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Mental representation   /mˈɛntəl rˌɛprəzɛntˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Mental representation

A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image.  Synonyms: internal representation, representation.

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"Mental representation" Quotes from Famous Books

... those of perception by the intermediary of the thoughts of a living person; and the deceased is perceived through a mental representation. The experiment, for this reason, is valueless as evidence of the reality of retrospective psychometry and consequently of the recording part played ...
— The Unknown Guest • Maurice Maeterlinck

... apperception of the stimulus— took place slowly and imperfectly, owing to the state of sleep, so that the reaction was, to begin with, only remotely relevant to the stimulus, but improved in relevancy with successive evocations, until the mental representation closely approximated ...
— The Journal of Abnormal Psychology - Volume 10

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