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Along with [[cognition]] and [[affect]], '''conation''' is one of three aspects of mind. It refers to the ability to act on what is known. From the Latin verb "conari" which means to attempt or to strive.
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Along with [[cognition]] and [[affect]], '''conation''' is one of three aspects of mind. It refers to the ability to act on what is known. From the Latin verb "conari" which means to attempt or to strive. It is not in common use
   
 
The power or act that directs or impels to effort of any kind, whether muscular or psychical.
 
The power or act that directs or impels to effort of any kind, whether muscular or psychical.

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Along with cognition and affect, conation is one of three aspects of mind. It refers to the ability to act on what is known. From the Latin verb "conari" which means to attempt or to strive. It is not in common use

The power or act that directs or impels to effort of any kind, whether muscular or psychical.

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