association of ideas


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association of ideas

The linking in memory of two or more ideas because of their similarity, relationship, or timing.
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The subjective was converted by him into an objective; the mental phenomenon of the association of ideas (compare Phaedo) became a real chain of existences.
What takes place may be a process of association of ideas, of imagining, or the like, but is not a process of judging.
(probably meaning gorgeous, but misled by association of ideas);
By a certain association of ideas, he at times almost imagined himself a murderer.
I laughingly expressed my satisfaction, but I must confess that I thought this association of ideas significant.
"I cannot tell what was the association of idea," observed he, very tranquilly, and as if he had never tasted wine in his life, "but just after your majesty, had struck the girl and thrown the wine in her face -- just after your majesty had done this, and while the parrot was making that odd noise outside the window, there came into my mind a capital diversion -- one of my own country frolics -- often enacted among us, at our masquerades: but here it will be new altogether.
Among Zhu's topics are the analysis of aesthetic experience: the intuition of form, aesthetic sense and association of ideas, the beautiful and the ugly in nature: the errors in idealism and in naturalism, a criticism of the Crocian aesthetic: the problems of communication and value, and aesthetic creation: genius and human effort.
Citation indexes to science: a new dimension in documentation through association of ideas. Science, 122(3159), 108-111.
Citation indexes to science: a new dimension in doumentaiton through association of ideas. Science 1955;122:108-111
"Citation indexes for science: A new dimension in documentation through association of ideas".Science.

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