mental imagery

Definitions of mental imagery
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n the ability to form mental images of things or events

Synonyms:
imagery, imagination, imaging
Types:
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mind's eye
the imaging of remembered or invented scenes
vision
a vivid mental image
envisioning, picturing
visual imagery
dream, dreaming
a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
chimaera, chimera
a grotesque product of the imagination
evocation
imaginative re-creation
make-believe, pretence, pretense
imaginative intellectual play
nightmare
a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream
prevision
a prophetic vision (as in a dream)
retrovision
a vision of events in the distant past
Type of:
representational process
any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else

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