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stream of consciousness

n. pl. streams of consciousness
Psychology The conscious experience of an individual regarded as a continuous, flowing series of images and ideas running through the mind.

stream′-of-con′scious·ness adj.
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Stream of consciousness interviews were used when we traveled with and interviewed frequent flyer business travelers on long-haul flights (over three hours).
"But a few times a minute, our predictions come out wrong and then we perceive a break in the stream of consciousness, accompanied by an uptick in activity of primitive parts of the brain involved with the MDS that regulate attention and adaptation to unpredicted changes," he added.
Elsewhere there is a stream of consciousness meditation on Elvis in Colonel & The King and gospel overtones on You Don't Know (My Heart Is In The Right Place).
Also, she has successfully adopted quite a stream of consciousness narrative style.
And he responded with a twohour stream of consciousness which took the audience if not on the road to Damascus then at least on a journey of, at times, weird and wonderful discovery.
It consists of stream of consciousness reflections from 1975 to 1979 about directing, aesthetics, considering plays and rehearsing them, his developments of classic works, inspirations, and the application of his ideas in productions such as Shakespeare's Othello, Chekov's The Cherry Orchard, and Turgenev's A Month in the Country.
But ever so gradually, Hill has succeeded in making the transition from late-night Channel 4 to prime-time ITV (TV Burp and An Audience With...) His surreal style has remained unchanged, switching at pace between several stream of consciousness stories that tie up perfectly.
Sala's painted image-forms, all on bent aluminum sheets, are highly concentrated moments of awakening in the actual, pools in the perpetual stream of consciousness. Digital prints scanned from the artist's archive offer the point of departure for swift, very free painting rich in ornament.
The bands tend to be more on the garage side of punk bands, the stories are mostly about girls and records, The writing is great, often spur of the moment or stream of consciousness, short staccato sentences, but capturing the fight amount of original experience with universal truth.
The foul-mouthed stream of consciousness never let up.
In the architectural equivalent of the stream of consciousness in literature, Miralles had a habit of superimposing drawings and images to achieve apparently irrational compositions; but they were always underpinned by rigour and a very refined appreciation of context.
Joyce's "stream of consciousness" novel Ulysses was originally surrounded by controversy as the first Paris-printed copies were banned in Britain and the US.