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preconscious

 [pre-kon´shus]
the part of the mind that is not in immediate awareness but can be consciously recalled with effort, one of the systems of Freud's topographic model of the mind.

pre·con·scious

(prē-kon'shŭs),
In psychoanalysis, one of the three divisions of the psyche according to Freud's topographic psychology, the other two being the conscious and unconscious; includes all ideas, thoughts, past experiences, and other memory impressions that with effort can be consciously recalled. Compare: foreconscious.

preconscious

(prē-kŏn′shəs)
n.
The memories or feelings that are not part of one's immediate awareness but that can be recalled through conscious effort.

pre·con′scious adj.
pre·con′scious·ly adv.

preconscious

Psychiatry adjective Referring to thoughts that are not in immediate awareness but that can be recalled by conscious effort

pre·con·scious

(prē-kon'shŭs)
psychoanalysis One of the three divisions of the psyche, the other two being the conscious and unconscious; includes all ideas, thoughts, past experiences, and other memory impressions that with effort can be consciously recalled.
Compare: foreconscious
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This is how the self's preconscious identification with distant others contaminates his/her identification of others as familiar beings.
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Not surprisingly, Massumi repositions political communication, and thus resistance and change, into the preconscious nanosecond informing potential action--what he calls "the untimely interval" (p.
Psychoanalytic theoretical concepts and practices are used in an attempt to collect rich and nuanced data, including preconscious and unconscious material.
This unconceptualizable knowledge comes about, I think, through the instrumentality of emotion, which, received in the preconscious life of the intellect, becomes intentional and intuitive, and causes the intellect obscurely to grasp some existential reality as one with the Self it has moved, and by the same stroke all that which this reality, emotionally grasped, calls forth in the manner of a sign: so as to have the self known in the experience of the world and the world known in the experience of the self, through an intuition which essentially tends toward utterance and creation.
The online depredations of Daesh Productions, now becoming passe, have been usurped on some computers by the preconscious expectorations of Donald Trump.
Indeed, most bodily activities, most thinking, most emotions, and increasingly recognized, most decisions take place in the more surface preconscious, and the more unattainable unconscious.
In relation with the proper names of the main characters from the prose here under study, the term is approached from the perspective of Freud who defines it as "an imaginary, conscious, preconscious or unconscious scenario, involving one or more characters, and which expresses--in a more or less disguised manner--a desire" (Larousse: 1997, p.
Eldon Taylor, Ph.D., is considered to be an expert in the area of preconscious information processing and has served as an expert witness with regards to both subliminal communication and hypnosis.
We have no dependable subjective access to any of the preconscious processing that results in conscious phenomenon (e.g., Churchland, 2002; Changeaux and Dehaene, 2011).
WM acted as preconscious storage for internal mental activities (Franklin, 2005).
This links to the notion of ego permissiveness, defined by Taft (Manmiller, Kunmar & Pekala, 2010, p.12) "As a personality characteristic which allows individuals to more readily relinquish control by the ego so as to diminish secondary process thinking and facilitate primary process thinking for the actualisation of preconscious and unconscious levels".