Somehow "apperceptive masses" are stirred that will assist in getting hold of the new subject.
Nature, its organization the source of apperceptive forms, 152 et seq.
It is the synthetic, or apperceptive, activity of the mind that gives the “seven-league boots” to genius.
The "apperceptive mass" is really the "character" or "human nature" of the individual.
The beauty of landscape, the forms of religion and science, the types of human nature itself, are due to this apperceptive gift.
The apperceptive expectancy, practically nil in the reading of nonsense material, must be decidedly deficient in all poor reading.
The wide plain, the river hurrying between green banks—no apperceptive background fails thus far in the picture.
Dewey realizes that his act of intelligence is similar to Kant's 'apperceptive unity.'
It is, in modern terms, an apperceptive basis for all instruction.
The first curiosity may be called objective, or sensuous, the second subjective, or apperceptive.
1753, from French aperception (17c.), from German Apperzeption (or Latin apperceptionem), coined by German mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) as noun corresponding to French apercevoir "perceive, notice, become aware of" (11c., from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + percipere; see perceive) on analogy of Perzeption/percevoir.
apperception ap·per·cep·tion (āp'ər-sěp'shən)
Conscious perception with full awareness. Also called comprehension.
The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.