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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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In the current study, the overall reduction in goal-directed, systematic exploration and the increased tendency to perseverate for low-experience participants indeed indicate such compromised executive control in fatigued participants.
For a client who perseverates on a topic that is not relevant to the therapy (cars, music, sports), it is important to let him discuss his interest area each week.
Vos inquit Senenses ad dexteram constituti estis perseverate ad dexteram et vos mea conservate, quam bene statis in presentia et salvabimini.
In the same vein, see "non tiriate mai addietro, ma sempre perseverate ogni otta che vedeste la cosa piu fredda, infino che vediamo spargere il sangue con dolci e amorosi desideri" (par.
To clarify concerns, I am careful in my book not to make any FASD diagnoses, taking great care to investigate the evidence of prenatal exposure to alcohol and behavioral characteristics (including perseveration, a trait seen when shooters perseverate or "plan" the event).
Tablet computers that have a digital pen can be a valuable resource for students who perseverate and repeatedly erase answers or who have fine motor control problems.
These hyperconnectivities are often interpreted as reflecting rumination, where individuals perseverate on negative, self-referential thoughts, i.
Steven's speech tended to perseverate on topics of particular interest to himself; in addition, he frequently applied inappropriate verb tense during speech episodes.
I know that some of my old friends will be confused when they must visit a new physician, and they may perseverate for months that they miss me, but they are survivors and have weathered more demanding upheavals than changing doctors.
The first reversal deficit in the male rats was attributable to a tendency to perseverate to the previously correct response site.
Lack of independence might occur if the response tends to perseverate (continuing with whichever eye one uses first).
Rather than perseverate on atheoretical arguments about which children, in some psychological sense, really have learning disabilities, Gerber argued, careful examination of interstate variability might provide evidence that practical economic and policy differences underlie any superficial differences in degree of compliance with federally mandated (identification) procedures" (Gerber, 1984, p.