AFFECTIVE MEANING

the attitude or feeling induced by a stimulant, such as a song, work of art, or even more so, the use of specific words or phrases.

AFFECTIVE MEANING: "People are often surprised by the correlations they develop with music and certain feelings or times in their life- this is merely the work of affective meaning."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AFFECTIVE MEANING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affective-meaning/ (accessed March 23, 2020).
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