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High-Level Vision in Dyslexia: The Possibility of Inefficient Visual Expertise as a Contributing Factor to Reading Problems
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Kristján Helgi Hjartarson 1990


A growing body of research suggests that dyslexic readers have problems with face recognition and other high-level visual tasks thought to rely on the ventral visual stream. Face and word recognition can both be seen as tasks relying on considerable visual expertise, and visual experience is cons... (1,191 characters more)


Fjölkynngi og fordæðuskapur: Ótti við galdra, ofsóknir og siðafár á 16. og 17. öld
Written by
Konný Sif Erlingsdóttir 1980


Þessi BA ritgerð í þjóðfræði fjallar um hið óskiljanlega galdrafár sem stóð yfir á Íslandi og annars staðar í Evrópu á 16. og 17. öld. Saga fársins og helstu einkenni eru rakin og borin saman milli landa. Þá eru nokkur lykilhugtök úr þjóðfræði notuð til að greina hugmyndaheiminn og óttann sem le... (521 characters more)


Discharge Modelling of the Tungnaá River in Iceland using the HYPE Model
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Sidney Marschollek 1993


Hydropower plants produce the largest amount of electric energy in Iceland. The rivers with the largest energy potential and installed capacity are strongly influenced by seasonal variation due to additional water input by seasonal snow and glacier melting. In order to provide efficient energy pr... (1,150 characters more)


„I see, hear, sense and feel“: Psychic mediums and the otherworldly among the living
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Sigríður Lína Daníelsdóttir 1995


Ritgerðin fjallar um skyggnimiðla, upplifun þeirra af þessum heimi og handanheimum, aðferðir þeirra í lífi og starfi og hugmyndir þeirra um trúarbrögð, samfélagslegt hlutverk sitt og viðhorf annarra í þeirra garð. Til að leita útskýringa á þessum málefnum voru tekin viðtöl við þrjá starfandi miðl... (1,316 characters more)


Challenges and opportunities of marine spatial planning : a case study of the marine planning partnership in British Columbia, Canada
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Written by
Lucas, Elizabeth Noelle, 1992-


Coastal and marine managers are seeking out innovative planning tools in the face of rapid ocean development and changing environmental conditions. Marine spatial planning (MSP) offers a collaborative governance approach to apply ecosystem based management to ocean and coastal regions worldwide.... (1,319 characters more)