1. With regard to psychoanalytic theory, a psychical procedure which occurs within the unconscious. 2. With regard to cognitive psychology, a cognitive procedure which takes place without someone knowing it, and subserves mental activity.

UNCONSCIOUS PROCESS: "Unconscious processes are commonly referred to as subliminal or preattentive processes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "UNCONSCIOUS PROCESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/unconscious-process/ (accessed October 16, 2021).