(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.
(v.) Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
(v.) Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
(v. t.) To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.
(v. t.) To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
(v. t.) To charge; to tax; as with a fault.
(1) However, as the same task confronts the Lib Dems, do we not now have a priceless opportunity to bring the two parties together to undertake a fundamental rethink of the way social democratic principles and policies can be made relevant to modern society.
(2) However, the relationships between sociometric status and social perception varied as a function of task.
(3) Women seldom occupy higher positions in a [criminal] organisation, and are rather used for menial, but often dangerous tasks ,” it notes.
(4) Full consideration should be given to the dynamics of motion when assessing risk factors in working tasks.
(5) This implementation reduced a formidable task to a relatively routine run.
(6) Early detection of breast cancer is the major indication, and mammography is the single best test for this task.
(7) An operant delayed-matching task was used to assess the role of proactive interference (PI) effects on short-term memory capacity of rats.
(8) Learning ability was assessed using a radial arm maze task, in which the rats had to visit each of eight arms for a food reward.
(9) The effects of noise on information processing in perceptual and memory tasks, as well as time reaction to perceptual stimuli, were investigated in a laboratory experiment.
(10) A control experiment demonstrated that changes in general arousal could not account for the effects of task difficulty on neuronal responses.
(11) The pattern of results in simpler tasks is more difficult to interpret.
(12) In the appetitive passive avoidance task, only the substantia nigra lesion group exhibited a deficiency.
(13) For such a task, Malawi needs the best government it can get, and this will have to be demanded by the people.
(14) Stress may increase to an intolerable level with the number of tasks, with higher qualified work and due to the lack of familiarity with fellow workers in ever changing settings.
(15) The tasks which appeared to present the most difficulties for the patients were written spelling, pragmatic processing tasks like sentence disambiguation and proverb interpretation.
(16) Fifty-one severely retarded adults were taught a difficult visual discrimination in an assembly task by one of three training techniques: (a) adding and reducing large cue differences on the relevant-shape dimension; (b) adding and fading a redundant-color dimension; or (c) a combination of the two techniques.
(17) Similarities are pointed out between tasks used for the purpose of operationally defining the schizophrenic 'deficit' and tasks used to define creativity.
(18) On the reaction time task no main effects were found but the time X drinker category interaction was significant; in session 1 LSD's RT were shorter than those of HSD.
(19) Two different mental stressors were used: a mental arithmetic task with low stimulus intensity and one with high stimulus intensity characterised by more challenging instructions, a more competitive situation, and exposure to affective noise.
(20) This information then will allow the physician to determine safe levels of ventilation for a particular work task.