06_Mental_Representation

Demonstrates that participants could manipulate images

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Unformatted text preview: mple figures with one of two verbal labels Sun or ship’s wheel Hourglass Or Table   Later participants were asked to draw items seen   Participants distorted the images to fit the labels   Supports that images may be stored propositionally   not as original analog image 10   Propositional support   Inability to see parts   Mental images are not always precise   Imagine a capital letter D.   Rotate the figure 90 degrees to the left.   Now place a capital letter J at the bottom   What is it now?   Imagine a capital letter N.   Connect a diagonal line from the top right corner to the bottom left corner.   Now rotate the figure 90 degrees to the right   What is it now?   Demonstrates that participants could manipulate images Analog   Propositional Manipulate and combine mental images   Ambiguous figures     Don’t manipulate mental images spontaneously to reinterpret mental images   Can see new image     Can reinterpret with hints A...
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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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