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Of, relating to, originating in, or apprehended by the intellect.

[Greek noētikos, from noēsis, understanding; see noesis.]


(Psychology) of or relating to the mind, esp to its rational and intellectual faculties
[C17: from Greek noētikos, from noein to think, from nous the mind]


(noʊˈɛt ɪk)

of, pertaining, or originating in the mind.
[1645–55; < Greek noētikós intelligent =noē-, variant s. of noeîn to think (v. derivative of noós, noûs mind, wit) + -tikos -tic]
no•e′sis (-ˈi sɪs) n.
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Adj.1.noetic - of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"
mental - involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"
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This expansion adds a sophisticated precision to his already unique blend of philosophy, theology, and psychology on the topic, primarily by appealing to the nature and energies of the noetic capacity of the human being as developed within the ascetical corpus of the Eastern Christian Desert Fathers (both historical and contemporary) .
Recent, ongoing research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, led by Dean Radin, demonstrates the importance of this factor.
Dean Radin, senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences in California, also pointed out in his book 'The Noetic Universe: The Scientific Evidence for Psychic Phenomena': 'Parapsychological facts are uncomfortable because there are no well-accepted explanations for why the facts should exist.
For Frankl (2014 [1969]) (2) human beings ontologically belong to three dimensions: the somatic (body), the psychic (mind) and the noetic (spiritual) dimension.
A social anthropologist and senior fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Schlitz has studied human consciousness for over thirty years.
Living the Noetic Life: Transformation and Healing at the Convergence of Science and Spiritual Practice is an audiobook and self-study course by social anthropologist and award-winning author Marilyn Schlitz, PhD.
The consequences of this paradigm shift are profound, and Mario Beauregard does a magnificent job in explaining why" (Dean Radin PhDCo-Editor-in-Chief, Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing Senior Scientist Institute of Noetic Sciences) "Mario Beauregard shows convincingly that the materialistic philosophy of the 19th century is an impoverished framework incompatible with contemporary science, from physics to psychology.
The first is that, contrary to the traditional reading of the Timaeus, eros is part of our original noetic condition and thus eros, or at least the capacity for it, is part of the Demiurge's contribution to the human soul, as opposed to being the work of the lesser gods.
Bitzio (OTC: BTZO) said that E-Motion Apparel has signed an agreement with the noted Los Angeles showroom, Noetic.
The Belgian choreographer's Noetic, for Sweden's GoteborgsOperans Danskompani, explores the human desire to find order, only to long for freedom once that's achieved.
John Watts, a security consultant with the Australian firm Noetic Group, says that small groups like Hezbollah, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, and others are taking emerging technologies and adapting them to their use a lot quicker than state actors.
5), or of the things that are (ta onta) due to its character as a noetic activity as opposed to a scientific or dianoetic one.