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n.1. excessive persistence at a task that prevents the individual from turning his or her attention to new situations. It is a symptom of organic disease of the brain and sometimes of obsessional neurosis. 2. the phenomenon in which an image continues to be perceived briefly in the absence of the object. This is a potentially serious neurological disorder.

1. excessive persistence at a task that prevents the individual from turning his or her attention to new situations. It is a symptom of organic disease of the brain and sometimes of obsessional neurosis. 2. the phenomenon in which an image continues to be perceived briefly in the absence of the object. This is a potentially serious neurological disorder.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.


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