The imagery debate: Analogue media versus tacit knowledge.

@article{Pylyshyn1981TheID,
  title={The imagery debate: Analogue media versus tacit knowledge.},
  author={Z. Pylyshyn},
  journal={Psychological Review},
  year={1981},
  volume={88},
  pages={16-45}
}
  • Z. Pylyshyn
  • Published 1981
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Review
The debate over the nature of mental imagery, especially with respect to the interpretation of recent findings on the transformation of images.” has failed to focus on the crucial differences between the so-called “analogue” and “propositional” approaches. In this paper I attempt to clarify the disagreements by focusing on the alleged spatial nature of images and on recent findings concerned with “rotation” and “scanning” of mental images. It is argued that the main point of disagreement… Expand
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