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Feels like the real thing: imagery is both more realistic and emotional than verbal thought.

Abstract:

The production of mental images involves processes that overlap with perception and the extent of this overlap may contribute to reality monitoring errors (i.e., images misremembered as actual events). We hypothesised that mental images would be more confused with having actually seen a pictured object than would alternative representations, such as verbal descriptions. We also investigated whether affective reactions to images were greater than to verbal descriptions, and whether emotionalit...

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Journal:
Cognition and emotion
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
217-229
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1464-0600
ISSN:
0269-9931
URN:
uuid:4652c4a7-76c8-44c9-96e0-11f63c695c08
Source identifiers:
388275
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pubs:388275

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