Definition of Mental synthesis

1. Noun. The creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought.

Exact synonyms: Construction
Generic synonyms: Cerebration, Intellection, Mentation, Thinking, Thought, Thought Process
Specialized synonyms: Crystallization, Gestation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Synthesis

mental protuberance
mental quickness
mental region
mental rejection
mental representation
mental reservation
mental retardation
mental scotoma
mental soundness
mental spine
mental state
mental states
mental status schedule
mental strain
mental symphysis
mental synthesis (current term)
mental telepathist
mental test
mental testing
mental tubercle
mental unsoundness

Literary usage of Mental synthesis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology by Boris Sidis (1914)
"CHAPTER XVIII mental synthesis ONE of the fundamental principles of psychology is mental synthesis. Objects that appear within the same consciousness are ..."

2. History of the Problems of Philosophy by Paul Janet, Gabriel Séailles (1902)
"This kind of chemical mental synthesis explains, for instance, the formation of what we call external objects, which are only inseparable combinations of ..."

3. A Beginner's History of Philosophy by Herbert Ernest Cushman (1911)
"mental synthesis is constitutive of the world in which we are actually engaged — mental synthesis is shot through and through all our experiences. ..."

4. Analytic Interest Psychology and Synthetic Philosophy by John Summerfield Engle (1904)
"Now, the question here as to Conation is simply this, and it is fundamental to Psychology : Is mental synthesis merely conative? Stout's position is that it ..."

5. The Intelligence of the Feeble-minded by Alfred Binet, Théodore Simon (1916)
"We need nothing further as proof of this prejudice than the fortune which has attended that expression mental synthesis (synthèse mentale) which is today so ..."

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