effect: The Effects of Matching Words and Colors on the Reaction Time for the Brain. Introduction: The Stroop Effect was discovered in the 1930's by J. Ridley Stroop. In this discovery, he found that when reading the names of colors, it's more difficult to say the actual color rather than the name of the color. An example of this would be if the color orange was written in green letters, then you would say "GREEN" rather than "ORANGE." This may seem to be an easy task, but once attempted it was made obvious that it takes much longer for the brain to process the fact that it has to say the color of the letters versus the actual word.
The main ideas of “Talent is Overrated” is to help people have better look of talent and get to know and learn about deliberate practice. People who looking for this book are usually people who educated or people who seeking for success and finding way to practice rightly. In beginning of the book, Colvin said: “Many people not only fail to become outstandingly good at what they do, no matter how many years they spend doing it, they frequently don’t even get any better than they were when they started.” (3). After years of trained, yet these people still stuck in their current level and they need to find new ways to change it. “Talent is Overrated” is the best answer for them.
Everything that came up under “Challenges” was true for me. The challenges that related to me most were having difficulty managing time and losing interest in long, complex projects. However, the suggested strategies for these challenges are actually very helpful and I will definitely be using these suggestions from now on in both my short and long-term career goals. I learned that I am a Thinker rather than a Feeler – meaning I base my decisions on logic versus values. I have always thought I was more likely to use my feelings to make decisions rather than what my head tells me – but this assessment says otherwise.
Earlier in my career, I was a bit of a workaholic and tended to bring work home with me. This resulted in a dismal personal life which eventually permeated negativity into my professional life as well. In light of that, over the years I have created rules for myself to remedy that initial error and in doing so this has become one of my strengths. My other strength, being proactive, stems from the lack of this quality in my current career field. More often than not it is more imperative to be reactive in my line of work.
It simply can be found in a very basic case, like changing the way I dress up because I look fat in certain clothes or in a bigger case like enjoying my new college, since I didn’t get into my dream college. I do believe everybody goes into similar experiences as mentioned above. However, ditching a dream is a big case; it takes time to fully understand that you should let go of something you have been keeping for a long time for something new. This is a time to rely on self-knowledge, implementing