priming


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priming

 [prīm´ing]
the preparation of tubing that will transport fluids.

prim·ing

(prīm'ing)
Process of running the fluids in an intravenous bag through the tubing so that there is no air in the tubing.
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Prior research has examined the affective priming of emotional pictures by means of two complementary approaches.
The present study attempts to make a contribution to prior research on affective priming with pictures by investigating the nature of the representation that is extracted from the prime stimulus.
The musical analog of priming showed up when Koelsch and his coworkers studied 122 German speakers, ages 19 to 52 years, who had never taken music lessons or learned to play any instrument.
Other priming music portrayed the defining quality of the thing the word denotes, such as a piece featuring ascending pitch steps that was associated with staircase.