Results indicated the following: the mean latency to the target was significantly lower than that to all other categories; the mean latency to the trained opposite word was significantly lower than that to all categories other than to those categories in the target network; the mean latency to words in derived same and derived opposite relations was significantly lower than that to words in the non-network and novel categories; and the mean latency to words in nontarget and non-network categories was significantly lower than that to novel words.
Results show the following: that the mean number of responses to the target was significantly different than to all other categories except for the trained opposite word; that the mean number of responses to words in trained opposite and derived same relations was significantly higher than that to all categories other than the target network; that the mean number of responses to words in derived opposite relations was significantly higher than that to words in the non-network and novel categories; and that the mean number of responses to nontarget words was significantly higher than that to the non-network and novel words.
In a number of cases (P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P10), the trained opposite word was also removed the maximum number of times.
Figure 2 shows the mean frequency of removals for seven word categories in the suppression task (separate analyses suggested no significant differences in responding to B2 and C2, the stimuli in derived opposite relations with the target and, thus, their data were combined): (a) the target (M=4.00, SD=0.00); (b) the trained SAME word (M=3.1, SD=1.52); (c) the derived SAME word (M=3.00, SD=1.33); (d) the mean of the two derived OPPOSITE words (M=2.7, SD= 1.57); (e) the mean for nontarget network words (M=1.32, SD=0.96); (f) the mean for non-network words that appeared in training but were not part of either network (M=0.825, SD= 1.33); and (g) the mean for novel words that appeared only in the suppression task (M=0.67, SD=1.19).
Salient suggestions on reversing negative self-talk, including using a thesaurus to find the exact opposite words
, are drowned out by jarring statements linking Alzheimer's to the mind being "completely captured by demons" and blaming demonic possession for the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
The logic is that if free-market entrepreneurship is good, ethical, noble, and heroic, and you can measure the resulting elevation of living standards in the economy, then we must be able to define a command-and-control economy using the opposite words
(bad, immoral or corrupt, unprincipled or unimpressive or petty, and cowardly or gutless) and be able to measure the corresponding poor results in the economy.
Have students try to think of other opposite words
that work in pairs.
then I still know it's my penny even if I can't prove it." In public, however, Gamow was more gracious, responding at the podium to congratulations for having predicted the recently found radiation with almost opposite words
, to the effect, "If I lose a nickel and somebody finds a nickel, it doesn't mean it's the same nickel."
Hence it seeks to show how a word is "used and in what kind of sentences and connections" and "how it is related in meaning and use to other similar or opposite words
(3) Convergents, two apparently opposite words
or expressions that have the same meaning.