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evaluate
used in The Tipping Point

4 uses
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Definition
to think carefully and make a judgment about something
  • The purpose of making an acquaintance, for most of us, is to evaluate whether we want to turn that person into a friend; we don't feel we have the time or the energy to maintain meaningful contact with everyone.
    Chapter 2 (27% in)
  • This happens even when you give people a clear and immediate environmental explanation of the behavior they are being asked to evaluate: that the gym, in the first case, has few lights on; that the Contestant is being asked to answer the most impossibly biased and rigged set of questions.
    Chapter 4 (79% in)
  • She set up an evaluation program to find out what was working and to see how successful she was in changing attitudes and getting women to have mammograms and diabetes tests, and what she found out was that her program worked.
    Conclusion (29% in)
  • Barbara Flagg's eye movement research on "Oscar's Blending" and "Hug" is summarized in Barbara N. Elagg, "Formative Evaluation of Sesame Street Using Eye Movement Photography," in J. Baggaley (ed.
    End Notes (54% in)

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