SYMBOL GROUNDING

procedure of constituting and continuing relation among symbolic presentation of certain items, and actual items in real life. Tjis correspondance between the actual and the symbolic object is done very systematically. Perceptual anchoring is the other term used for symbolic grounding.

SYMBOL GROUNDING: "When a child is told to pick up the leaves from the grass, he should first learn through process of symbol grounding what is a "leaf" and also what is "grass"."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SYMBOL GROUNDING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/symbol-grounding/ (accessed March 30, 2020).
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