The following is an excerpt from an article entitled "Curious Kids: is it OK to listen to music while studying?" in "The Conversation” by Timothy Byron, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Wollongong, and you can access the full article here. The article contains numerous examples of hedging devices. You can also view the whole article by clicking in the top right hand corner of the box below.
The following page contains further examples of hedging devices are used in a longer piece of text.