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Definition of Perseverative
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Literary usage of Perseverative
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1. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"To be noted especially are the numerous song occurrences of the desiderative of the perseverative, in which ds becomes in normal, fast speech z, ..."
2. An Introduction to General Psychology by Robert Morris Ogden (1914)
"... Tendency The perseverative tendency appears to rest upon the fact that the organic basis of memory is not merely a plasticity of the nervous structures ..."
3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"place it is not easy to draw the line between perseverative impressions and supposedly revived images. Thus in Case I the huge bug which was conceived as ..."
4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1916)
"An example of the first form is book—tree (perseverative). ... Thus one observer, after having used tree as a perseverative response five or six times, ..."
5. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"The perseverative Tendency. — Images themselves seem, at times, to crop up of their own accord ; we are haunted by tunes, by tags of verse, by a picture, ..."
6. Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"perseverative Thinking as the Core Cognitive Toxic Factor perseverative thinking ... The most straightforward function attributed to worry and perseverative ..."
7. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"This type of behavior may be considered to represent perseverative behavior and is reminiscent of the perseverative errors in other groups on delayed ..."
8. Movement and Mental Imagery: Outlines of a Motor Theory of the Complexer by Margaret Floy Washburn (1916)
"But obviously the point to be explained is why problem ideas as such have this perseverative tendency. It is not as uncertain an affair as the perseverative ..."