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Imagery: Capacities and Mechanisms

Gregory Currie

in Recreative Minds

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780198238089
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679568 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238089.003.0005
Imagery: Capacities and Mechanisms

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This chapter focuses on mental imagery. It discusses the ways that imagery in various modes — particularly visual and motor imagery — are systematically related to their perceptual counterparts. It argues that motor imagery is a form of perceptual imagery.

Keywords: mental imagery; motor imagery; visual imagery; perceptual imagery

Chapter.  7225 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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