Forty-plus years later, an equally massive generation gap is at work, this time with boomers playing the role of angry, uncomprehending parents who rarely miss an opportunity to hector or grossly miscomprehend
105) By assessing confinement as a penalty for noncompliance with "recommended" treatment, the legislature seems to miscomprehend
the very nature of a "recommendation.
3) When gay and lesbian professors so miscomprehend
the prose of contemporary historians whom they adulate, how will they fare when encountering the language of Shakespeare?
By the end of the play, both figures carry a difficult ethical burden that, to them, most people miscomprehend
Individuals with low knowledge of a topic have difficulty placing information in context and often can miscomprehend
173) See supra Part III (explaining how people miscomprehend
the true meaning of the term).
That is, just as Coverdale's "spheres and sympathies" failed to measure the modern world, the empirical metaphors we draw from Newtonian physics to describe social actions--"having an impact on someone," for instance--may miscomprehend
a postmodern existence determined by "probability" and "uncertainty.
It's not that we can't comprehend consciousness, it's that we are wired to miscomprehend
A study of advertising comprehension by Jacoby and Hoyer (1982) identifies a U-shaped curve where both younger and older individuals tend to miscomprehend
communications to a greater degree.