mental imagery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mental imagery the ability to form mental images of things or events "he could still hear her in his imagination"
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Usage

In literature:

VIVIDNESS OF MENTAL IMAGERY.
"Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development" by Francis Galton
Scientific Disbelief in ordinary Mental Imagery.
"The Book of Dreams and Ghosts" by Andrew Lang
All of the most joyous emotions of the mental and physical natures of man are described in the imagery of light.
"Crayon and Character: Truth Made Clear Through Eye and Ear" by B.J. Griswold
The fact is that a peculiar kind of mental imagery tends to swell up in consciousness and monopolize the theatre of thought.
"The Story of the Mind" by James Mark Baldwin
At any rate, success seems to depend largely upon the ability to manipulate mental imagery.
"The Measurement of Intelligence" by Lewis Madison Terman
How does the process of mental imagery affect the Time?
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
Perceptions and mental imagery are individual and not social phenomena.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The concepts become principles, fixed by language and mental imagery.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
So far as the individual life is concerned, it is important that self-control should extend to mental imagery.
"Sex-education" by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow
Further analysis of the form may be made in the study of the negro's mental imagery.
"Religious Folk-Songs of the Southern Negroes" by Howard W. Odum
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In news:

Now a study in the January issue of Behavior Modification finds that a treatment that appeals to both logic and emotion, via mental imagery , can help relieve these intrusive feelings.
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