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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This result, therefore, concurs with Smith and Collins (2004), who found that kinaesthetic imagery was more functionally equivalent and produced greater improvements in performance than visual imagery.
Commonly, internal kinaesthetic imagery has been associated with sport skills that require a complex set of movements to be performed in a relatively static environment, such as diving and gymnastics (Mahoney & Avener, 1977; Taylor, 1993).
The use of both visual and kinaesthetic imagery was stressed in the directions given to the subjects in the IP and IP2 groups, They were asked to image from the very beginning of the task to the very end.