(v. i.) To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.
(1) Parameters under consideration were: Form distortion, rotation, integration, perseveration, use of space, subtle motricity, score (global parameter), and time employed.
(2) 3, unilateral anteromedial lesions tested within 1 day increased perseverations more than lesions tested with 6 days' recovery.
(3) "Now, if that is the way they have gone about giving the man the job, why don't they persevere with it?
(4) In elementary motor perseveration once an element of a movement has begun it is no longer inhibited at the right time and continues unchecked.
(5) While it is impossible to predict the outcome in many individual cases, it is also apparent that gratifying long-term results in addition to palliation can be achieved if one is perseverant and persistent in the application of sound principles in the management of this disorder.
(6) Specific issues discussed include task difficulty, genotype effects on life span learning processes, perseveration, and early versus later experience.
(7) Whereas scopolamine disrupts habituation, d-amphetamine induces perseveration independently of any effects on habituation.
(8) Essential traits of this personality are an independent mind capable of liberating itself from dogmatic tenets universally accepted by the scientific community; the capacity and courage to look at things from a new angle; powers of combination, intuition and imagination; feu sacré and perseverance--in short, intellectual as well as moral qualities.
(9) It is suggested that quinpirole induces perseveration of route by affecting presynaptic release of dopamine, and that the organization of route is independent of the organization of movement.
(10) It is provisionally suggested that enhancement of the perseveration represents an innate response to stressful stimuli, but as animals learn mastery over the response contingencies, the persistence in adopting such a response strategy wanes.
(11) However, if you do persevere with Law & Order, stage two in enquiries is a run-in with detective inspector Natalie Chandler.
(12) Perseverations were present in the speech of both the SRD and SDAT subjects, whereas aposiopesis, logorrhea, and palilalia were more typical of the SDAT subjects.
(13) A question on the existence of two strategies of cognitive behaviour alteration and perseveration in rat population is under discussion.
(14) Two experiments demonstrated that self-perceptions and social perceptions may persevere after the initial basis for such perceptions has been completely discredited.
(15) The effects have been interpreted in more general terms as "behavioural disinhibition" or "response perseveration" or in more specific terms as reduced "reward delay" or as an attenuation of a "behavioural inhibition system".
(16) Patients with left posterior lesions usually failed to suppress the expression of previously generated words in the subsequent generation task, whereas patients with left anterior lesions stated a greater number of new (incorrect) words in the recall of previously learned words, presumed to indicate stuck-in-set perseveration of the previous generation performance.
(17) If we persevere, some of what we find impossible to achieve today will become possible tomorrow, will become the norm of the future, and will, we hope, give way to still better innovations as medicine continues to evolve.
(18) Response perseveration was investigated in an experimental procedure which has previously been shown to be sensitive to pharmacologically induced behavioral perseveration and response stereotypy.
(19) "Ramadan, the month of mercy, teaches us the value of unity and perseverance and we urge the British Muslim communities to continue the generous and tireless efforts to support all of those affected by the crisis in Syria and unfolding events in Iraq, but to do so from the UK in a safe and responsible way."
(20) I see it as a sign that he can weather a storm, persevere and come out victorious.
(imp. & p. p.) of Persevere
(1) This finding suggests that the difficulty to shift a cognitive set, reflected by the frequency of perseverative responses, is in favor of the WCST as a vulnerability marker for schizophrenia, whereas non-perseverative responses presumably indicate a state, but not a trait marker of the disease.
(2) "Others came back and left their children on the side of the road, but I persevered.
(3) As with the episodic memory test, the Alzheimer and Korsakoff patients made more perseverative errors than did the HD patients on letter fluency.
(4) That is, at each age at least 1 combination of delay and number of locations yielded above-chance A-not-B errors or significant perseverative search.
(5) It was concluded that although stimulus factors are involved in the perseverative response, conditioning factors are not of primary relevance in determining the tolerance.
(6) We must adjust to this new reality, while persevering with a long term plan to reduce current public sector spending.
(7) Others had so much invested emotionally and financially that they “turn their backs on the truth” and persevered.
(8) We have not caved, we have not given in, we have persevered, and we have not backed down.” Insiders said Sony appeared to be shifting its position while giving as strong an impression as possible that it had adopted the same line all along.
(9) An information-processing model is proposed to account for all patterns of oral-verbal perseverative response.
(10) Although essential blepharospasm is considered to be a form of focal dystonia, many patients with blepharospasm have been noted to have concomitant depression, anxiety, phobias, hypochondriasis, and other emotional and behavioral disorders, suggesting a psychiatric component to the disease that is phenomenologically similar to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in terms of the repetitive, perseverative, and persistent nature of the symptoms.
(11) Beside a severe, global speech retardation, there are some distinct speech characteristics in the young fra(X) males such as rapid speech rhythm, speech impulsiveness and perseverative speech.
(12) Dominant temporal-lobe patients showed more perseverative errors than epilepsy controls.
(13) Perseverative tendencies can be suppressed with practice in discrimination learning situations, but the tendencies can then be fully reinstated by relatively minor distractions.
(14) Nondominant temporal patients manifested more total errors and perseverative errors relative to both dominant temporal and epilepsy controls, and more perseverative responses relative to epilepsy controls.
(15) All were inattentive, perseverative, and disoriented.
(16) Although a few patients were mildly dysnomic, the RR patients were not generally impaired on visual confrontation naming and they did not exhibit perseverative responding on verbal fluency measures.
(17) The inferior convexity lesions produced severe and lasting impairments on all three tasks, perhaps as a result of the perseverative disorder that has been associated with damage to this region.
(18) They made more errors during the sessions, specifically on the trials that were related to cognitive complexity, such as attempting to reach directly towards the reward through the transparent side of the box (a barrier reach), instead of reaching around it (detour) into the open side, as well as other awkward, perseverative or delayed reaches.
(19) For the frontal patients, significant correlations were found between the number of prompts on the AFT and the number of perseverative errors on the WCST.
(20) Yet it's worth persevering with Faludi's voyage into American man's psyche.