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Meaning of APPERCEPTION

Pronunciation:  `apur'sepshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process whereby perceived qualities of an object are related to past experience
 

APPERCEPTION is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: basic cognitive process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap`per*cep"tion\, n. [Pref. ad- + perception: cf.
F. apperception.] (Metaph.)
The mind's perception of itself as the subject or actor in
its own states; perception that reflects upon itself;
sometimes, intensified or energetic perception. --Leibnitz.
Reid.

      This feeling has been called by philosophers the
      apperception or consciousness of our own existence.
                                               --Sir W.
                                               Hamilton.

 

 

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