imperception


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.

im·per·cep·tion

(im'pĕr-sep'shŭn),
Inability to form a mental image of an object by combining the sensory data obtained therefrom.
[L. in-, not, + per-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to perceive]

imperception

(ĭm″pĕr-sĕp′shŭn) [L. in-, not, + percipere, to perceive]
The inability to form a mental picture; lack of perception.
References in periodicals archive ?
These authors viewed social imperception as a specific learning disability, and saw socially imperceptive learners has having difficulty interpreting the behaviors of others, particularly in nonverbal communication such as reading the facial expressions of others.
Such imperception and lack of grace towards friends bringing material help is part of the make-up of the present British attitude to Germany, not least when the events of 1992 repeated the formula.
Depending on the theoretical perspective, unilateral neglect has been labeled hemineglect, spatial neglect, extinction, imperception or hemi-inattention.