Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 31 - Think and Explain: 57

Answer

Yes, we do. No, it doesn't.

Work Step by Step

It has been shown that the way that questions are phrased can affect people's answers. An example might be "Do you seriously like that horrible-tasting candy that our competitor makes?" That is why "leading questions" are prohibited in criminal trials. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle has come to be used as a metaphor in the everyday, non-physics world, for example, to justify the above principle. However, it only applies in the limited domain of physical measurements.
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