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n. excessive secretion of tears, which is most commonly due to an organic condition causing an insufficient drainage of tears but may be associated with emotional stress, such as chronic anxiety or fear.

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March 1st 2024

symbolic learning theory

symbolic learning theory

a theory that attempts to explain how imagery works in performance enhancement. It suggests that imagery develops and enhances a coding system that creates a mental blueprint of what has to be done to complete an action.