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  Renshaw and the Tachistoscope
Renshaw has done work in increasing the limits and subtlety of perception of smell and taste; in increasing acuity and field of sight (of which his work in reading speed and comprehension is just a small part); and in increasing the power and strength of memory.
Renshaw claims that through the use of a super-fast timing mechanism, he has been able to achieve flashes on the tachistoscope screen that can be measured in millionths of a second, and that two students have been able to grasp nine-digit numbers at 3/1,000,000 of a second.
He challenges Renshaw's handling of data, stating that in the present case the children were not of equal native ability, and that their teaching was not of equal competence.
www.enter.net /~torve/critics/Renshaw/renshaw.htm   (2252 words)

 Fort Tours | Wise County Historical Markers
Renshaw traveled to Texas in 1853 to locate this headright, which encompassed many acres of Wise County north of this marker site.
Renshaw returned to Sparta and served two terms in the Tennessee Legislature before moving his family to Texas in 1859.
Renshaw died in 1887 and was buried at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Decatur.
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 webtree - pafg18 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Samuel PLATT was born in 1880 in Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs.
Samuel RENSHAW was born in 1862 in Hollinwood, Oldham, Lancs.
Lena RENSHAW was born in 1869 in Hollinwood, Oldham, Lancs.
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 Descendants of Samuel Michael Gamblin Born 1830   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
SAMUEL MICHAEL2 GAMBLIN (WILLIAM1) was born May 17, 1830 in Pearsonville, New Brunswick, Canada, and died December 28, 1897 in Pearsonville, New Brunswick, Canada.
Samuel is buried in Woodland United Church Cemetery in Pearsonville, NB.
SAMUEL MICHAEL3 GAMBLIN (SAMUEL MICHAEL2, WILLIAM1) was born December 26, 1861 in Pearsonville, New Brunswick, Canada, and died September 14, 1943 in Morrisville, Vermont, USA.
www.gamblinfamily.org /html/samuel_gamblin.html   (5161 words)

 Driver Family
Samuel Driver was born in Sheffield on 15/5/1803.
We think this is the Samuel that was a privateer and had a watch made in Genoa, Italy with his names rather than numbers on the face.
Henry Driver's wife Sophia Renshaw was born at Staveley, Derbyshire on 4/1/1835 daughter of William Renshaw born 18/2/1811) and Sarah Handbury.
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 The Greaves/Graves Family of Shirland, Derbyshire, England and NY State
Samuel Graves (originally Greaves) (39) was born 2 May 1789 in England.
William Graves (51) was born at sea on 1 Feb. 1821 and died 8 Jan. 1900.
Samuel Dewitt Greaves (71) was born 1 Feb. 1823 in England, died 13 June 1918, and was buried in Huntingtonville Cem., Watertown, N.Y. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1842 at age 19.
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 Conflict Between Science and Religion Resolved?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Despite freezing rain and sleet, over fifty people showed up to listen to Physics Professor Stuart Samuel give a public lecture on "Science and Religion: Are They in Conflict?" The event took place on December 10 at Columbia University.
Kevin Renshaw, manager of the Columbia University Bookstore and organizer of the event, noted the high interest, "This is the most people that have attended any of our readings." Was the issue of science and religion resolved in the minds of those present?
As Renshaw, Samuel and others left the room after almost two hours of discussion, some people remained and continued to debate the issue.
www.jupiterscientific.org /science/pr/pr9722.html   (320 words)

 TIME.com: Fast Looks -- Sep. 24, 1945 -- Page 1
So believes Ohio State's Professor Samuel Renshaw, who recently won his university a Navy "Mark of Commendation" for training soldiers and sailors to do their looking fast.
Professor Renshaw has proved that the human eye, properly trained, can observe instantly a complicated object (such as a tank or an airplane) and impress it as a whole upon the mind.
Renshaw starts them off with a four-digit number, showing it for 1/50th of a second.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,886583,00.html   (475 words)

 Amazon.com: China Gate / Movie: Video: Gene Barry,Angie Dickinson,Nat 'King' Cole,Paul Dubov,Lee Van Cleef,George ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Samuel Fuller - Director, Samuel Fuller - Writer, Samuel Fuller - Producer (producer)...
When the film was available on 16mm I used to run it in my Samuel Fuller class to show students the type of innovative work several films exhibited in the 1950s.
But, as well as exhibiting Samuel Fuller's baroque visual style indebted to yellow journalism and the comic strip (which Jean Luc-Godard appropriated in the Vietnam sequence of PIERROT LE FOU a decade later), the film opens with documentary footage before it moves on to its fictional component.
www.amazon.com /China-Gate-Movie-Samuel-Fuller/dp/6301358570   (1344 words)

 US Navy and Marine Corps Officers: 1775-1900 [R]
Reid, Samuel C. Master, not in line of promotion, 3 July, 1843.
Renshaw, Alexander D. Acting Third Assistant Engineer, 14 January, 1863.
Roane, Samuel B. Acting Third Assistant Engineer, 30 May, 1864.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/NHC/Callahan/reg-usn-r.htm   (3229 words)

A theory should not propose the existence of anything more than is necessary for its explanation.
Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) whose diary is notable, in part, because it was written in code.
A man from Porlock wrecked Coleridge’s train of thought during the writing of Kubla Khan.
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 Amazon.com: Steel Helmet: Video: Samuel Fuller,Gene Evans,Robert Hutton,Steve Brodie,James Edwards,Richard Loo,Sid ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Samuel Fuller - Director, Samuel Fuller - Writer, William A. Berke - Producer (associate producer), Samuel Fuller - Producer (producer), Robert L. Lippert - Producer (executive producer), Murray Lerner - Producer (associate producer)...
Samuel Fuller's name may sound unfamiliar to many movie fans in America.
Trivia: the boy's name "Short Round" is used by Steven Spielberg in his "Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom," and director Samuel Fuller makes a cameo appearance in Spielberg's "1941." At least, Fuller is respected by him, this fact tells you.
www.amazon.com /Steel-Helmet-Samuel-Fuller/dp/6305226601   (1843 words)

 Survey Graphic May 1933 Volume XXII No.5: "Minds Made By the Movies"
Says Dr. Renshaw: "For certain highly sensitive or weak and unstable children the best hygienic policy would be to recommend very infrequent attendance and then only at carefully selected films."
What movies do to a child's sleep was measured accurately by a device known as a hypnograph.
Samuel Renshaw and Dr. Vernon L. Miller at the Ohio State Bureau of Juvenile Research employed it with 170 boys and girls ranging in age from six to eighteen years.
xroads.virginia.edu /~1930s/print/survey/kellogg/survey4.html   (828 words)

 Spondon - Family History, Genealogy, Surnames and Local History.
His daughter Mary married Samuel Renshaw Marriott whose parents were Thomas & Eliza Marriott.
He was adopted by Thomas Renshaw as a child.
Samuel was born about 1826 in South Normanton and children of the marriage were George 1855, Samuel 1857, Rebecca 1860, Thomas 1860, Sarah1862, Edward 1866.
www.curiousfox.com /history/derbyshire_22.html   (1641 words)

 October 29 in Psychology
At the time, it was called the Invitational Conference on Testing Problems and may be the oldest continuous conference on testing issues.
1946 — Samuel Renshaw was awarded a patent for what appears to be the first tachistoscopic projector.
The device had an adjustable opening in a wheel that rotated in front of a projector lens at a known speed.
www.cwu.edu /~warren/calendar/cal1029.html   (578 words)

 Samuel Erwin RENSHAW/Betty Ruth CREWS
Name: Trixie Ann RENSHAW Born: 20 SEP 1956 at: Married: 29 JUL 1983 at: Died: at: Spouses: Ricky Allen KNOX
Name: Samuel Erwin RENSHAW, JR Born: 20 AUG 1958 at: Married: 27 AUG 1982 at: Died: at: Spouses: Pamela Christine NETTLES
Name: Ricky Bryant RENSHAW Born: 19 JUL 1959 at: Married: 21 JAN 1984 at: Died: at: Spouses: Alice Virginia CREWS
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 Renshaw Introduction
The teacher told us to do some investigation and compare the representation of a piece of psychological research in the popular press with what psychologists themselves had to say about it.
In several of his stories, Robert Heinlein had cited a man named Samuel Renshaw as the source of techniques for training vastly improved accuracy of perception.
I could find out for myself what was fact and what was invention.
www.enter.net /~torve/critics/Renshaw/renintro.htm   (659 words)

 Licking County, Ohio History
The advance squadron of the Tenth was led by Captain Samuel Norton, of company D, who - was killed at the head of his column.
SAMUEL W. BROOKE, second lieutenant company A, One Hundred and Thirty-fifth Ohio national guards.
SAMUEL HOWELL-He was a member of company M, Fifth Ohio cavalry.
www.heritagepursuit.com /Licking/LickingFile4.htm   (14231 words)

An equally uncomplimentary opinion of WEFT was voiced by Dr. Samuel Renshaw, a professor of psychology at Ohio State University, who for a number of years had made a hobby of optics, carrying his studies to the point where he even tested the deterioration of the optic nerves under the influences of alcohol.
Implementing the educational work which resulted from the Renshaw theory was the use of flash exposures, which gave the student only time to see the total form.
There are two schools of thought on the subject, the other believing that eye-sight is not actually improved but that the student learns to use his eyes more efficiently, broadening his "cone of vision." Whatever the truth, recognition training was speeded up tremendously and became progressively effective in the field.
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 Quotable Heinlein Discussion Boards - "Half a MInd?"
That has been a figure bandied about for a long time.
He was familiar with Samuel Renshaw and his tachistoscope, which demonstrated that people could recognize objects and words and letters and numerals and grasp them much more quickly than originally thought.
He mentioned it in "Gulf," and we know that Captain Gilead/Joe Greene, his hero, learned to use much more of his already-exceptional mental capacity by such training and also by learning the newspeak language that was developed from the 64 principal sounds the human can make.
www.quotableheinlein.com /dcforum/DCForumID15/59.html   (193 words)

 The Old Joel on Software Forum - Speed Reading Techniques
The device to flash words and/or pictures up for short periods of time is a tachistoscope.
Samuel Renshaw worked with the Navy during World War II, training spotters in airplane recognition using one.
He also did studies that involved flashing digit sequences and sentences.
discuss.fogcreek.com /joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=70922   (1017 words)

 Raed Tihs - TheWarCenter
Mental techniques of looking at words or sentences as "gestalts" (read: as a whole) have been around since the 1940's.
Samuel Renshaw trained men in pattern recognition so that they could tell the difference between a German Plane and an Allied one at distance 5x or more greater than a normal person could tell the planes apart.
Similar techniques teach a person to look at sentences and read them in the time it takes a normal person to read a word.
www.thewarcenter.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=6301   (557 words)

 Tenser, said the Tensor: "Gulf" by Robert Heinlein
Gail begins to train him on a device that flashes numbers he must memorize up on a screen for a fraction of a second, which she calls it a Renshaw tachistoscope.
After Joe has been "rather thoroughly Renshawed" (which sounds uncomfortable), Gail begins to teach him the organization's language using a machine that displays the components of a sound on a screen (think spectrogram, although Heinlein doesn't use that word).
Heinlein crams a lot of information into the rather talky middle part of the story—phonetics and phonology, Basic English, General Semantics, and Samuel Renshaw—but it's a mixed bag of stuff I can believe and stuff that's completely improbable.
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 GENUKI: Wills of Derbyshire - Surnames beginning C
and Samuel GARDINER, rector of Eckington - to hold in trust all copyhold messuages, tenements etc. in the manor of Eckington except the house I live in (proceeds to be used to build and maintain a schoolhouse in Eckington.
CLAY, Samuel - o/t/p Duckmanton, Plaisterer, 8 Jan 1845.
CLAY, Samuel Francis, off licence holder of 5 Gilman St Derby.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/DBY/ProbateRecords/WillsC.html   (3463 words)

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Instead of transforming children into fully developed adults, it turns out students of the natural sciences who are completely unaware of Nature as the primary fact of experience, it inflicts upon the world students of the humanities who know nothing of humanity, their own or anyone else's.
Gestalt psychologists, such as Samuel Renshaw, have devised methods for widening the range and increasing the acuity of human perceptions.
The answer is, No. Teachers in every field of psyche-physical skill, from seeing to tennis, from tightrope walking to prayer, have discovered, by trial and error, the conditions of optimum functioning within their special fields.
invaders.mars-attacks.org /~boklm/texts/texts/Aldous_Huxley-The_Doors_Of_Perception.txt   (13353 words)

 how to write good subliminal messages
A potential use of our software is to use it as Tachistoscope software.
Dr Samuel Renshaw invented a device during World War 2 to flash photographs of enemy battleships and aircraft on a screen at speeds of 1/100 of a second.
Its purpose was to help train naval aviators, gunners and spotters to be able to tell if what they where looking at was a "Friend or Foe" many times faster and with a much higher degree of accuracy at long distances.
www.infinn.com /subliminal/greatfeatures.html   (379 words)

 Gulf (Heinlein) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the process they would develop into a benevolent and hidden "ruling" class.
The story invokes the notions of the General Semantics of Alfred Korzybski and the work of Samuel Renshaw to explain the nature of thought and how people could be trained to think more rapidly and accurately.
Critics have said that both systems are misrepresented in this story, and never claimed the kinds of results shown in the story; fans would postulate that the story is, after all, science fiction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulf_(Heinlein)   (827 words)

 Ricky Bryant RENSHAW/Alice Virginia CREWS
Born: 19 JUL 1959 at: Married: 21 JAN 1984 at: Died: at: Father:Samuel Erwin RENSHAW Mother:Betty Ruth CREWS Other Spouses:
Name: Bevan Bryant RENSHAW Born: 8 NOV 1984 at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses:
Name: Rodney Allen RENSHAW Born: 15 JUL 1988 at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses:
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 [No title]
Joseph Renshaw, Jacob Cellare, Joseph Roland, John Hendricks, Michel Beam, Daniel Lewis, John James, John Williakson, Isaac Renshaw, Willis VanCleave, Samuel Doriah, Ralph VanCleave, Jacob Rethly, Aaron VanCleave, Abraham Wellty, Benjamin VanCleave, Thos.
Bentley, Thomas Stapleton, Abraham Renshaw, Jun., Gasper Roland, Christian Gros., James Hendricks, Isaac Anderson, William Willesson, Abrm.
Elijah Renshaw, York Co., PA Index to Orphans Court 1749-1887 (SJFHC 1939) Rowland, Robert E 98 his personal est.
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 Bont Ice and Inline Speed Skating News
Mike Blumel (Minnesota), coming off a silver medal finish in the Junior Long Track Championships, won the Intermediate class and Tyler Goff (Wasatch), who finished fourth in the Junior Long Track Championships won the Senior class.
Brian Boudreau (Baystate) and Sam Renshaw (Michigan) won the Masters 30-39 and Masters 40-49 classes, respectively.
Boris Leikin (Wasatch) took the gold for the Masters 50-59 class and Ron Scholefield (Michigan) and John Sorce (Wisconsin) took the gold in the Masters 60-69 and Masters 70+ classes, respectively.
www.bont.com /news/2005/Articles/ussnews010.htm   (786 words)

 DILLARD ANNUAL, volume 2; January 1993.
John Love Dillard, Thomas, IV and Samuel moved to Gilmer County, Georgia as had their Uncle John.
There were eight children in the family of Stephen M. and Julia Renshaw Dillard, five for Samuel Dillard and Elizabeth Julian, and three for John McCord and Jane Martin Dillard.
His brothers, Major, Samuel and William (killed in the South Carolina Revolutionary battle of Eutaw Springs in which Andrew Pickens also fought) were also there about the time of the Revolution.
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