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intr.v. per·sev·er·at·ed, per·sev·er·at·ing, per·sev·er·ates Psychology
To manifest or experience perseveration.

[Back-formation from perseveration.]

per·sev′er·a′tive adj.


(Psychology) psychol relating to perseveration
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Using perseverative interests to improve interactions between adolescents with autism and their typical peers in school settings.
Perseverative responses in WCST point to frontal lobe dysfunctions and particularly dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) functions (45).
Young children have been reported as showing perseverative patterns of responding on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Task (WCST), and as requiring more moves to solve the Tower of London task (Baker et al.
Our results suggest that the stress of racism-related vigilance, with its anticipatory and perseverative qualities, is an important determinant of racial disparities in hypertension," the researchers wrote.
The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test-64 card version [39] was also used to measure reasoning and set-switching; the perseverative errors T-score correcting for age and education was used.
In comparing the immediate feedback method with end-of-test feedback and 24-hour delayed feedback, Dihoff, Brosvic, and Epstein (2003) concluded that immediate feedback increased the number of correct responses on the first try, increased student confidence, and decreased perseverative incorrect responding.
The specific scores used for each domain were: non-dominant hand scores for the finger tapping test and grooved pegboard test (motor), Hopkins Verbal Learning Test recall and Brief Visuospatial Memory Test recall scores (learning), Mental Alternation Test and Wechsler Memory Scale III mental control scores (attention), Digit Symbol Coding, Trail Making Test A and Colour Trails I (processing speed), Colour Trails II, Stroop Colour Word, Wisconsin Card Sorting Test perseverative errors and Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure copy scores (executive function), and animal and fruit/vegetable fluency scores (verbal).
Behavioural disorder: insidious onset and slow progression; early loss of personal and social awareness; early signs of disinhibition; mental rigidity and inflexibility; and hyperorality, stereotyped and perseverative behaviour.
Insensitivity to the omission of predicted reward may promote perseverative responding to rewards, even after reward contingencies become unfavorable (Gatzke-Kopp et al.
Discussing ways to improve CISD/CISM often disintegrates into a conversation that is perseverative in nature.