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POSSIBLE RESEARCH TOPICS

             

bullet the education of your sense of touch
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bullet  the erosion of sense experience in contemporary society
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bulletthe connection between sensory deprivation and creativity
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bullet an olfactory geography of your community, school, workplace
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bulletthe role of education in sense perception
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bulletthe role of the mind in visual experience
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bulletthe politics of memory
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bullethow memories are preserved in our culture
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bulletthe role of family in personality construction
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bulletimpact of media on sense of self
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bulletanalyze multiple interpretations of a story or legend
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bulletthe democratizing function of narrative (using stories from media)
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bulletattitudes towards animals and “wildness” in our culture
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bulletsurvey and analyze the media portrayal of animals
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bulletthe impact of electronic technology on the self
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bulletthe gendering of depictions of machine minds in pop culture
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bulletartificial intelligence as religion
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bulletsubjects that are taboo in our culture
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bulletcontemporary political language
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bulletthe use of euphemism in contemporary society
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bulletthe setting of educational standards in the US
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bullethow chaos theory has altered the way scientists view the limits of their own inquiry