mental imagery

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Noun1.mental imagery - the ability to form mental images of things or eventsmental imagery - the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination"
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
mind's eye - the imaging of remembered or invented scenes; "I could see her clearly in my mind's eye"
vision - a vivid mental image; "he had a vision of his own death"
envisioning, picturing - visual imagery
dream, dreaming - a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night"
chimaera, chimera - a grotesque product of the imagination
evocation - imaginative re-creation
make-believe, pretense, pretence - imaginative intellectual play
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* Visual Mental Imagery 6 Visual and mental imagery via music is effective in making people relax, or at least amplify the feelings a certain type of music gives.
I have, for example successfully healed several persons using only either thought, subtle energy or mental imagery.
This manual presents step-by-step instructions for working with intrusive and emotional mental imagery in clients with bipolar disorder using imagery-based cognitive therapy to improve their mood instability.
Players have psyches It's a move designed to alleviate anxiety, to ensure players are mindful of tasks in hand and understand mental imagery.
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The first is concerned with how people process negation as a linguistic phenomenon; the second turns to negation as an intrinsic feature of mental imagery, including the imagery that arises while reading narrative.
| Be at the centre of your mental imagery: Visualisation is more effective when you picture a situation from your own perspective, rather than observing as an outsider, as though you were watching a film.
"Who is the human being in front of you?" Dr Papathomas adds: "Sport psychologists use a range of techniques to support athlete confidence; goal setting, relaxation, mental imagery to name just a few.
What is Mental Imagery? Giving the Body a Chance to Heal.
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One of the most promising trends both in the neuroscience of pain and in psychiatric treatments of chronic pain is the focus on mental imagery. The author's aim is to argue that if we take these findings seriously, we can draw very important and radical philosophical conclusions.

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