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feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input

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This system is characterized by a complex, positive feedback loop that, over time, pulls more people into its orbit.
The more people are working, the more they can purchase goods and services (and pay mortgages), creating a positive feedback loop and faster, sustained growth," says Dave Regan, CEO of Semper.
2] is involved in a positive feedback loop with tropospheric water vapor.
Further spikes in global risk aversion also could precipitate capital outflows from the region and could weaken equity valuations, undermining the positive feedback loop between favourable financial conditions and domestic demand," it said.
Thirdly, they appeal to the human desire of achievement and the positive feedback loop from others.
It is this kind of positive feedback loop that has created a runway chain of events that have set South on this seemingly irreversible road to secession.
Regular exercise makes us feel good and feel good about ourselves, it makes us look better to ourselves and others, and therefore forms a positive feedback loop to maintain and perhaps even enhance our motivation.
With growth picking up in virtually every country, a self-reinforcing process or positive feedback loop is developing," analysts from Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said in a report.
Because each type of neuron causes the other to release its respective neurotransmitter, glutamatergic and hypocretinergic neurons are said to be in a positive feedback loop.
As time runs out, a second part of the network--a positive feedback loop between p53 and the genes PTEN, PIP3 and Akt--overcomes this first motif.
The phenomenon called the 'winner effect', can increase confidence and risk-taking and improve chances of winning yet again, in a positive feedback loop.
That slowdown in plant growth would create a positive feedback loop as the forest shuts down more and more, it removes less and less carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
23] The drying out of soil sets off another positive feedback loop, fueling more wildfires that hurl forest carbon into the sky.
The researchers also found that if the temperature increase is more than three degrees centigrade, land carbon sinks could release their stored carbon, starting a positive feedback loop that would increase atmospheric carbon dioxide.
This, in turn creates a positive feedback loop between dust erosion and albedo.
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