1. The psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing the feelings, thoughts or attitudes of another person. 2. To understand the perspective, experiences, or motivations and share another individual’s emotional state. 3. The imaginative ascribing or projection onto an object or work of art, one’s own feelings, thoughts or attitudes.
1. The center of consciousness that records memory and manifests in thoughts, feelings, ideas, perceptions and imagination. 2. The totality of conscious and unconscious processes that direct the mental and physical behavior of a person. 3. The faculty of intellect as distinguished from emotion or will.