subliminal


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subliminal

1. resulting from processes of which the individual is not aware
2. (of stimuli) less than the minimum intensity or duration required to elicit a response

subliminal

[sə′blim·ə·nəl]
(physiology)
Below the threshold of responsiveness, consciousness, or sensation to a stimulus.
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Compound the effect even further with the subliminal message 'I hate junk-food' quickly flashing in the background of your affirmation.
The watch comes with free specially engineered earphones which Glass had to invent to have the subliminal messages delivered.
With all the house and deep house out there I feel there is still room for what Subliminal used to do when we first came out.
Just before the subjects saw the question on a computer screen one potential answer - such as "spring" - flashed up for a subliminal 16 milliseconds.
His residencies say it all - Subliminal Sessions, Sankeys, Gods Kitchen, Gatecrasher and his own night 2Risque which was Manchester's main vocal house night for five years.
All the kids are required to wear a helmet at Subliminal.
The researchers believe the study, which used 'brain mapping' techniques, could prove that subliminal advertising tricks, which are banned in the UK but legal elsewhere, do leave their mark.
What is commonly thought of today as subliminal advertising began in 1957 when a movie theater experiment subliminally directed the audience to "eat popcorn" and "drink Coca-Cola.
The Subliminal Kid was in a cab heading for New York's Tribeca district when we reached him.
Sentimental justifications such as depicting the quality of caring relationships are not sufficient to compensate for the damage to residents' personal dignity, and the strong subliminal message it sends to all relatives, that their parents are not safe in such places.
It has nothing to do with gays or women but rather with the subliminal ability to calm or defuse those in its presence.