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word association

n
(Psychoanalysis) an early method of psychoanalysis in which the patient thinks of the first word that comes into consciousness on hearing a given word. In this way it was claimed that aspects of the unconscious could be revealed before defence mechanisms intervene
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Account director Sarah Thomas joined the team from Word Association and has more than 20 years of experience in the PR industry, working in sectors such as education, local authority, technology and not-for-profit.
Random word association seems to play a big part in Boris Johnson's thinking.
From what I can tell they are playing a game that employs some sort of word association. The word appears to be "beat" or "beats".
It also teaches word association and how to count in Matigsalug.
The first two experiences are called "Talk to Books" in which users can explore a new way to interact with books, and "Semantris" where people can play word association games powered by semantic search.
'Semantris' is a word based game, which lets users test their word association skills.
Outcome measures: Cognitive function was assessed before and after treatment using a well-characterized test battery: Trail Making, Digits Forward and Backward, Erikson-Flanker, Controlled Oral Word Association, Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised, and Task Switching.
In this sense, this study aimed to evaluate the consumer perception and habits about the MSG through the modern sensory techniques called Word Association and Check All That Apply (Cata).
They were subsequently given a series of word association tasks, for example, they were asked to link the "swiss", "blue" and "cake".
Chances are that if you played word association with a group of Catholics, the words most associated with vocation would be priesthood and religious life.
It's all about word association, which was the nub of a famous book entitled You Too Can Have A Super Power Memory Like Mine, by an author whose name I have immediately forgotten.
You can even start naming objects you see to encourage word association.