Definition of Associatory

1. Adjective. Characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination. "Associative learning"

Exact synonyms: Associative
Similar to: Associable
Derivative terms: Associate, Associate
Antonyms: Nonassociative

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Literary usage of Associatory

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1. Attention by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1908)
"Flechsig assumes that the associatory processes take place between the different sensory areas in the association centres of the parietal and occipital ..."

2. The Essentials of Psychology by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1920)
"The necessity for the cooperation of sensory, associatory, and motor neurones ... In the perception processes such associatory transfers are the rule rather ..."

3. The Fundamentals of Psychology by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1916)
"He even attempted to assign specific associatory functions to different areas. The posterior portions of the parietal and temporal lobes and parts of the ..."

4. The Essentials of Psychology by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1911)
"Any other simple response to stimulation would take a corresponding course and would involve sensory, associatory, and motor regions. ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1877)
"... or rather, it has its seat in several perhaps distant cortical territories, as well as in the associatory tract of fibres which connects these. ..."

6. The History of Christianity from the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of by Henry Hart Milman (1867)
"The associatory principle, that great political and religious engine which is either the conservative or the destructive power in every period of society, ..."

7. History of Christianity from the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of by Henry Hart Milman (1866)
"The associatory principle, that great political and religious engine which is either the conservative or the destructive power in every period of society, ..."

8. Introductory Psychology for Teachers by Edward Kellogg Strong, ( (1922)
"In both figures the motor areas are marked by horizontal shading, the sensory by vertical shading, while the associatory areas are unshaded. ..."

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