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  1. Jörg R. J. Schirra (1994). Connecting Visual and Verbal Space: Preliminary Considerations Concerning the Concept 'Mental Image'. In Miriam Bras, Michel Aurnague, Mario Borillo & Andree Borillo (eds.), Semantics of Time, Space, and Movement. IRIT.score: 60.0
    AI research concerning the connection between seeing and speaking mainly employs what is called reference semantics. Within this framework, the notion of `mental image' is often used while explaining how somebody not situated in the same perceptual context is able to anchor his understanding of an utterance describing the scene visually perceived by the speaker. We give a foundation for considering mental images as propositions with respect to a certain field of concepts: these fields have to provide (...)
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  2. Zenon W. Pylyshyn (2002). Stalking the Elusive Mental Image Screen. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):216-227.score: 60.0
    After thirty years of the current “imagery debate,” it appears far from resolved, even though there seems to be a growing acceptance that a cortical display cannot be identified directly with the experienced mental image, nor can it account for the experimental findings on imagery, at least not without additional ad hoc assumptions. The commentaries on the target article range from the annoyed to the supportive, with a surprising number of the latter. In this response I attempt to (...)
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  3. Andreea Smaranda Aldea (2013). Husserl's Struggle with Mental Images: Imaging and Imagining Reconsidered. [REVIEW] Continental Philosophy Review 46 (3):371-394.score: 60.0
    Husserl’s extensive analyses of image consciousness (Bildbewusstsein) and of the imagination (Phantasie) offer insightful and detailed structural explications. However, despite this careful work, Husserl’s discussions fail to overcome the need to rely on a most problematic concept: mental images. The epistemological conundrums triggered by the conceptual framework of mental images are well known—we have only to remember the questions regarding knowledge acquisition that plagued British empiricism. Beyond these problems, however, a plethora of important questions arise from claiming (...)
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  4. Jörg R. J. Schirra (1995). Understanding Radio Broadcasts on Soccer: The Concept `Mental Image' and its Use in Spatial Reasoning. In Klaus Sachs-Hombach (ed.), [Book Chapter]. Rodopi.score: 60.0
    Most cognitive theories agree that a listener of a sports broadcast on radio usually imagines the scene described; the concept `mental image' appears in a specific sort of explanations. In contrast to this conception, it is argued that this concept should rather be understood as part of a certain kind of grounding explanations of the radio listener's understanding. This particular conception is based on the distinction between `specification' and `implementation' as found in the theory of abstract data types. (...)
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  5. Hanneke Schaap Jonker, Elisabeth H. M. Eurelings-Bontekoe, Hetty Zock & Evert R. Jonker (2007). The Personal and Normative Image of God: The Role of Religious Culture and Mental Health. Archive for the Psychology of Religion 29 (1):305-318.score: 60.0
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  6. Robert N. Audi (1978). The Ontological Status of Mental Images. Inquiry 21 (1-4):348-61.score: 58.0
    This paper explores the question whether an adequate account of the facts about imagination and mental imagery must construe mental images as objects. Much of the paper is a study of Alastair Hannay's defense of an affirmative answer in his wide?ranging study, Mental Images ? A Defence. The paper first sets out and evaluates Hannay's case. The second part develops an alternative account of mental images, including non?visual images, which Hannay does not treat in detail. The (...)
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  7. Lilly-Marlene Russow (1980). Audi on Mental Images. Inquiry 23 (September):353-356.score: 58.0
    In an article entitled ?The Ontological Status of Mental Images?, Robert Audi rejects the view presented in Hannay's Mental Images: A Defence, and proposes ?the property account of imaging? as an alternative. Some of the strengths and weaknesses of Audi's proposal are discussed, and a more detailed and specific version of the property account offered; it is suggested that imaging ? should be described as entertaining the thought that if one were looking at (or smelling, touching, hearing, etc.) (...)
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  8. Zenon W. Pylyshyn (2003). Return of the Mental Image: Are There Really Pictures in the Brain? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 7 (3):113-118.score: 52.0
    In the past decade there has been renewed interest in the study of mental imagery. Emboldened by new findings from neuroscience, many people have revived the idea that mental imagery involves a special format of thought, one that is pictorial in nature. But the evidence and the arguments that exposed deep conceptual and empirical problems in the picture theory over the past 300 years have not gone away. I argue that the new evidence from neural imaging and clinical (...)
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  9. Roger N. Shepard & Lynn N. Cooper (1982). Mental Images and Their Transformations. MIT Press.score: 51.0
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  10. Eduard Marbach (1984). On Using Intentionality in Empirical Phenomenology: The Problem of 'Mental Images'. Dialectica 38 (2‐3):209-230.score: 51.0
  11. Stewart Candlish (1975). Mental Images and Pictorial Properties. Mind 84 (April):260-2.score: 51.0
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  12. Alastair Hannay (1973). To See a Mental Image. Mind 82 (April):161-262.score: 51.0
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  13. Alastair Hannay (1971). Mental Images: A Defense. Allen & Unwin.score: 51.0
    Reissue from the classic Muirhead Library of Philosophy series (originally published between 1890s - 1970s).
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  14. L. Russow (1985). Dennett, Mental Images and Images in Context. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 45 (June):581-94.score: 51.0
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  15. David Gordon (1988). Clark on Tracing Mental Images. Analysis 48 (January):50-51.score: 51.0
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  16. Reynold Lawrie (1970). The Existence of Mental Images. Philosophical Quarterly 20 (July):253-257.score: 51.0
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  17. J. Christopher Maloney (1984). Mental Images and Cognitive Theory. American Philosophical Quarterly 21 (July):237-47.score: 51.0
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  18. Ann Garry (1977). Mental Images. Personalist 58 (January):28-38.score: 51.0
  19. Rupali P. Dhond Maria Kozhevnikov (2012). Understanding Immersivity: Image Generation and Transformation Processes in 3D Immersive Environments. Frontiers in Psychology 3.score: 46.0
    Most research on three-dimensional (3D) visual-spatial processing has been conducted using traditional non-immersive 2D displays. Here we investigated how individuals generate and transform mental images within 3D immersive virtual environments, in which the viewers perceive themselves as being surrounded by a 3D world. In Experiment 1, we compared participants’ performance on the Shepard & Metzler (1971) mental rotation task across the following three types of visual presentation environments; traditional 2D non-immersive (2DNI), 3D non-immersive (3DNI - anaglyphic glasses), and (...)
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  20. Daniel Reisberg & D. Chambers (1991). Neither Pictures nor Propositions: What Can We Learn From a Mental Image? Canadian Journal of Psychology 45:336-52.score: 45.0
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  21. Joshua C. Gregory (1921). Thought and Mental Image, Art and Imitation: A Parallel. The Monist 31 (3):420-436.score: 45.0
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  22. Stephen M. Kosslyn, Jeffrey D. Holtzman, Martha J. Farah & Michael S. Gazzaniga (1985). A Computational Analysis of Mental Image Generation: Evidence From Functional Dissociations in Split-Brain Patients. Journal of Experimental Psychology 114 (3).score: 45.0
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  23. Reed W. Mankin & Robert J. Weber (1982). Mental Image and Mind's Eye Transformations of Cutaneous Drawings. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 20 (2):65-68.score: 45.0
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  24. M. Bianca & L. Foglia (2006). Non-Perceptive Mental Image Generation: A Non-Linear Dynamic Framework. Anthropology and Philosophy 7 (1-2):28-63.score: 45.0
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  25. Amedeo D'Angiulli (2002). Mental Image Generation and the Contrast Sensitivity Function. Cognition 85 (1):B11-B19.score: 45.0
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  26. Garry Hagberg (1988). Artistic Intention and Mental Image. Journal of Aesthetic Education 22 (3):63-75.score: 45.0
     
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  27. Fv Malmstrom, Sa Fulero & Wa Perez (1989). Preevent and Postevent Biased Instructions Drive Mental Image Speeds. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 27 (6):523-523.score: 45.0
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  28. Nigel J. T. Thomas (2005). Mental Imagery, Philosophical Issues About. In Lynn Nadel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Volume 2, pp. 1147-1153. Nature Publishing Group.score: 42.0
    An introduction to the science and philosophy of mental imagery.
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  29. Ned Block (1983). Mental Pictures and Cognitive Science. Philosophical Review 93 (October):499-542.score: 39.0
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  30. Ned Block (1983). The Photographic Fallacy in the Debate About Mental Imagery. Noûs 17 (November):651-62.score: 39.0
    There has been considerable debate among philosophers and psychol- ogists about whether the internal representations of imagery represent in the manner of pictures or in the manner of language. One side, pictorialism,holds that an internal imagery representation of Reagan is like a picture of Reagan. The other side, descriptionalism,holds that an internal imagery representation of Reagan is more like a string of words denoting or describing Reagan. My aim here is to expose a widespread fallacy on the part of the (...)
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  31. Elliott Sober (1976). Mental Representations. Synthese 33 (June):101-48.score: 39.0
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  32. Michael Tye (1984). The Debate About Mental Imagery. Journal of Philosophy 81 (November):678-91.score: 39.0
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  33. Frank Jackson (1976). The Existence of Mental Objects. American Philosophical Quarterly 13 (January):33-40.score: 39.0
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  34. Arthur C. Danto (1958). Concerning Mental Pictures. Journal of Philosophy 55 (January):12-19.score: 39.0
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  35. Peter F. R. Haynes (1976). Mental Imagery. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (December):705-720.score: 39.0
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  36. H. H. Price (1952). Image Thinking. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 52:135-166.score: 39.0
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  37. Barbara Maria Stafford (2007). Echo Objects: The Cognitive Work of Images. University of Chicago Press.score: 39.0
    Barbara Stafford is at the forefront of a growing movement that calls for the humanities to confront the brain’s material realities. In Echo Objects she argues that humanists should seize upon the exciting neuroscientific discoveries that are illuminating the underpinnings of cultural objects. In turn, she contends, brain scientists could enrich their investigations of mental activity by incorporating phenomenological considerations—particularly the intricate ways that images focus intentional behavior and allow us to feel thought. This, then, is a book for (...)
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  38. Robert C. Cummins (1989). Meaning and Mental Representation. MIT Press.score: 39.0
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  39. Selmer Bringsjord (1988). Tracing Superman Again: A Reply to Clark's Superman, the Image. Analysis 48 (January):52-54.score: 39.0
     
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  40. Sam S. Rakover (1983). In Defense of Memory Viewed as Stored Mental Representation. Behaviorism 11 (April):53-62.score: 39.0
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  41. Alan W. Richardson (1969). Mental Imagery. Routledge.score: 39.0
     
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  42. Mark Rollins (1989). Mental Imagery: On the Limits of Cognitive Science. Yale University Press.score: 39.0
     
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  43. Brian Ulicny (1995). Naturalism, Intentionality, and Mental Imagery. In Bilder Im Geiste. Amsterdam: Rodopi.score: 39.0
     
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  44. David M. Armstrong (1968). A Materialist Theory of the Mind. Routledge.score: 37.0
    This classic work of recent philosophy was first published in 1968, and remains the most compelling and comprehensive statement of the view that the mind is material or physical. In A Materialist Theory of the Mind , D. M. Armstrong provided insight into the debate surrounding the relationship of the mind and body. He put forth a detailed materialist account of all the main mental phenomena, including perception, sensation, belief, the will, introspection, mental images, and consciousness. This causal (...)
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  45. Lilly-Marlene Russow (1978). Some Recent Work on Imagination. American Philosophical Quarterly 15 (January):57-66.score: 37.0
    This article tries to provide an overview of work on imagination in the last twenty years. The discussion section examines such areas as arguments for and against mental images, The problem of reference in imagination, And theories of imagination such as those formulated by dennett, Hannay, Scruton, And others; I also outline some related questions (e.G., Imaginability) which seem closely tied to questions about imagination itself. There is also an extensive bibliography concentrating on works which appeared between 1957 and (...)
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  46. David J. Lick, Colleen M. Carpinella, Mariana A. Preciado, Robert P. Spunt & Kerri L. Johnson (2013). Reverse-Correlating Mental Representations of Sex-Typed Bodies: The Effect of Number of Trials on Image Quality. Frontiers in Psychology 4.score: 36.0
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  47. William D. Hopkins, Joël Fagot & Jacques Vauclair (1993). Mirror-Image Matching and Mental Rotation Problem Solving by Baboons (< Em> Papio Papio): Unilateral Input Enhances Performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 122 (1):61.score: 36.0
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  48. Olivia S. Cheung, William G. Hayward & Isabel Gauthier (2009). Dissociating the Effects of Angular Disparity and Image Similarity in Mental Rotation and Object Recognition. Cognition 113 (1):128-133.score: 36.0
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  49. Patrick J. Hayes & Nigel J. T. Thomas, Debate on Mental Images.score: 36.0
    This debate, principally between myself (Nigel Thomas) and Patrick Hayes, the well known computer scientist and Artificial Intelligence researcher, took place through the internet mailing list for the discussion of the scientific study of consciousness, PSYCHE-D (moderated by Patrick Wilken), which is associated with the on-line journal PSYCHE. The discussion touches on the various different senses in which the expression "mental image" may be used, the underlying cognitive mechanisms of imagery, and the relevance of an understanding of imagery (...)
     
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  50. Gary W. Nappe & Keith A. Wollen (1973). Effects of Instructions to Form Common and Bizarre Mental Images on Retention. Journal of Experimental Psychology 100 (1):6.score: 35.0
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