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Visual Imagery

  • By: Daniel Reisberg
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Visual imagery refers to the processes through which people create “mental pictures” that they can inspect with their “mind's eye.” These mental representations resemble actual depictions both subjectively and functionally and play an important role in ...