Apperception



conscious perception.
the act or process of .
Historical Examples

Words are empty sounds without ideas, and God is a mere name if the mind has no apperception of a God.
Christianity and Greek Philosophy Benjamin Franklin Cocker

The line of use, by habit of apperception, becomes the line of beauty.
The Sense of Beauty George Santayana

In one book which I remember reading there were sixteen different types of apperception discriminated from each other.
Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life’s Ideals William James

In this case the apperception is soon completed; it does not give enough to do.
Outlines of Educational Doctrine John Frederick Herbart

A 401-2, which deals with the nature of apperception and its relation to the categories, has been considered above.
A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith

It’s standard in most apperception centers, but not in yours.
The Brain Alexander Blade

That is why he names it the objective unity of apperception.
A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith

You have similar equipment in your own apperception Center we understand.
The Brain Alexander Blade

And so it happens that those oscillations of apperception are directly adjusted to the periodicity of the impressions.
An Introduction to Psychology Wilhelm Max Wundt

Nine-tenths of every picture is the product, not of perception, but of apperception.
Browning and the Dramatic Monologue S. S. Curry

noun (psychol)
the attainment of full awareness of a sensation or idea
the act or process of apperceiving
n.

1753, from French aperception (17c.), from German Apperzeption (or Latin apperceptionem), coined by German mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) as noun corresponding to French apercevoir “perceive, notice, become aware of” (11c., from Latin ad “to” (see ad-) + percipere; see perceive) on analogy of Perzeption/percevoir.

apperception ap·per·cep·tion (āp’ər-sěp’shən)
n.

Conscious perception with full awareness. Also called comprehension.

The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.

ap’per·cep’tive (-sěp’tĭv) adj.

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