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adjective as in affective

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Orienting is one’s ability to select some perceptual information over others based on what’s important.

This could account for the vivid perceptual experiences they cause.

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have brought mime into the laboratory for a series of experiments exploring how the human brain fills in perceptual gaps.

Your mood gets better, your creativity, your perceptual processing, your memory processing.

It offers a different kind of perceptual shift, showing what the phases of the moon would look like to someone standing above the far side—the side that people commonly describe as “dark.”

Instead, it turned out to be richly perceptual and affective.

Those are the two poles in Judd interpretation: Judd as a radical conceptualist, and Judd as a maker of perceptual abstractions.

Voit documents a perceptual anomaly and allows it to trick us—or not—without any representational manipulation.

Language makes it possible for us to profit through the perceptual experience of others.

The ideal has no perceptual value; it has no status in the world of the senses.

So-called correct perception is connected with a long-continued process of perceptual education motived and initiated from within.

As contrasted with the ideational, the perceptual consciousness is concerned with practice.

But we may drop the term ‘apparent’; for there is but one nature, namely the nature which is before us in perceptual knowledge.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perceptual, such as: emotional, emotive, feeling, intuitive, noncognitive, and visceral.

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