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conation

mental aspects of doing, as opposed to feeling (affection) and thinking (cognition). The term now has limited currency, but was used by PARSONS.
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If the defendant can be blamed for physical, cognitive, conational, or motivational lapses, then we can frame relevant counterfactuals that test whether he would have adverted to the risks of his actions if he had not suffered from such defects.
Although conational social support is important to sociocultural adaptation (Misra, Crist, & Burant, 2003), it is not clear how social interaction influences adaptation.
Results suggest that there is a positive relationship between the level of immigrant concentration and the likelihood of conational firms having a subsidiary in a given location, and that there is a positive relationship between the level of immigrant concentration and the probability of a subsidiary's survival.
Bochner, Mcleod and Lin (1977) argued that conational friendships provide social support and cultural identity, host friendships are for functional support while third country friendships are mainly recreational in nature.
International students' acculturation: Effects of international, conational, and local ties and need for closure.
The Lebanese experiences urge us to preserve Lebanon's conational court by keeping it away from politicization and by avoiding attempts to obstruct its work," Sleiman added.
This approach to the past resembles the one developed by Prussian general and theorist Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831), which, in turn, had much in common with the methods preached by his near contemporary and conational Leopold von Ranke (1795-1886), one of the founding fathers of the academic discipline of history.