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Definition of "mental process" []

  • (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "mental process" in a sentence
  • "At present I see no reason why it should not be called an Asthenia; it is surely the weakening of a mental process that is strong in normal individuals."
  • "At most there can be a certain point-for-point correlation such that, given any process in the nervous system, a definite mental process is its invariable accompaniment; and, given any particular process in consciousness, a corresponding brain-state or neurosis will invariably be present."
  • "“Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process that you are hardly aware of its existence, until you try to communicate with someone with a different paradigm,” said prominent systems analyst Donella Meadows.21"