The Role of Imagistic Simulation in Scientific Thought Experiments

Topics in Cognitive Science 1 (4):686-710 (2009)

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Keywords Creativity  Imagery  Scientific thinking  Embodied cognition  Reasoning  Mental simulation
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DOI 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2009.01031.x
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