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nonconscious

(ˌnɒnˈkɒnʃəs)
adj
relating to mental activity that is not consciousrelating to the absence of consciousness in inanimate objects
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Adj.1.nonconscious - concerning mental functioning that is not represented in consciousness; "nonconscious psychic processes"
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
2.nonconscious - relating to the lack of consciousness of inanimate things
nonliving, non-living, inanimate - not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"
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Instead, what people register nonconsciously and what they consciously choose to focus on are the experiential opportunities offered by a place's affordances.
Being imitated: Consequences of nonconsciously showing empathy.
negatively and nonconsciously affect behavior towards blacks.
The brain systems that control behavioural responses in threatening situations are similar in rodents and humans, and involve older areas deep in the brain that work nonconsciously (for example, the amygdala).
When individuals are made aware of the effects of priming stimuli they engage in correction, consciously or nonconsciously (Strack, Schwarz, Bless, Kubler, & Wanke, 1993).
Specifically, we propose that rape culture negatively impacts juror decision making in sexual assault trials by not only increasing the likelihood that jurors will endorse erroneous beliefs about rape and sexually objectify women, but also by nonconsciously influencing the types of evidence jurors attend to and the extent to which they blame the parties involved.
These implicit biases begin when people categorize others both consciously and nonconsciously by race, gender, or a host of other socially relevant categories.
Unlike explicit memory, which may be defined as the intentional or conscious recollection of something, implicit memory is said to be at work when information previously acquired is used unintentionally or nonconsciously (Schacter and Tulving, 1994), especially for performing automated tasks like riding a bicycle or playing the piano effortlessly (Schacter, 1996).
Different fields of activities arise from "times" spent in the exploration (usually nonconsciously in terms of structures) of different structures: engineers deal with structures involving machinery, material, forces, etc.
Contemporary incidental priming research demonstrates that incidental, environmental stimuli can nonconsciously influence the degree to which behavioral dispositions are expressed.
It is difficult to conceptualize "spiritual" processes that are not mediated by the way we automatically and nonconsciously process emotional information.