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September 16, 1959

Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 10

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Ponders o Foolish Monkey- What Makes You Think Better, Army Wonders By RAY CROMLEY NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON - 'NEA> -The Army is trying to find out how to make a man think better. The generals believe it would be a useful thing to cultivate — for meeting emergency battle situations. Or possibly for handling Congressional investigations. Thus far. the experiments have the scientists confused. There are indications that being well-fed helps. And getting a lot of sleep. And being comfortable But what to make of experiments like this; It They put a monkey into a cage.' tfThey then put a red hlock and a i j &lue block in front of him. Every i Itime he picks up the rod hlock he J 3?ets a raisin reward. He's happy. 52very time he picks up the blue »block he gets nothing. He's sad. * The monkey learns, of course. Times Herald, Carroll, la. m ft Wednesday, Sept. 16, 19S9 |U So. being a smart, monkey, he thinks and picks up the red block time after time. So far, so good. But every once in a while—when he's still hungry and despite what he's learned — he picks up the blue block. "Now why does he do that?" a^ks Army scientist Dr. P. I. Sperling. "He knows better, but he does it People do the same thing. And when we know why monkeys do what they do, we'll know something more about why people decide to do what they do." So far. research men at a University of Wisconsin laboratory, have some evidence that seems to indicate it's one part of a monkey's brain that keeps him picking the red hlock. When that part is miss- ing or not working — he picks up I the erroneous blue more often. But ' wbat happens. No one knows. ! The Army is sponsoring a continuous series of experiments on I this business of what affects the way you think. It's being done both at the U .S. Army Medical Research Center at Fort Knox, Ky., and at universities and private research laboratories. A good chunk of the Army's work in trying to find out what hinders monkeys and men in solving problems and making decisions has been under the direction of Dr. Arthur J. Riopelle, now with the Yerkes Laboratory of Primate Biology at Orange Park, Fla. Prof. Richard Henneman, at the University of Virginia, is working with college students. He's trying to find out how much your brain can take, hold and use effectively. Dr. Arthur Melton, at the Uni- "TUCK-ME-IN KNITS" FOR HER: New Sweet Dreams $0 AA Print. Aqua or pink. 1-4 yrs. «3.ww FOR HIM: New Pillow Fight $^ f\f% Print. Blue or red. 1-4 yrs. J«WU atl ttyt*... all colon ... of/ wonderful The most famous sleepwear ki the world Carter's soft, cozy cotton knits. Such fun to wear. So easy to care for. Machine washable and no ironing needed Two New Carter's Sundowns and How They Grow Thanks to Carter's famous Gro-Feature, these warm two-piece brushed cotton knit sleepers will fit next winter just as well as they do now. No wonder mothers love Carter's sleepers! They're so practical. What's more they have Nevabind sleeves, elasticized ankles and non-skid plasticized soles. Machine washable and never need ironing. Striped Print Two* Piece Sleeper. Gro-Feature. Safety-Step feet. Bright red. 1 to 4 yrs. aqua. 416, S4.00 Waters 5th St Dept. Store versity of Michigan, is looking into what appears to be the ability of your muscles to reminisce. The researchers have found a lot of things that affect the way you think. They've done experiments on men riding in trucks. Take an hour and a half jolty truck, jeep or bus ride. Afterwards you don't think so well—or so it appears. If you've been hearing a lot of loud noises, like an elevated railway, a pneumatic hammer, a jet plane, gunfire, you apparently don't think so well. Apparently it takes you longer to solve problems. You seemingly use up more energy and become more tired whfti you do try to think. The Army men have found that your,ability to think varies according to whether it's day or night. A man used to sleeping nights goes on a night shift. He's had a full eight hours of sleep. But he won't work so efficiently between midnight and dawn. At dawn, even though he's tired, he'll begin thinking better. The Army men are even more confused about their experiments with "men in space." Space, presumably, is silent and dark. So they put men in a noiseless, unlighted room and study what happens. They find the men do very Louis Gehlsens Honor Daughter on Her Eighth Birthday (Times Herald Mewi Service) • WESTSIDE — Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gehlsen were hosts for a picnic dinner Sunday in honor of the 8th birthday of their daughter, Lanice. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gehlsen and family, Ogden; Ann Bruhn, Humboldt; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Jons and son, Manning: Mrs. Paulene Gehlsen, Leonard Gehlsen, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meyer and sons, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stoffers and family. Mr. and Mrs. Alva Steiner drove their son, Ronald, to Dubuque, where he is a senior at the University of Dubuque. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stoffers of Ft. Dodge were hosts for a picnic Sunday noon in the Ft. Dodge park. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rix and Dennis of Garwin; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Freese and Mrs. David Freese and Brian of Westside. • Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jenkins of Omaha, Neb. were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schuman. Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins spent Sunday at the Ed Vennink home. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Peters, accompanied by Dale Jansen of Manning who is a senior at the University of Iowa, returned to Iowa City Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Peters spent a 10-day vacation with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hugg of Westside and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Peters of Manning. Mr. and Mrs. George Peters of Manning and Mrs. Hilda Kahl accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brus and Wayne to Ames Tuesday, where Wayne enrolled as a freshman at Iowa State College. The United Church of Christ held their annual Mission Festival Service Sunday morning. The Rev. Paul Otte of North Dakota, son of the church pastor and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs. E. G. Otte of Mapleton, was the guest speaker. Monday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Brotherson, were her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. William Evers from Green River, Wyo., and Mrs. Lena Meyer of Lake View. Mr. and Mrs. Evers are spending a two-week vacation with Mrs. Meyer, and other relatives in the vicinity. Callers Monday afternoon of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Aschinger were Mrs. Jim Poole of Papillion, Neb., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hirch of Omaha, Neb., and Mr. and Mrs. Bill McCoy of Idaho. Mr. and Mrs. Art Limbrecht and Glenda of Chicago were Monday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Jurgens. The Limbrechts, who have been visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Limbrecht in Carroll, left Monday evening for home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Miller of Norfolk, Neb., and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wiehn and family of Carroll were supper guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Al Dentlinger. Mr. and Mrs. John Billbe and daughters of Wichita, Kan. were guests from Friday until Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bilsten Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Munson attended the wedding of Mr. Lyle Frahm at Evanston, 111. Saturday. They also visited relatives in Chicago. While his parents were away, Bret Munson visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Reynold Hagge. Sunday afternoon visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Walt Rothmeyer were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Larson of Grinnell, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rothmeyer of Omaha, and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rothmeyer of Dedham. Mr. and Mrs. Verner Walters and family of Anita were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Holdsworth. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Rutherford and daughters spent Sunday at the Carl Rutherford home at Guthrie Center. poorly the first 48 hours, then, for no apparent reason, seem to pick up and do better. Army men are closely following drug developments to see if there isn't some drug that would make a man think better, even for just a little while. No one, unfortunately, has a good one yet. The Army also is looking into trucks that won't jolt troops the wrong way, and into gadgets for rifles or artillery pieces that would give a soldier's ear a warning — and time to tense up — before every shot. That's so they can think better. Wyoming Visitor In W. Hagon Home (Time* Hernld News Service) PLEASANT RIDGE - Dollie Hagan of Casper, Wyo., is visiting at the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hagan. She was accompanied by Mrs. Nell Jones, also of Casper who drove on to Williamsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson and Mrs. Anna Morgan attended the King family reunion in Boone Sunday. Martin Fairchild is in the Carroll hospital, recovering from sur- The Rev. and Mrs. Lee, who have been holding special meetings at Pleasant Ridge Church the past 10 days, left Monday for their next series of meetings to be held at the Woolson Church two miles south of Richland. The regular supper meeting of the executive committee of Scranton quarterly meeting of Friends was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Knight Tuesday eve- ing. Plans were made for the sessions of the quarterly meeting to be held here Oct. 10 and 11. Neighborhood Club Entertained By Mrs. Betty Ross (Times Herald N'eut Servlre) MANNING — Mrs. Betty Ross entertained the Neighborhood Club Monday. Guests were Mrs. Dora Dammann and Mrs. Arthur Bock. Mrs. Anna Karstens was high scorer at cards. Lunch was served by Mrs. Ross. Mrs. Clarence Grundmeier will be hostess at the next meeting. Sgt. and Mrs. Merlin Welch and daughters left for Westover, Mass., where Sgt. Welch will be released from duty at Westover AFB. The family will go to Charleston, S.C., and fly from there Sept. 21 to Puerto Rico for duty. They had been visiting Mrs. Welch's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Steen, and relatives in Nebraska. A family picnic was held in the Manning park Sunday honoring Sgt. and Mrs. Welch and family. H. C. Reinholdt of Huntington Park. Calif., left by plane Saturday for Cleveland, Ohio, following a visit with Mrs. Kathryn Eden. H wll visit his son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. James Mullen and INSTITUTE SPEAKER ... Or. Ray Bryan, head of the vocational education department at Iowa State University, Ames, since 11151, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Carroll County Teachers Institute to be held in Carroll Public Schools September 28. His topic at the morning session will be "How to Be a Pro" and at the afternoon session "Don't Push, Please". family in Cleveland. Mrs. Mullen is the former Doris Reinholdt. Mr. and Mrs. Don Owen and Bill of Norfolk, Neb., spent the weekend in the Sib Livingston home. Emma Bartels of Omaha spent the weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stuhr, Mrs. Henry Bartels, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Bartels and nieces and nephews. Mr. and Mrs William Dammann and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Otto, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Otto, Mrs. Tena Otto, Mrs. Dora Dammann of Manning; Mr. and Mrs. Louie Otto, Mrs. Elmer Otto and children of Manilla were Monday evening guests in the Walter Dammann home near Audubon. Daiiis Dammann's 8th birthday was cel- bratcd. Snow never falls on more than one-third of the earth's surface. Sierra Sam Works For , Science Sake SEATTLE (AP) - Sierra Sam is a patient guy. He sits quietly in his spaceman's seat while technl. cians attach dozens of tiny recording gadgets to his body. Sam, a 200-pound dummy, is be* ing used by Boeing Airplane Co. scientists designing instruments to measure the body's reaction to space travel. Weight and comfort and factors dictated the design of the tiny devices which will record pulse and blood circulation rates, respiration, heart action, blood pressure and body temperatures. Present equipment for measuring physical reactions often is cumbersome and scientists say readings arc sometimes distorted because of the amount of energy needed to support the recording equipment. Boeing has reduced many of the measuring devices to thumbnail size. One thermometer is smaller than a pin head. It will be embedded in a pad of wax and worn in the ear. An instrument to measure ' the concentration of saturated oxygen in the blood will be worn like an earring and a device to record blood pressure and pulse straps on like a wrist watch. For metabolism measurement, hoeing has designed for a 15-pound apparatus no larger than a portable typewriter compared with the 100-pound, desk-size instrument now in use. 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