associative reaction

as·so·ci·a·tive re·ac·tion

a secondary or side reaction.

as·so·ci·a·tive re·ac·tion

(ă-sōsē-ă-tiv rē-akshŭn)
A secondary or side reaction.
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Compared to the generally rather activity-focused productive experiences, the receptive experiences seemed to focus more often on the "art object" itself and its various characteristics, and, probably as a consequence of this, they also more often contained associative reactions, acquisition of various kinds of new knowledge or insights, and a wider spectrum of affective reactions.