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extensional meaning

the meaning of a word or phrase as established by a list of the individual instances to which it applies. For example, the extensional meaning of cardinal points of the compass is “north, south, east, and west.” Compare intensional meaning.

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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.