Analog Code - AnalogCode: picturesinthehead

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Analog Code: pictures in the head similar mechanisms in the visual system are activated when objects or events are  imagined as when they are the same objects or events are actively perceived (Finke, 1989, p. 41) neurological evidence:     with PET Kosslyn et al. (1993) showed that when Ss perform visual imagery  tasks, the occipital visual cortex is activated, analogous to how it activated when  objects are physically present and (also interesting to note that this activation is  GREATER with imagery tasks than with perception of physical stimulus --  greater effort??) they also found that with a mental imagery task in which Ss had to imagine small  versus large letters, in the small condition the visual cortex was activated in a  more posterior region closer to where the center of the visual field is  (topographically) represented in the visual cortex . .. makes sense because a small 
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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Analog Code - AnalogCode: picturesinthehead

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