MENTALISM

argues the existence of the sometimes considered hypothetical processes of thinking and feeling as infact real and exist in the physical universe. It argues that most mental phenomena cannot be reduced to being the result of simple biological and physiological processes occurring in the brain and nervous systems.

MENTALISM: "One of the canons of mentalism is the idea that mental concepts must exist in reality, such as thinking and feeling. Equally, mentalism also argues that its purely reductionist to explain mental phenomena as a by-product of other physiological processes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENTALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mentalism/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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