MENTAL SET

is a mental state of general preparedness during which you are primed or ready to respond to a specific situation.

MENTAL SET: "When waiting for exam results, students mentally set themselves for opening the letter, preparing them for their grades."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENTAL SET," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mental-set/ (accessed October 15, 2020).
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