06_Mental_Representation

13 same results for 2d and 3d participants mentally

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Unformatted text preview: mbiguous figures Semantic information can distort recall 11 12   Functional Equivalence Hypothesis   Same processes involved in visual perception = used in mental visualization   Mental images are internal representations that operate in a way that is analogous to the functioning of the perception of physical objects   Imagery can “prime” visual pathway   Faster to detect actual stimulus   Mental imagery leads to activation in primary visual cortex   Tied to visual modality?   Requires same representations and brain systems   Blind subjects show imagery effects   Learn array of raised dots   Increase in response time with distance   Can encode spatial information   Visual representation not necessary for imagery   Acting on images   Mental Rotation   Characteristics of images   Extent   Limitation   Truly analog representation? 13     Same results for 2 ­D and 3 ­D   Participants “mentally rotate” objects Linear results, small error (clean data)   Amount of time to de...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course PSYCH 228 taught by Professor Broaders during the Winter '11 term at Northwestern.

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