# Essays Tagged: "Asymptote"

#### The Effect of Speed of Word Presentation on the Primacy and Recency Effect in Free Recall: A report done for an experimental psychology class

first 3-4 words, the recency effect was extended over the last 8 words, and there was a horizontal asymptote that connected these two effects. Murdock (1962) showed that the recency effect would be c ... crease in the words being recalled that was associated with the recency effect reached a horizontal asymptote for the last few words presented.The purpose of the current experiment was to replicate Mu ...

(7 pages) 67 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

#### Cooling Water and Exponential Funtions

obe, the room temperature was taken to find out the lowest temperature the water could cool to (the asymptote). To get the most accurate room temperature reading, I had to keep the probe extremely sti ... thesis by showing an original steep decrease in temperature, and then slowing down as it neared the asymptote (room temperature) at 22.11 degrees Celcius (see figure 1). This data set was saved to lis ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Discuss Bazin's idea that 'realism in art can only be achieved through artifice'. What are the implications for film of his approach? Make reference to films in your answers.

When the influential French film theorist Andre Bazin is mentioned, an image of an asymptote, a curve which gradually approaches a straight line but which meets it only at infinity wi ... traight line but which meets it only at infinity will automatically conjures up in my mind. By that asymptote Bazin actually means a images for the relation between film and reality. (pp 339.As one of ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

#### Math Functions

se is called a growth, and a decrease is called a decay. Exponential functions contain a horizontal asymptote in which y can never equal zero. The growth of bacteria is an exponential function that ca ... (x)=a/x. As x increases, y decreases and as x decreases, y increases. Inverse functions contain two asymptotes, a horizontal and a vertical. A graph of speed vs. time is a perfect example of an invers ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics