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mind-pop

[ mahynd-pop ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌpɒp /
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noun Psychology Informal.
a word, phrase, image, or sound that comes into the mind suddenly and involuntarily and is usually related to a recent experience.
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of mind-pop

First recorded in 2000–05; mind + pop1; coined by George Mandler (1924–2016), Austrian psychologist
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