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apperception

 [ap″er-sep´shun]
conscious discernment of a sensory stimulus, understanding its significance as interpreted through one's own emotional outlook, experiences, and prior knowledge.

ap·per·cep·tion

(ap'er-sep'shŭn),
1. The final stage of attentive perception in which something is clearly apprehended and thus is relatively prominent in awareness; the full apprehension of any psychic content.
2. The process of referring the perception of ideas to one's own personality.
[L. ad, to, + per- cipio, pp. -ceptus, to take wholly, perceive]

apperception

/ap·per·cep·tion/ (ap″er-sep´shun) the process of receiving, appreciating, and interpreting sensory impressions.

apperception

(ăp′ər-sĕp′shən)
n.
1. Conscious perception with full awareness.
2. The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.

ap′per·cep′tive (-sĕp′tĭv) adj.

apperception

[ap′ərsep′shən]
Etymology: L, ad, toward, percipere, to perceive
1 mental perception or recognition.
2 (in psychology) a conscious process of understanding or perceiving in terms of a person's previous knowledge, experiences, emotions, and memories. apperceptive, adj.

apperception

Psychiatry Perception modified by personal emotions, memories, biases

ap·per·cep·tion

(ap'ĕr-sep'shŭn)
1. The final stage of attentive perception in which something is clearly apprehended and thus is relatively prominent in awareness; the full apprehension of any psychic content.
2. The process of referring the perception of ideas to one's own personality.
[L. ad, to, + per- cipio, pp. -ceptus, to take wholly, perceive]

Apperception

The process of understanding through linkage with previous experience.

apperception 

The ability to perceive and interpret fully any psychic content or sensory stimuli. Example: the apperception aroused by new objects in the visual field that are noticed when entering an unfamiliar room.
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At the moment apperception develops to the level of clear ideas, it becomes part of the common mind.
The inhibited power motive, Type A behavior, and patterns ol cardiovascular response during the structured interview and Thematic Apperception Test.
39) Paul, Schieffer, and Brown, "Social Processing Deficits in Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum: Narratives from the Thematic Apperception Test.
Perhaps alluding to Kant's acute difficulties with grounding the synthesis of apperception in the "Transcendental Deduction" of the first Critique, Merleau-Ponty thus insists how "the synthesis which constitutes the unity of the perceived objects and which gives meaning to the perceptual data is not an intellectual synthesis.
In a text that may have been written around February 1932, Husserl refers to apperception in terms of apprehensional core (the hyletic moment) and apprehension-as (HM8/344).
Victorian texts" (1), allowing his readers the necessary if indirect apperception of an other Victorian culture, a culture of everyday modernity which is the parent of our own present technologically corralled crisis of consciousness.
Portions of data previously collected in the modified thematic apperception segment of interviews discussed in Adkins and Ozanne (2005) guided the development of the research protocol.
colour space is the consideration of human colour apperception (Wargalla, 2003).
The authors note that in 1999 the five most commonly cited assessment instruments reported in the literature included the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory II, Rorschach Inkblot Test, and the Thematic Apperception Test.
In psychoanalytical terms this makes sense, since the body is the originary site of apperception for both Lacan and Kristeva.
If the autoconsciousness is the subject's intimate apperception (12), the folding of the awareness in itself which opens up its inner dimension of time (13), then simultaneity, in contrast, does not imply internal time reference.
The three, mental discipline, natural unfoldment, and apperception, were speculative as opposed to empirical and were based upon assumptions as to man's moral and actional makeup.