In the article "Your iPhone is Ruining Your Posture- and Your Mood," by Amy Cuddy, She Directly get to her argument "SmartPhones are ruining our posture. And bad Posture doesn 't just mean a stiff neck. It can hurt us in insidious psychological ways. "What she means by the quote is that, posture affects us in sneaky ways that we won 't notice it until it happens. In the article Cuddy also claims her arguments multiple times.When reading the article she claims her argument in many different ways trying to make sure the reader understand.
In the article Disconnected Lynda Smith argues that modern society is being lead astray by communication devices and large corporations, that instead of saving time with faster technologies like they want us to believe, we are really losing time and perhaps even our interpersonal connections. Right away Lynda acknowledges the skepticism of the audience and admits to being a technophobe, followed by appealing with the fact that she does use devices, but does not care for the brain-control-like qualities of modern day marketing. She goes on to list non-virtual activities she enjoys with friends, implying that technology takes you out of the moment during said activities. Lynda appeals once again with acknowledging an opposing argument that
Rather than supporting his own argument, the information he provides to the audience focuses more on how distractions have led to a decline in critical thinking. Nevertheless, focus is definite and “every time you focus your attention you use a measurable amount of glucose and other metabolic resources” which causes people in any type of situation to be less effective at the next task (Rock). Attention is a limited source and as the brain focuses more mentally on a task such as reading a lengthy article, the brain takes up more energy and needs to take a break. Although tech critics like Carr blame technology for degrading our intelligence, they neglect to discuss how it has enhanced people’s
Continuing with the example, the title says “Cool party mom, accused of” the word accused is loading and could have been replaced with a nicer word such as proof or seen. These words throughout the text are vulgar and really appeal to the reader. Another example is when a witness says “no respect!” this shows that the women is not nice and gives a bad vibe. There could have been other words such as she is not kind or something along those lines. So, now this essay has ultimately gone through the three ways that the text can be deviated from the text, to entertain
Unfortunately, the validity of many of these potentially powerful arguments diminishes as she neglects to reveal raw, accurate statistics and their sources. In this sense, important information such as the fact that many "[…] promising graduates are now, three or four years later, working for $8-12 an hour […]", becomes easily overlooked by critical readers, faulty of the necessary information to analyze and deliberate upon the data originally presented. Consequently, Ehrenreich 's practice of imposing such reasonings upon her public doesn 't resonate well with the vast audience of critical, well-educated and curious
Nothomb uses contrasting sentence structure between Amélie 's thoughts and her dialogue and actions to demonstrate the way that Westerners often ignore other cultures despite knowing better because they view themselves as more important. Amélie displays this exact behavior when she jokes about Fubuki 's struggles despite understanding how serious they are and again later when she follows Fubuki into the bathroom even knowing the consequences of her actions. In her writing style, Nothomb often breaks from the story to teach the readers about Japanese culture. During these breaks, Nothomb explains Japanese culture in great detail, spending especially long on a women’s role in Japanese society. She rants on about the “physical and mental corsets,...constraints, crushing denials, absurd restrictions, dogmas, heartbreaks,” and “conspiracies of silence and humiliation” that plague women in Japanese culture (65).
Many people believe technology has a part to play in this. One author writes “the sheer busyness of our technologically immersed lives tends to prevent the kind of sustained attention that an engaging book demands” (Hallwas par. 9). This growth of unentertained reading can be seen at a young age when a young man exclaimed “I do like reading, but it’s not at the top of things I like to do” (“Decline in Reading” par. 1).
The growing awareness about the natural human urge to stereotype people in recent years allows for a clear view of the natural negative side effects of these prejudices. Most importantly, stereotypes create barriers and shut down individual creativity. Stereotypes produce a close-minded attitude toward widely stereotyped groups, and those inflexible views restrict the capabilities of the members in certain groups. In their observant article, two psychologists from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, Ben Allen and Bruce H. Friedman, discuss the concept of “stereotype threat” as it relates to classic gender stereotypes and roles. They define stereotype threat as the result of “an intimidating situation
Health promotion campaigners believed that fear was the best way to change behavior. Health promotion campaigners used the fear appeal approach. Ogden, J. (2017) in Unit 3: Behavior Change, stated “evidence indicates that these fear appeals were not very effective and that either too much or too little fear caused people to ignore this information.” When people are frightened, they block the messages since they generate a gap between how they consider themselves and how they are acting which challenges their sense of integrity. Blocking the message is accomplished by condescending the message, questioning the source or even the messenger.
Cain ends her speech she emphasizes on three main points which do directly with what she was talking about. She reiterates her focus on what introversion is and defends it because not many people know what it is and may confuse it for shyness. She also ends on the note that not everyone is just either introvert or extrovert, she engages the audience to her conclusion because she lets us know that even if we are more extrovert than introvert, some part of us may be introvert. Her conclusion lets me know that her audience is not meant for only introverts or extroverts, it is meant for anyone who has ever felt shy or misunderstood for wanting to be alone from time to time. It is meant for those people who may be outgoing and may not understand why other people are not like them.
Fundamentally, the perception of their body alters in response to stimulus regardless of the lack of physical changes in their actual form. In one of their hypotheses, they sought to show that when young women are subjected to television programs and commercials laden with thin ideal images and situations that it temporarily increases the viewer 's body dissatisfaction and depression. Their results were paradoxical; they concluded that the viewers saw the images of these women as an attainable ideal and essentially a goal that they could work towards, giving them hope and a slight euphoria. In addition to this, Swami and Smith (2012) reference another study from 2009 in which viewers became more depressed when watching advertisements featuring women presented as being more realistic than most models used in television. Those who performed the study suggest results are due to “ the extent that images of average sized models focus viewers’ attention on their own bodies” which “may trigger a fear of fatness among female viewers.”
Her main message of the article is not “republicans are evil and spread rumors” her argument is more based on the spread of rumors through the internet criticising both groups while it may be more obvious that she is criticising republicans in reality the main point of the article is to enlighten her audience on their own faults while still keeping them on her side. Kolbert uses the birther movement as an example to her argument because it is so extreme to liberals that they can 't believe anyone would ever believe such a silly rumor, it also allows the the audience to detach themselves from the article and listen more to Kolbert’s points. Kolbert is not trying to offer a solution to these problems as she is aware some of the most vital contributors to this problem will not be reading her article. Instead her purpose is to enlighten her audience of democrats and liberals to challenge themselves and find the faults within themselves. The last paragraphs in the article keep the audience on her side while also allowing her audience room to think about their own behaviors.