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The tip-of-the-tongue (TOT) state was induced in participants to test Butterworth & Hadar's (1989) theory that iconic gestures have a functional role in lexical access. Participants were given rare word definitions from which they had to retrieve the appropriate lexical item, all of which had been rated high in imageability. Half were free to gesture and(More)
—This paper describes NASA World Wind, its technical architecture and performance, and its emerging use for mission operations. World Wind is a geographic information system that provides graphical access to terabytes of imagery and elevation models for planets and other celestial objects including satellite and other data of the Earth, Moon, Mars, Venus,(More)
Technology is accessible if it can be used just as effectively by people with disabilities as it can by those without. Many people are surprised to learn just how much of the world's population is affected by a disability, and how valuable accessible design is to government, private industry, and educational institutions. To understand the impact, one has(More)
Some of the widely accepted assumptions concerning the correct way of dealing with alleged sexual abuse of children are considered. The claim is made that sexualized behaviour need not always be an indication for sexual abuse, but could rather result from a sexualized children culture or tradition. The teaching that one must always believe juveniles who(More)
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