RECOGNITION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 REPRODUCTIVE IMAGINATION AFFILIATIVE DRIVE CONTINUOUS RECOGNITION TASK SUBJECTIVE ORGANIZATION REMINISCENCE CONTEXTUAL ASSOCIATIONS ASSOCIATE 1 ACQUISITIVENESS BLANKET GROUP SENSE OF EQUILIBRIUM Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RECOGNITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recognition/ (accessed June 26, 2017).