imagery

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imagery

1. figurative or descriptive language in a literary work
2. Psychol
a. the materials or general processes of the imagination
b. the characteristic kind of mental images formed by a particular individual

imagery

[′im·ij·rē]
(psychology)
Mental images that are collectively recalled.

imagery

The representation of objects reproduced by optical, IR (infrared), or electronic means on film, electronic display devices, or other media.
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Inner Reverberations: Verbal Auditory Imagery and Meaning-making in Literary Narrative.
Topics covered include inner speech, thoughts, emotions, bodily experiences, visual and auditory imagery, the presence and/or lack of self-awareness accompanying experience, the richness of experience, similarities and differences in experience across human subjects, the influence of presuppositions and metaphorical conceptualizations, and, most centrally, the trustworthiness of introspective reports, ranging from reports of particular details to broad generalizations about experience.
According to Zhihua Zou of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, neuroimaging studies of people recalling odor; taste, visual, and auditory imagery reveal that these processes" activate brain areas that are largely overlapping with, "but not identical to," those activated by actual sensory stimuli.