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prior entry law


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The principle according to which, if two events occur simultaneously, then a person who is attending primarily to one of them will usually perceive that event as occurring before the other. This is believed to be one factor accounting for the personal equation in astronomy, because some observers of star transits apparently attended primarily to the stars and others primarily to the ticking clock.

Subjects: Psychology.


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