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{slide 2} As we move our discussions toward higher and higher levels of cognition, we really begin to see  how crazy we all are. In the study of visual imagery, it is natural to ask about the relationship between perception and  imagery. After all, when one visualizes something it is almost as though he or she is perceiving.   It’s a visual version of hearing that voice in your head or not being able to get that annoying song out of your head. Thus, the key assumption is that visual imagery relies on many of the same  mechanisms involved in perception. If so, then visual imagery should conform to that which we  know about vision. {slide 3} In our first example, we note that our visual field has a limited capacity. Moreover, more distant  objects occupy a smaller extent of our visual field than nearer objects. Note that it is more  difficult to perceive the details of the car that is farther away. The question is whether larger 
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