supraliminal


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supraliminal

[¦sü·prə′lim·ə·nəl]
(physiology)
Above, or in excess of, a threshold.
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Supraliminal and subliminal levels of affect differ in that supraliminal affective information is more attention controlled than is subliminal affective information and is processed by cortical pathways, whereas subliminal affective information is more biologically based and is processed by subcortical pathways (Sweeny, Grabowecky, Suzuki, & Paller, 2009).
This series of experiments shows that priming can influence expectations of success, but not performance, which may be due to the use of subliminal priming, which is often weaker than supraliminal priming.
Using the lexical decision task to study the specifics of perceiving word homonyms, Marcel discovered that with supraliminal presentation, unperceived meanings of polysemantic words cause a negative priming-effect (i.
It is possible that an effect would have been demonstrated over a larger range which incorporated some supraliminal durations.
stayed with it, through the talk of liminal awareness to supraliminal awareness, past the pictures of naked full-bosomed women, the sexism employed talking about girl and boy children, and the literary nature of what are supposed to be descriptive passages.
This creates and effect known as the "Retinal Summation of the Subliminal and Supraliminal Stimuli.
The spectrum of consciousness in the subliminal extended from automatic physiological processes to psychic impressions "which the supraliminal consciousness is incapable of receiving in any direct fashion," such as dreams, and telepathic and clairvoyant messages (306).
difference between supraliminal and subliminal advertising.
Our consciousness is a dynamic process with both subliminal and supraliminal components; the subliminal component is called bhavanga and is a key concept, similar in many ways to buddhi in Yogic philosophy.
Today, much of these phenomena are explained in terms of incidental behavioral priming, in which supraliminal stimuli (i.
As Myers (1893) observed, "Parallel with the possibilities of reception of such knowledge from the influence of other embodied or disembodied minds lies the possibility of [the medium's] own clairvoyant perception, or active absorption, of some kind, of facts lying indefinitely beyond its supraliminal purview" (pp.
Myers proposed that the "permeable boundary" between subliminal and supraliminal mental processes varied among people and was associated with creative genius, mental illness, psychic phenomena, and mystical experiences.