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perseverate

(pər-sĕv′ə-rāt′)
intr.v. persever·ated, persever·ating, persever·ates Psychology
To manifest or experience perseveration.

per·sev′er·a′tive adj.
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However, participants with TC < 155 mg/dL committed significantly fewer omission errors and perseverations than participants with TC [greater than or equal to] 155 mg/dL.
More specifically, the rocking and finger wiggling are examples of action-related perseveration demonstrated by many people with autism.
Other errors at this stage are anticipations or perseverations of hand shapes to adjacent cells.
The present finding that differences between groups in alternating search occurred on other errors as well as perseverations conflicts with that from the previous study, where the difference between groups was due largely to the differential incidence of perseverations (see the introduction above).
For example, verbal perseverations (the repetition of a previous response, or part of a previous response) are very common in dementia.
For example, in the TAVEC test, alcoholic groups showed a significantly higher number of perseverations than the CTR group, which denoted low cognitive control.
Despite the different opinions about which properties the WCST scores indicate, researchers have reached a consensus that the first eight items except WCST3 measure perseveration (27).
Considering perseverations as an index of executive dysfunctions, if the fvFTD persevere more, they would show a higher proportion in the number of consecutive repetitions when compared to controls and ADs.
Nine scores were selected a priori for analysis: List A Trials 1-5 total, List A short delay free recall, List A long delay free recall, Learning Slope, Perseverations, Semantic cluster ratio, Discriminability, Proactive interference (List B adjusted for List A Trial 1), and Recognition versus long delay free recall.