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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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The subgroup appeared appropriate for this study, as undergraduates were quantitatively substantial and stayed long enough in the host country to form concrete beliefs, attitudes and conations. The final analysis involved 175 Korean and 231 Chinese undergraduates.
This study explores the second type of symmetry in bilateral exchange between China and Korea, delving into how balanced asymmetrical effects are on the conation for relationship-building behavior, attitude, and belief about the host country.
The intellectual pattern involves the experience of unrestricted wondering; the biological pattern is the set of intelligible relations that link together sequences of sensations, memories, images, conations, emotions, and bodily movements (Insight 204-5).
Conations: On striving, willing and wishing and their relationship with cognition, emotions and motives.
Swallow Sidecar company, founded by William Lyons has moved into luxury and sports-car production under the initials SS which had negative conations after WW2.
When I speak of the specific-identity focused and general-identity focused, I am speaking in terms of modes (or preferences) of interpretation rather than "categories." That is, these are modes of interpretation (or preferences) insofar as each constitutes conations with a ground in individual reflecting subjects.
This linking of systems using hard-wired conations, typically the least expensive way of incorporating dissimilar system information into a building management system (BMS), started as the monitoring of alarm contact within a nonintelligent system by the intelligent BMS for better processing, trending, and information distribution to building management personnel.
As part of a larger study of a social exchange view of long term buyer-seller relationships involving business firms, data were gathered from key informants in retailing firms concerning their affect and conations regarding their primary economic exchange partner: their primary wholesaler.
Jorgensen and Stedman (2001) conceptualized sense of place as an evaluation consisting of cognitions (place identity), affections (place attachment) and conations (place dependence).