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Priming

Priming is a phenomenon in which exposure to a word or concept (called a prime) later makes it easier to recall related information, even there is no conscious memory of the word or concept.

Priming effect that occurs when stimuli or events increase the availability of specific types of information in memory or consciousness.


 

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Priming
- The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.
- The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other surface.
- The carrying over of water, with the steam, from the boiler, as into the cylinder.
2. Priming
- of Prime
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