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    Thompson, Evan 2008. Representationalism and the phenomenology of mental imagery. Synthese, Vol. 160, Issue. 3, p. 397.

    Thompson, Evan 2007. Look again: Phenomenology and mental imagery. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 6, Issue. 1-2, p. 137.


Does your brain use the images in it, and if so, how?

  • Daniel C. Dennett (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 April 2002

The presence of spatial patterns of activity in the brain is suggestive of image-exploiting processes in vision and mental imagery, but not conclusive. Only behavioral evidence can confirm or disconfirm hypotheses about whether, and how, the brain uses images in its information-processing, and the arguments based on such evidence are still inconclusive.

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