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Return of the mental image: are there really pictures in the brain?

Zenon Pylyshyn

DOI: 10.1016/s1364-6613(03)00003-2

Journal-article published March 2003 in Trends in Cognitive Sciences volume 7 issue 3 on page 113-118
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Keywords: #imagery  #neural mechanisms  #visual perception  Edit keywords

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Incognito 24.Sep.2017

Pylyshyn (2003) explained the unique spatial character of mental imagery. Namely, objects in an image have some spatial relation relative to one another. Pylyshyn concerns the neural mechanisms of visual imagery and whether imagery relies on the brain mechanisms responsible for visual perception.

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