Definition of "apperception" [ap•per•cep•tion]

  • (noun) Conscious perception with full awareness.
  • (noun) The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.

Use "apperception" in a sentence

  • "This is an act of "apperception" -- taking many separate pieces of evidence and experience and forging them together into a unified representation."
  • "Furthermore, some souls are sometimes also in a position to engage in apperception, that is, to reflect on their inner states or perceptions."
  • "This rapid, knowledge-guided perception, sometimes called apperception, can be seen in experts in other fields as well."

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