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4.14 A final word

I've looked at specific techniques for taking features of our analogue world across the boundary into the digital realm. All these methods have worked along the same lines – a two-step process consisting of:

  1. breaking the target into parts; and

  2. mapping each part onto a binary number.

But I want to remind you of two points. First, we are not restricted to visual or sound information. Using the same strategy, we can take <
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1.6.2 Joining the Euro-zone

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1.7 Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Activity 14

What is the condition that results from vitamin C deficiency and what are its symptoms?

Answer

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3.8 Summary

  • Because the subject matter of psychology (ourselves and non-human animals) is complex and reactive, psychologists have to choose from amongst a wide range of methods.

  • Psychologists make use of methods that aim to maximise objectivity; they also use methods that focus on and explore subjectivities and meanings.

  • Depending on the topic they are researching, psychologists can choose to adopt an outsider viewpoint or an insider
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3.3 Actividad

Actividad 3.3

Look at the map of South America and complete the following description using al lado de, y and entre.

Mire el mapa y complete el texto.


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