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is an entirely hypothetical being or entity which, philosophers believe stand for- perception, thought, memory and other mental processes during cognitive operations and functions during experiments.

MENTAL REPRESENTATION: "Philosophers branded the concept of mental representation as a term to describe the range of mental processes including: perception to thought and memory."

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