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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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For example, the numerous studies that have used the Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ, Marks, 1973) have reported contradictory results.
Researchers have suggested that, whereas sighted people might rely on visual imagery, people without sight are able to compensate for the lack of vision by having stronger imagery in nonvisual modalities (see, for example, Noordzij, Zuidhoek, & Postma, 2007).
This year's Academy Award nominations for best visual effects and all five nominees for best animation, including Life Of Pi, The Avengers, Argo and Brave, used visual imagery extensively.
Their comments were reveal- ing about the types of processing involved in visual imagery.
For example, the visual imagery involved in developing the kolam can assist them in developing spatial thinking.
Related considerations arise in the discussions of visual imagery, human echolocatory experience, phenomenal thought, and closed-eye visual experience.
Thereafter, factorial analysis undertaken by Burton and Fogarty (2003) with the results of 42 measures of visual imagery and spatial ability also revealed five factors that were termed: Visualization (VZ), Spatial Relations (SR), Speed of Closure (CS), Visual Memory (MV), and a combined Perceptual Speed-Closure Flexibility (P/CF).
The production is staged in a slowly filling lake in front of a waterfall with episodes from the book woven together through a fusion of extreme physicality, original live music and visual imagery which merges archive footage with stills and film sequences.
More recently, cognitive literary critics have used experimental findings to study in greater depth the role of visual imagery within the reading experience.
17 May 2011 -- Barclays Capital will underwrite the initial public offering (IPO) of common shares of Digital Domain Media Group, the US special effects, animation and visual imagery maker said on Monday in its initial prospectus.
Their Indian and Sri Lankan counterparts are far more creative, though, urging their players on to further heroics with vivid visual imagery and razorsharp word-play.

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