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'I am very excited to be able to finally put down on paper the stories that have kept me laughing 50 times a day for the entirety of my rugby career' One of rugby's most ferocious flankers and biggest characters, James Haskell has had an ...

Author: James Haskell

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0008403708

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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'Hilarious, and straight talking but also articulate and insightful - I am just hugely fond of this guy' -Eddie Jones 'I'd like to be remembered as a player who showed that you can be incredibly professional but also a lot of fun - a bit of a joker in the changing room, but the ultimate competitor on the pitch. That should have been the subtitle of this book, really...' One of rugby's most ferocious flankers and biggest characters, James Haskell has had an extraordinary, global experience of the game, having played for the Wasps, Northampton and England, and in New Zealand, France and Japan. After seventeen years and with 77 international caps under his sizeable belt, he has a shitload to say about rugby life - from pitch to pub and everywhere in between. In What A Flanker, Haskell sheds fresh light on the dynamics and the day-to-day of the game. Whether he's recalling the most brutal team socials; dispelling the myths surrounding New Zealand's dominance; introducing his Japanese teammates to manscaping or calling out play-acting in the modern game, no subject is off limits. Side-splittingly funny and ruthlessly honest, What A Flanker delves into the touring, drinking, training, eating and sometimes unconscionable antics of the professional rugby player. It's an unforgettable read, even if there are some stories you'd rather forget...
2021-02-04 By James Haskell

Italeri's Su-27D Sea Flanker (or Flanker D) is offered in 1/72 scale. This is a very nice kit in its own right and your only choice if you want to build an Su-27D. Recognized as one of the best fighters of the 1990s,.

Author: Yefim Gordon

Publisher: Specialty Press

ISBN: 9781580071963

Category: History

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Recognized as one of the best fighters of the 1990s, the Su-27 Flanker is a single-seat supersonic interceptor that is often declared the finest and most successful fighter of the Cold War era. Designed by Sukhoi OKB, the imposing fighter quickly gained popularity and respect from countries all across the globe. Intended to be a direct competitor to the new generation of American fighters such as the F-15, the Su-27 was designed with outstanding range, heavy armament, and high agility. Excellent performance, handling, and serviceability have made the aircraft popular with its pilots and ground personnel alike. Equipped with an analog fly-by-wire control system, a full avionics suite, and up to 10 air-to-air missiles, the Flanker also features a rearward-facing radar between the engines, allowing it to fire at targets behind the aircraft. Outfitted with two Lyul'ka AL-31F turbofans, each 12,500 kgp (27,557 lb st) with afterburning, the Su-27's high thrust-to-weight ratio and refined aerodynamics allow superb flight characteristics at high angles of attack. Yefim Gordon and Peter Davison are the authors of several books on Soviet aircraft including the Specialty Press titles Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum and Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot. Over 300 photos illustrate the story of the Su-27. Topics covered include design, development, structural detail, international production, trials, upgrades and generations, comparisons, overseas sales, and much more. This book is a must have for all warbird enthusiasts! The photos in this edition are black and white.
2006-02-23 By Yefim Gordon

CONFLICT TYPE Akçay and Hazeltine, 2011 Simon and flanker A factorial combination of a Simon and a flanker task Specific. CSE was observed within, but not across conflict type Boy et al., 2010 Flanker and prime-target A factorial ...

Author: James R Schmidt

Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

ISBN: 9782889194957

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Conflict adaptation theory is one of the most popular theories in cognitive psychology. The theory argues that participants strategically modulate attention away from distracting stimulus features in response to conflict. Although results with proportion congruent, sequential congruency, and similar paradigms seem consistent with the conflict adaptation view, some researchers have expressed scepticism. The paradigms used in the study of conflict adaptation require the manipulation of stimulus frequencies, sequential dependencies, time-on-task regularities, and various other task regularities that introduce the potential for learning of conflict-unrelated information. This results in the unintentional confounding of measures of conflict adaptation with simpler learning and memory biases. There are also alternative accounts which propose that attentional adaptation does occur, but via different mechanisms, such as valence, expectancy, or effort. A significant (and often heated) debate remains surrounding the question of whether conflict adaptation exists independent of these alternative mechanisms of action. The aim of this Research Topic is to provide a forum for current directions in this area, considering perspectives from all sides of the debate.
2015-05-20 By James R Schmidt

simultaneously, so if you get a first BVR shot off with a fourthgeneration AMRAAM, which is virtually impossible to defeat by maneuver, you may survive an encounter with a Flanker. However, if the generals and admirals do what they ...

Author: Ron Fish

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781641382762

Category: Young Adult Fiction

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If you liked the flavor of Top Gun, you will love this military action thriller. It has handsome Marine F/A-18 pilots, hot chicks, plenty of steamy sex, magnificent aircraft carriers, stealth jets, SEAL and Force Recon teams, stealth submarines, and lots of air-to-air combat between US F/A-18s, F-35s, F-22s, and Chinese Su-30MK2 Flankers. It is a hoot to read.
2020-11-07 By Ron Fish

Observers frequently mistakenly report à flanker rather than the target in crowded displays . Whether this reflects positional uncertainty ( i.e. , the observer confuses the position of the flanker with that of the target ) or simply ...

Author: John S. Werner

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262019163

Category: Science

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A comprehensive review of contemporary research in the vision sciences, reflecting the rapid advances of recent years. Visual science is the model system for neuroscience, its findings relevant to all other areas. This essential reference to contemporary visual neuroscience covers the extraordinary range of the field today, from molecules and cell assemblies to systems and therapies. It provides a state-of-the art companion to the earlier book The Visual Neurosciences (MIT Press, 2003). This volume covers the dramatic advances made in the last decade, offering new topics, new authors, and new chapters. The New Visual Neurosciences assembles groundbreaking research, written by international authorities. Many of the 112 chapters treat seminal topics not included in the earlier book. These new topics include retinal feature detection; cortical connectomics; new approaches to mid-level vision and spatiotemporal perception; the latest understanding of how multimodal integration contributes to visual perception; new theoretical work on the role of neural oscillations in information processing; and new molecular and genetic techniques for understanding visual system development. An entirely new section covers invertebrate vision, reflecting the importance of this research in understanding fundamental principles of visual processing. Another new section treats translational visual neuroscience, covering recent progress in novel treatment modalities for optic nerve disorders, macular degeneration, and retinal cell replacement. The New Visual Neurosciences is an indispensable reference for students, teachers, researchers, clinicians, and anyone interested in contemporary neuroscience. Associate Editors Marie Burns, Joy Geng, Mark Goldman, James Handa, Andrew Ishida, George R. Mangun, Kimberley McAllister, Bruno Olshausen, Gregg Recanzone, Mandyam Srinivasan, W.Martin Usrey, Michael Webster, David Whitney Sections Retinal Mechanisms and Processes Organization of Visual Pathways Subcortical Processing Processing in Primary Visual Cortex Brightness and Color Pattern, Surface, and Shape Objects and Scenes Time, Motion, and Depth Eye Movements Cortical Mechanisms of Attention, Cognition, and Multimodal Integration Invertebrate Vision Theoretical Perspectives Molecular and Developmental Processes Translational Visual Neuroscience
2013-10-25 By John S. Werner

previous trial, flankers should still prime the task representations, resulting in response facilitation on the following ... The Eriksen flanker paradigm has provided critical insights into the spatiotemporal processes involved in ...

Author: Snehlata Jaswal

Publisher: Frontiers E-books

ISBN: 9782889191406

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Feature binding is the process whereby different features such as shape, colour, size, orientation, location, etc. are linked together to form a coherent representation of the object. It is a ubiquitous physiological sequence and an essential phase in information processing, for it provides the basis of mental representations, which in turn, are requisite for all cognitive functions. It is important to realize though, that binding is not an isolated process. There are myriad stimuli impinging on our senses at all times, vying to gain entry into our consciousness. Further, not only does sensory input emanate from a complex, dynamic environment, but it also enters a neural system that is already activated by previous inputs and is oriented towards future goals. Which aspects of the momentary sensory input are selected for further processing depends as much on the state of the system as it does on the sensory input itself. Indeed, some fundamental questions one may ask about binding are whether, why, and how, some features are selected for binding at the cost of others. The bottom-up view of information processing is that the input received by the brain is processed in a largely automatic way to the higher centers in the brain. The physiological basis of binding is postulated to be either conjunctively coding neurons, or synchrony among participating neural networks to encode features and out of phase neural activity to encode separate objects. But, mere perceptual integration of features, whether by synchrony or by specialized neurons, does not even begin to capture the implication that binding results in coherent objects, fundamental for further information processing. An object is not only a bundle of features. At the very least, the features need to be integrated so that the object can be distinguished from other objects. This implies selection and manipulation of the basic information supplied by separate features. The top-down view of information processing contends that binding is more influenced by the reentrant processes (the downward and lateral feedback to the lower areas, emanating from the higher centers of the brain). Reentrant processes not only help to confirm what is correct but also resolve competition. These top-down processes are linked to attention and higher cognitive functions help select relevant input. We aim to debate what happens to the irrelevant information in the process of binding. Are irrelevant features simply lost from the system over time, or are they deliberately deleted? Is there any inhibitory process involved in binding? What is the empirical evidence for such a process at the behavioral level? Is such a process active and resource-demanding or relatively passive and automatic? What do neuropsychological studies show? What are the physiological underpinnings of such a process? How is it incorporated in computational models to increase our understanding of the binding process? The idea is to bring together diverse views on ‘Inhibition in Feature Binding’ with the ultimate aim of better understanding the process of binding and invoking informed and insightful future research.

Star running back/flanker Lenny Moore, like Berry, a Hall of Famer, was yet another player helped by Ewbank, who was wise enough to use Moore frequently as a runner and receiver. Ewbank was also persuasive enough to change Moore's way ...

Author: Wayne Stewart

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538101599

Category: Sports & Recreation

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The NFL in the 1950s and 1960s was full of iconic players and legendary coaches. Future Hall of Famers battled it out on the gridiron and roamed the sidelines, making for incredible games and memorable moments. In Remembering the Greatest Coaches and Games of the NFL Glory Years: An Inside Look at the Golden Age of Football, Wayne Stewart tells of the men and events that made this era unforgettable. Through dozens of interviews with players such as Tom Matte, Mike Ditka, Raymond Berry, Don Maynard, Chuck Mercein, and Rick Volk, Stewart shares the players’ unique perspectives on the Greatest Game Ever Played, the Ice Bowl, the Heidi Game, and Super Bowl III. The second part of the book features profiles of the Hall of Fame coaches who led their teams to victory—including George Halas, Vince Lombardi, Tom Landry, and Don Shula—with the players reflecting on the impact these coaches had on and off the field. Remembering the Greatest Coaches and Games of the NFL Glory Years not only shares anecdotes that reveal the warm and humorous sides of the Hall of Fame coaches but also includes breakdowns of the key decisions they made during the featured games. With exclusive insight provided by the players, this book offers readers a deeper understanding of professional football during this era directly from those who lived it.
2018-08-16 By Wayne Stewart

So it can happen that a brand acting as a bastion brand for one organisation can serve as a flanker brand for another organisation . If , for example , a small organisation has a profit - generating bastion brand with a market share of ...

Author: Rik Riezebos

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273655051

Category: Business & Economics

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Since the 1980s, brands and the management of brands have attracted an enormous amount of interest. Companies became acutely aware of how their brand image could mean the difference between success and failure . Brand Management: A theoretical and practical approach gives insight into this phenomenon, moving from the history of the brand to how to develop, manage and protect brands. Brand Management: A theoretical and practical approach takes a decision-making approach to the subject, structured around the decisions a brand or product manager would face when considering their own brand strategy, covering topics such as design, judicial protection, adverse publicity and financial-brand valuation.
2003 By Rik Riezebos

Falling into the category of 'thin' facade are customer flankers; occasions of successful anti-fiddle – where, paradoxically, ... Typically, 'salesmen' never quite know whether any particular action is a flanker or just plain stupidity.

Author: J.R. Ditton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781349032051

Category: Social Science

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1977-06-17 By J.R. Ditton

in the market during this vital period by releasing what are commonly called “flanker products.” Flankers are ancillary brands with new flavor profiles that are launched to create buzz among consumers, with the hope that the new ...

Author: Mark Laver

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317699798

Category: Music

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Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning examines the issues of jazz, consumption, and capitalism through advertising. On television, on the Internet, in radio, and in print, advertising is a critically important medium for the mass dissemination of music and musical meaning. This book is a study of the use of the jazz genre as a musical signifier in promotional efforts, exploring how the relationship between brand, jazz music, and jazz discourses come together to create meaning for the product and the consumer. At the same time, it examines how jazz offers an invaluable lens through which to examine the complex and often contradictory culture of consumption upon which capitalism is predicated.
2015-02-11 By Mark Laver