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Extant theoretical literature on mental imagery thus defined is small but thematically and methodologically diverse.
Clearly, the study findings support the theoretical constructs of benefits associated with mirror therapy, mental imagery, and practice and computer-based motor intervention.
When considering what should be included, other researchers have suggested that both verbal and visual mental imagery techniques should be incorporated in the mix because it promotes inferential linking, deeper engagement, and interest in reading (Long, Winograd, & Bridge, 1989; Sadoski & Quast, 1990; Romeo, 2002; Tobias, 1994).
Much in the ongoing study of mental imagery hangs on this question.
Imagery within the professional literature is alternatively referred to as visual imagery, mental imagery, or concept imagery.
Sports psychologists will tell you that there are four general steps to mental preparation - relaxation and breathing, mental imagery, concentration, and confidence building via positive self-talk.
In a study by Eddy and Mellalieu (2003), of mental imagery in visually impaired athletes, the authors concluded that, "mental imagery .
As a sociologist and psychologist, Odum believed that folk songs were a true expression of the feelings and mental imagery of the race and thus constituted a tool for the study of racial psychology, morals, and capabilities.
Dr Burns took the General Prize, impressing judges with her report entitled 'monkeys and the minds of athletes' - an insight into mental imagery and how it can benefit athletes.
John works with the body and with mental imagery to achieve his results," Dobson says, "whereas Gaetan's approach was very physical and included workouts at the gym.
Clearly explained and illustrated by example, these exercises integrate movement, mental imagery and breathing techniques.
This involves various mind/body therapies ranging from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), in which you learn how your thoughts and feelings change your pain and how to control them, to relaxation techniques, including meditation, mental imagery and biofeedback.