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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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For instance, participants playing certain games found that when they were subliminally exposed to words like 'win', 'achieve' or 'make money' it had a bearing on the way they played these games and gave a boost to their performance.
A BAN on internet "advergames" that subliminally influence children to buy junk food
Dr Chris Upton is subliminally booking his holiday at Newman College of Higher Education in Birmingham.
Britain, being one of the top industrial and subliminally oppressed regimes in the world, has a first-class road and rail network, affordable housing for the poorest members of society, a first-class taxation system, the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Swalec, Devolution, a National Health Service that is free to everyone, if you don't die waiting for it, the Millennium Dome, a fairground attraction that was the envy of the world, the 4x4 off-road utility vehicle, laminate flooring and, last but not least, the dado rail, the opiated zenith of a civilised nation.
The two mainstays of modern art--the conformist grid, which conveys the passive "emptiness of homogeneity," and the unregulated gesture, which promotes the myth of nonconformist spontaneity--are both subliminally entropic, however formally novel they may once have seemed despite their presence among the devices of traditional art.
More subliminally, Groucho Marx lives on in the cadences and attitudes of contemporary comedians and comic actors, says biographer Kanfer:
Things known and respected by the masses, if only subliminally, had to be cited to impress and to inspire respect.
Roger Moore's voice fits that criteria while also subliminally tying in an aura of high-tech gadgetry he was famous for as James Bond in films.
People were only subliminally motivated when the coin appeared on the same side of the visual field as the squeezing hand.
Subliminally, the message for you is to be far more punctual and "tuned in" to your daily routine.
The women seem to fail to attract men while the men appear to be subliminally disconcerted by the women.
The intersection of land and sky is in itself subliminally charged with meaning and tension and the artist makes full use of this dialogue set up through the different natural forces at work, from windpinched vegetation and eroded stones to the swirls of the sea, and moody skies.