functional equivalence

functional equivalence

the hypothesis that mental imagery functions in the same way as the physical perception. Thus, for example, if asked to scan between different objects within a mental image, it takes people longer to scan between objects close together than between objects further apart, just as it would if they were scanning between real objects in perception.
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However, if we follow the Wittgensteinian approach to language, operant processes might not only take part in the maintenance of functional equivalence relations, but also in their genesis.
To realise this goal, functional equivalence stresses the importance of naturalness when seeking "the closest natural equivalent of the source-language message" in translation.
The meeting discussed more than 16 items on electronic transferable records, functional equivalence and neutrality, head of the Kuwaiti delegation to the session Nadia Faisal Al-Dabbous told KUNA in a statement.
The semantic analysis of culture-bound extra-linguistic elements shows how readers of the English and French translation may not have a full grasp of the book due to lack of functional equivalence and the disparity in semantic range between Sesotho and the European languages.
Stimulus class formation and functional equivalence in moderately retarded individuals' conditional discrimination.
A number of Islamic financial products require multiple transactions (more than their conventional counterparts) to achieve functional equivalence.
99) The Working Group's dissatisfaction with the English law framework establishing "complexity and uncertainty" directly contradicted the functional equivalence approach because it failed to recognize each signatory's unique framework.
Also, when translating tests, not only linguistic equivalence must be attained but functional equivalence too (Rogler, 1999).
Functional equivalence of college degree with high school diploma of generations past.
Even if it were supposed that we intended in Woodson to make a doctrine of functional equivalence generally available in discerning the range of reference of section 50-e (4)'s relevant terms--a large enough assumption given our decision in Walker construing the statute principally as a limitation on local legislative power--it is inconceivable that Woodson's very narrow holding, that "[t]he stairway in this case" (emphasis added), i.
This overlap in brain activation has been termed 'functional equivalence' by some researchers (for a review of functional equivalence theory, see Murphy et al.
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