veridicality


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veridicality

[və‚rid·ə′kal·əd·ē]
(psychology)
The correct perception of an object, that is, in agreement with the object's real properties.
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Although family of origin memory veridicality may be important in a forensic dispute, one cannot infer that experiences reported as family of origin memories actually took place, for there are factors that may result in inaccurate perception and recall.
KEYWORD: intentionality, intentional content, visual perception, veridicality, generalism, singularity, demonstrative concepts, Evans, McDowell, Sainsbury, Soteriou.
If epistemic 'in dede' indicates commitment to the veridicality of its proposition, the inference can be drawn that the statement of its proposition is of a better or more appropriate form than some other statement, usually the preceding one in the discourse.
Rondal, 1997) show that these reactions are motivated almost exclusively, particularly with younger children, by the veridicality and semantic aspects of the productions.
Yet in his testimony he was quite convincing of his belief in the veridicality of these "internally generated" memories.
By calling attention to the socially "coded" nature of our representations, particularly representations of non-Western or indigenous peoples, we automatically drew attention to the accuracy, the legitimacy, the verisimilitude, the veridicality, of all our accounts.
Among his topics are the nature of perceptual error and of veridicality, the instrumental revolution in the 19th century, and the multiplication of illusion in the 20th.
Scholars such as Elizabeth Wilson (13) have argued that computer models have been successful in psychology not because of the veridicality of the computer metaphor but because of its masculine assumptions about thinking.
The rankings presented here were those that were found reasonable by one of the authors--they have no further claim of veridicality.
Thus SAI is partly dependent on the frequency and veridicality of feedback, which may explain why studies have found that SAI could be significantly predicted by previous IQ test-experience (see Furnham, Chamorro-Premuzic, & Moutafi, 2003).
The numbers could be given veridicality as "factual," while the narratives helped to make the report more lively.