Imagining

Imagining
   The Relation of Imagining to Perception
   Imagining is not perceiving, but images are indeed derivatives of perceptual activity. In particular, they are the anticipatory phases of that activity, schemata that the perceiver has detached from the perceptual cycle for other purposes. . . . The experience of having an image is just the inner aspect of a readiness to perceive the imagined object. (Neisser, 1976, pp. 130-131)

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