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American Journal of Applied Psychology. 2015, 3(2), 43-46
DOI: 10.12691/ajap-3-2-3
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The Four Isomorphic Couplets Passive Mind/Active Mind, Definition/Syllogism, Tasawwur/Tasdiq and Perception/Thinking

Mai Sabry Saleh1,

1Environmental and Occupational Medicine Department, National Research Center, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

Pub. Date: May 13, 2015

Cite this paper:
Mai Sabry Saleh. The Four Isomorphic Couplets Passive Mind/Active Mind, Definition/Syllogism, Tasawwur/Tasdiq and Perception/Thinking. American Journal of Applied Psychology. 2015; 3(2):43-46. doi: 10.12691/ajap-3-2-3

Abstract

Interchangeable terms in philosophy and psychology -as introduced in this article- are supposed to help in clarifying one another in order to provide a better understanding of human intellect. The two intellectual functions of learning; perception and thinking -as illustrated- are capable of describing the process of conceptual learning through which a multi-component image schema or a meaningful whole (gestalt) is constructed in our consciousness. Aristotelian logic, Aristotle mind, definition and syllogism as well as tasawwur and tasdiq can provide features of the frame within which perception/thinking couplet is assumed to fulfill its function. The aim of this mini-review is to highlight the way in which the Intellectual style Inventory (ISI) and the Integrated Model of Mind (IMM) are supposed to introduce the detailed description of how perception/thinking dichotomy actually behaves guided by the latest findings of the scientific research in the different fields dedicated for the study of the human mind.

Keywords:
aristotle mind syllogism conceptual learning gestalt memory learning styles thinking perception ISI IMM conceptualization assent

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