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mentation

[men′tā·shən]
(psychology)
Mental activity.
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This is not to say, of course, that correspondences between mentations and film clips in ganzfeld experiments that can not be dismissed as coincidences are inconceivable or have never occurred.
Pursuing the study of remarkable correspondences between mentations and film clips can, however, be profitable in identifying the properties of film clips and mentations that are conducive for evoking experiences of remarkable correspondences.
It may be that the independent judges are picking up different information in the mentations based on individual differences in judging strategy or conditions of judging.
For both the mentations generated by the random number table and by the pseudorandom process the direct-hit rate is 22.
Descriptive analysis of mentations on volitional tasks.
TABLE 1 A COMPARISON OF TARGET RANK FREQUENCIES FOR MENTATIONS BY TARGET SYSTEM Target Rank System n 1 2 3 4 Table 40 10 6 20 4 (25%) (15%) (50%) (10%) Pseudo 40 8 10 12 10 (20%) (25%) (30%) (25%) Live 40 10 9 9 12 (25%) (22.
The second change was to place more emphasis on the precognitive aspect of the task by not giving participants their target pool until after they had submitted their mentation.
Similarly, in the previous studies there was no indication that participants tended to guess the target according to what it would have been had the stock market figures been used from the day of their mentation rather than from a few days later.
5% hit rate based only on RNG-derived mentations, although the independent judge who served previously did give a similar hit rate (30.
Neither was able to discern the individual mentations of any of the three percipients.
Finally, CR went through the REG mentations to note the number of occasions on which a statement originally intended for the target clip had been selected as part of the mentation for that trial in order to generate an atomistic assessment of REG success.
Working within that conventional lawyerly framework, he seeks to convince his readers that chimpanzees have the essential attribute of persons, which he believes is the level of mentation that we call consciousness, but (to avoid a reductio ad absurdum) that computers do not have it.