RECOGNITION By N., Sam M.S. - 63 A sense of familiarity when encountering people, events or objects that have previously been encountered. It also pertains to material learned in the past. RECOGNITION: "Paul recognized the couple from church." Related Psychology Terms Terms of Service ATTITUDE SCALES PARAMNESIA READABILITY RESEARCH DREAM INTERPRETATION (Historical) ANTISOCIAL REACTION MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL HYPERMNESIA DESCARTES, RENE (1596-1650) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RECOGNITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recognition/ (accessed January 18, 2022).