SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Bucci, W. (June 01, 1985). Dual coding: A cognitive model for psychoanalytic research. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 33(3), 571-607.

Summary: While the mental structures of the present are necessarily determined by the events of the past in a genetic sense, they do not necessarily reflect these events as they occurred.

Article 2: Pearson, J. (2014). New directions in mental-imagery research: The binocular-rivalry technique and decoding fMRI patterns. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23(3), 178-183. doi:10.1177/0963721414532287

Summary: Mental imagery typically involves the voluntary retrieval and representation of a sensory memory, but it can also sometimes be involuntary.

Article 3:  McConnell, J., & Quinn, J. G. (2004). Cognitive mechanisms of visual memories and visual images. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 23(2), 201-207.

Summary: Two experiments are reported that investigate recent claims that a visual memory and a visual image access different mechanisms within working memory and are differentially susceptible to interference.