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The Retrieval and Manipulation of Visual Memories: Evidence from Neuropsychology

M. Jane Riddoch and Glyn W. Humphreys

in Visual Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195305487
eISBN:
9780199894260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305487.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses neuropsychological disorders of visual short-term memory (VSTM) and the importance of these disorders for theories of VSTM. It emphasizes the role of VSTM not only in ... More


Image Bite Politics: News and the Visual Framing of Elections

Maria Elizabeth Grabe and Erik Page Bucy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372076
eISBN:
9780199893478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372076.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Image Bite Politics is the first book to systematically assess the visual presentation of presidential candidates in network news coverage of elections and to connect these visual images ... More


Cognition of Structure

Marcus Giaquinto

in The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296453
eISBN:
9780191711961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296453.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter investigates the possibility of knowing a structure (an isomorphism type) more directly than as the structure of all models of this or that categorical theory. It starts with grasp of ... More


The Neurology of Ambiguity

Semir Zeki

in The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the power of metaphor to create images that give visual shape to cultural representations. The focus is on the rise of monumental sacred architecture under particular historical ... More


The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Susanna Berger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, this book shows that the making and study of ... More


Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Aditya Malik

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book provides a study of the oral narrative of Shri Devnārāyan along with the first English translation of this popular Rajasthani folk narrative. The narrative extolling the deeds of Lord ... More


Does the Visual Image Destroy the Walls of Language?

Abe Kōbō and Richard F. Calichman

in The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kōbō

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163866
eISBN:
9780231535090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163866.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The essay contained in this chapter reflects on the relation between language and visual image. It argues that the linguistic arts and audiovisual arts must not be mechanically opposed to each other ... More


“Our Mosquitoes are not so Big”: Images and Modernity in Zimbabwe

Timothy Burke

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines visual images of Zimbabwe in relation to modernity. It discusses African audiences' negative reaction to visual media and imagery circulating during the era of colonial rule. It ... More


Picturing Jews: Iconography and Racial Science

Mitchell Hart

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the role of visual images of Jews in social scientific texts produced by Jewish and non-Jewish writers, and illuminates the continuities and discontinuities in approaches to the ... More


Explaining the Myth of Thinking in Pictures

Markus Knauff

in Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the interaction of visual images and spatial layout models in reasoning and shows how these two are affected by each other. It takes a network view of the neural basis of human ... More


Asterios Polyp and the Structure of Visual Images

Hannah Miodrag

in Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038044
eISBN:
9781621039556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038044.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines visual images in comics by analyzing David Mazzucchelli’s Asterios Polyp. It considers visual signs, and outlines a more precise and specific conception of the semiotic ... More


Introduction

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the oral narrative of Devnārāyan. The objectives of the study are then discussed. The study is divided into two parts: the first deals with ... More


Capturing Bodies: Postcards, Advertising, and the World's Fair

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter analyzes specific visual images and photographic reproductions of The Old Men and Night of the Dead. Photographs have a particular value through iconicity, making them highly efficacious ... More


Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Paul Landau and Susan Griffin (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Figurative images have long played a critical, if largely unexamined, role in Africa—mediating relationships between the colonizer and the colonized, the state and the individual, and the global and ... More


Facing the Past

Isabelle Mcneill

in Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates the mnemonic power of the filmed testimony or interview. The emphasis on the visual image of the act of testimony indicates that the body of the witness is seen as a ... More


The Core Theory in a Computer Program

Markus Knauff

in Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In this chapter the author compares two specific computational models of human reasoning with preferred layout models, one based on visual images and the other on abstract spatial representations. ... More


What We Can Learn from a Neanderthal Woman

Markus Knauff

in Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses some practical implications of space to reason theory for other areas of cognitive research and draws some general conclusions about imagination, spatial representation, and ... More


Presence and Representation

Johannes Fabian

in Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221222
eISBN:
9780520923935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221222.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Nearing the end of the journey through the minds of travelers in central Africa, this chapter comes back to choices made at the outset, and looks at one genre of writing: The travelogue addressed to ... More


Signifying Power in Africa

Deborah D. Kaspin

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings on this study on the colonial visual images of Africa. It describes several roles played by visual images in the political landscapes of Africa and suggests that ... More


French Stories and French Images of California

Malcolm J. Rohrbough

in Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300181401
eISBN:
9780300182187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181401.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at how stories of what was happening in California were transmitted and received in France. News of the California gold discoveries trumpeted the improbable reports of ordinary ... More


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