Imagery neurons in the human brain

@article{Kreiman2000ImageryNI,
  title={Imagery neurons in the human brain},
  author={G. Kreiman and Christof Koch and Itzhak Fried},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2000},
  volume={408},
  pages={357-361}
}
Vivid visual images can be voluntarily generated in our minds in the absence of simultaneous visual input. While trying to count the number of flowers in Van Gogh's Sunflowers, understanding a description or recalling a path, subjects report forming an image in their “mind's eye”. Whether this process is accomplished by the same neuronal mechanisms as visual perception has long been a matter of debate. Evidence from functional imaging, psychophysics, neurological studies and monkey… 
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