ERIC Number: EJ446650
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
What an Image Depicts Depends on What an Image Means.
Chambers, Deborah; Reisberg, Daniel
Cognitive Psychology, v24 n2 p145-74 Apr 1992
Seven experiments with a total of 480 subjects indicated that subjects visually imaging classical ambiguous figures have difficulty reconstructing the images, and that their construal of the image strongly influences what is depicted within the image. Image content, rather than image inspection, appears to be selective. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Ambiguous Figures; Imaging; Mental Representation; Object Retrieval; Reconstructive Memory
Note: Experiments 2, 3, and 4 were presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society (Chicago, IL, November 10-12, 1988).