Definition of Mental imagery

1. Noun. The ability to form mental images of things or events. "He could still hear her in his imagination"


Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Imagery

mental faculty
mental fatigue
mental foramen
mental gymnastics
mental healing
mental health
mental health services
mental home
mental hospital
mental hospitals
mental hygiene
mental illness
mental illnesses
mental image
mental imagery (current term)
mental impairment
mental impression
mental institution
mental institutions
mental lexicon
mental measurement
mental nerve
mental note
mental object
mental objects
mental picture
mental point
mental process

Literary usage of Mental imagery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Individual Delinquent: A Text-book of Diagnosis and Prognosis for All by William Healy (1915)
"Criminalistic mental imagery. § 234. Criminalistic Mental Habit. § 233. Criminalistic mental imagery. The general relation of mental imagery to conduct is a ..."

2. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The accidents of individual experience and mental imagery. ... In spite of individual differences in mental imagery, there are certain general statements ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"mental imagery.1 Dr. Slaughter's method was to ' ascertain as nearly as possible the exact behavior of the image during a certain interval of time which ..."

4. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"... CHAPTER XV ASSOCIATION AND mental imagery SOMETHING ABOUT THINKING AS RELATED TO MEMORY Memory plays a part, not only in " memory work ", and not only ..."

5. The Psychology of Musical Talent by Carl Emil Seashore (1919)
"Of the objective tests of mental imagery none lends itself well for general diagnosis. The introspective method here recommended lacks the objective control ..."

6. The Grand Strategy of Evolution: The Social Philosophy of a Biologist by William Patten (1920)
"... and Teaching—The Parallelism between Mental and Physical Evolution—Mental Imagery as a Self-Constructive Function—The Evolution of mental imagery—The ..."

7. The Groundwork of Psychology by George Frederick Stout (1903)
"But in general mental imagery is in this respect much more limited in range ... Types of mental imagery. — Individuals differ greatly in the kind of mental ..."

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