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The exertion of self-control is depleting and unpleasant. Unlike cognitive load, ego depletion is at least in part a loss of motivation. Exertion: physical or mental effort. To deplete : use up the supply or resources of.     In Turkish: To deplete :tüketmek, kurutmak, boşaltmak, azaltma Exertion: emek, çaba, gayret, sarfetme, zahmet Kendini kontrol etme çabası tüketci ve sıkıcı.…

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Proliferating – increase rapidly in numbers; multiply. Numerical simulation of chain reactions within computers initiated a chain reaction among computers, with machines and codes proliferating as explosively as the phenomena they were designed to help us understand.   In Turkish: Proliferating – çoğalmak, sayıların hızla artışı Bilgisayarların içindeki zincirleme reaksiyonların sayısal simülasyonu bilgisayarlar arasında zincirleme reaksiyonu, bizim anlamanıza yardımcı…

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Discern – perceive or recognize (something). Rotting – decompose Gazelle – a small slender antelope that typically has curved horns and a yellowish-brown coat with white underparts, found in open country in Africa and Asia. Carcass – the dead body of an animal. Ability to discern the feelings of others also protected us in a very specific way: ‘your…

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Evolve – develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form. Amid – surrounded by; in the middle of. Gradual – taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees. Abrupt – sudden and unexpected. We humans evolved to survive amid the gradual, predictable changes of the natural world, but now our livelihoods are threatened by abrupt, unpredictable…

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Scorn – feel or express contempt or derision for, despise Insurgency – rebellion, riot It sounds as if smart, highly educated people will be scorned in the coming economy – but that is not necessarily the case. Success will come through ‘recognizing the physical, cognitive, and social influences on a civilian population targeted by an insurgency’. In…

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Recidivism – Tendency of re-offending Parole – the release of a prisoner temporarily (for a special purpose) or permanently before the completion of a sentence, on the promise of good behavior. Capriciously – whimsy,freakish In light of the findings on predicting recidivism by SVP’s and other prisoners, it is virtually certain that computer analysis could judge parole applications…

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Botch – Foozle, carry out (a task) badly or carelessly Curfew – a regulation requiring people to remain indoors between specified hours, typically at night. Scurry – (of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps. Reams – sheaves Miss Watson and the rest of the research staff are indeed fired, but before they can clean…