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The explanation of this illusion on the simple basis of underestimation or overestimation of angles is open to criticism.
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The amount of overestimation varied with the trait, all the traits in this case being of the "desirable" sort.
This overestimation varied also with the rate of speed at which the stylus was moved.
This is, however, only a part of the reason for its overestimation.
In the case of interval A the error is one of underestimation in twenty-seven cases; in none is it an error of overestimation.
The amount or degree of this overestimation varies considerably from trait to trait.
When woman became property, a possession, the overestimation of her sexual value began.
Overestimation of the interval following the louder sound appears by no means invariable.
Parrish has explained all sporadic cases of overestimation as due to the optical illusion carried over in visualization.
It is the natural reaction from its overestimation, which is now followed by an equally exaggerated underestimation.

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