It was, however, the only book immediately at hand; and I indulged a vague hope that the excitement which now agitated the hypochondriac, might find relief (for the history of mental disorder is full of similar anomalies) even in the extremeness
of the folly which I should read.
The principle of extremeness
aversion (213) suggests that many consumers might gravitate toward Level 5 policies: the central location of the number 5 on a 10-point scale would likely imbue it with a patina of moderation.
(104) Simonson, supra note 103, at 161-62; Itamar Simonson & Amos Tversky, Choice in Context: Tradeoff Contrast and Extremeness
Aversion, 29 J.
In Stoner's original data, researchers noticed that the largest risky shifts could be found when group members "had a quite extreme risky initial position," in the sense that the predeliberation votes were weighted toward the risky end, whereas the items "that shifted a little or not at all started out near the middle of the scale."(68) Thus the direction of the shift seemed to turn on the location of the original disposition, and the size of the shift depended on the extremeness
of that original disposition.
__________ and Amos Tversky (1992), "Choice in Context: Tradeoff Contrast and Extremeness
Aversion," Journal of Marketing Research, 29 (August): 281--295.
is not sufficient." (99) At least indirectly, therefore, act reasonableness is already embedded in the current standard's emphasis on both the extremeness
of the required emotion and the seriousness of the required provocation.
The phenomena of "tradeoff contrast" and "extremeness
aversion" may well play a large role in jury determination.
It is against this background that we should understand Neal Katyal's important article.12 Katyal's insightful account of how the phenomenon of substitution can confound conventional deterrence prescriptions employs a host of innovative concepts -- including Giffen goods, income effects, and extremeness
aversion -- that the new deterrence scholarship should aspire to appropriate.
"At the time I was still manic so I couldn't understand the extremeness
of the situation."
Levity Crop Science from the UK will present Indra, a product that helps crops withstand stress salinity, temperature extremeness
and high UV which can reverse yield loss.
The main difference in their approach is over the optimal level of extremeness
. Al Qaeda Central leadership believes that a certain measure of restraint is advantageous.
Modeled after the Court's one person, one vote doctrine, the approach would require that a plaintiff show that partisan purpose rather than legitimate state interests accounts for the gerrymander's partisan characteristics, independent of their extremeness
. I address potential criticisms from opposite directions that this approach goes too far and that it does not go far enough.