Reasoning, Models, and Images: Behavioral Measures and Cortical Activity

@article{Knauff2003ReasoningMA,
  title={Reasoning, Models, and Images: Behavioral Measures and Cortical Activity},
  author={Markus Knauff and Thomas Fangmeier and Christian C. Ruff and Philip N. Johnson-Laird},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={559-573}
}
The goal of this study was to investigate the neurocognitive processes of mental imagery in deductive reasoning. Behavioral studies yielded four sorts of verbal relations: (1) visuospatial relations that are easy to envisage both visually and spatially; (2) visual relations that are easy to envisage visually but hard to envisage spatially; (3) spatial relations that are hard to envisage visually but easy to envisage spatially; and (4) control relations that are hard to envisage both visually… 
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