Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious by Irena Salina

By Irena Salina

Written in Water: Messages of wish for Earth's most useful Resource comprises a suite of essays authored via heroes and leaders within the box of water recommendations and innovations—a huge variety of individuals from diversified disciplines who've contributed their hearts and minds to bringing know-how to and preserving Earth’s freshwater provide. of their personal phrases, authors inform of such tragedies as water slavery, drought, or illness, in addition to their very own expert struggles and successes in pursuit of freshwater solutions.

Contributors contain: Alexandra Cousteau, social environmental recommend and granddaughter of mythical marine scientist Jacques Cousteau; Peter Gleick, environmental visionary and winner of a 2003 MacArthur "genius grant"; invoice McKibben, bestselling writer and winner of a Guggenheim fellowship; Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and Time magazine’s first "hero for the planet"; and Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the Environmental defense business enterprise, in addition to greater than a dozen different awesome people.

These visionaries’ tales contact, shock, and amaze as they assist us see the basic position performed by way of water in our global, our lives, and our destiny. those are everyone who're pondering a long way past the area of self; they're dedicated to making a higher international for we all.

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Noice, 1992, p. 421) This emphasis on psychological action was apparent in the other protocols as well. A number of participants stated that they didn't try to remember the words but the actions or the thoughts that produced the actions. Actor #6 put it this way: I memorize not the words I'm saying but the thought process that's going on in the scene. I hea r somebody asking me something or requesting something of me and Copyrighted Material Chapter 2 14 logically I say the following thing. It's me responding to something someone has asked of me or is saying to me (p.

As shown in Fig. 1, the actor apparently organized the text in a hierarchical fashion: The top node is occupied by the superobjective, or the main goal that the actor believes the character would be pursuing for most of his life. The next level contains the main objective the character is pursuing during the time period covered in the play, and the level just below consists of each major objective the character tries to achieve each time he appears upon the scene. The actor stated that each major objective is composed of a great many individual smaller action patterns, called beats.

01, confirming our hypothesis that professional actors' memory representations consist not only of the events mentioned explicitly in the text, but also of the explanations generated while reading about those events. 05. These patterns of results were consistent with the prediction that one component of an actor's expertise is generation of a large number of explanatory elaborations. ) Next, for each participant, difference scores between the number of explanatory and nonexplanatory statements were computed.

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