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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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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).
9) More specifically, what had to be suspended for the interkinaesthetic affectivity project was the psychophysical apperception (cf.
Animals, then, are attributed apperception or consciousness.
The proper way to read PNG [sections] 4, on this view, is not as identifying apperception with consciousness full stop, but rather with consciousness of my internal states.