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Are theories of imagery theories of imagination?: An active perception approach to conscious mental content
Can theories of mental imagery, conscious mental contents, developed within cognitive science throw light on the obscure (but culturally very significant) concept of imagination? Three extant viewsExpand
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Are theories of imagery theories of imagination?
Can theories of mental imagery, conscious mental contents, developed within cognitive science throw light on the obscure (but culturally very significant) concept of imagination? Three extant viewsExpand
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Visual Imagery and Consciousness
As is normal with commissioned pieces like this, there were some editorial restrictions on how it should be written and structured. The title and topic were assigned to me (as well as the requirementExpand
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The Multidimensional Spectrum of Imagination: Images, Dreams, Hallucinations, and Active, Imaginative Perception
A theory of the structure and cognitive function of the human imagination that attempts to do justice to traditional intuitions about its psychological centrality is developed, largely through aExpand
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Experience and Theory as Determinants of Attitudes toward Mental Representation: The Case of Knight Dunlap and the Vanishing Images of J.B. Watson
Galton and subsequent investigators find wide divergences in people's subjective reports of mental imagery. Such individual differences might be taken to explain the peculiarly irreconcilableExpand
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Imagery and the Coherence of Imagination: A Critique of White
Imagination has long been a highly charged concept in our culture (Kearney, 1988). McFarland (1985) suggests that the notion has taken over many of the functions once served by 'soul', at onceExpand
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Mental Imagery, Philosophical Issues about
Mental imagery, often informally described as ‘seeing in the mind's eye’, ‘visualization’, etc., is quasi-perceptual experience: it significantly resembles perceptual experience, but occurs in theExpand
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Color Realism: Toward a Solution to the “Hard Problem”
This article was written as a commentary on an article by Peter W. Ross entitled "The Location Problem for Color Subjectivism" [Consciousness and Cognition 10(1), 42-58 (2001)], and was publishedExpand
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The false dichotomy of imagery
Pylyshyn's critique is powerful. Pictorial theories of imagery fail. On the other hand, the symbolic description theory he manifestly still favors also fails, lacking the semantic foundationExpand
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Perceptual systems: Five+, one, or many?
The target article's value lies not in its defence of specification, or the “global array” concept, but in its challenge to the paradigm of 5+ senses, and its examples of multiple receptor typesExpand
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