There are two key concepts in addition to those described above (in the section on photon detection) which are central for an integrative understanding of the processes involved here: "eidetic
imagery" and "subitizing." Eidetic
imagery is defined by the dictionary as "of, relating to, or constituting visual imagery vividly experienced and readily reproducible with great accuracy and in great detail" (from the Greek root for "equivalent to"; http://www.dictionary.com).
condition of this extension is the capacity
vision is an intuition of the essence of a phenomenon.
The new way of life generated a new consciousness and new artistic expressions, abstract symbols transcending the eidetic
consciousness (5) of Paleolithic art whose greatest achievement lay in the unsurpassable realism of the cave paintings of Lascaux.
One exception to this rule is photographic memory, which psychologists call eidetic
From a semiotic point of view, Fontanille (2004:197) , talking of movement and what he calls the "wrapping body", says that we are in front of an interaction of forces and substances, energy and matter, by which forms are produced, and his interaction between matter and energy originates the semiotic principle of the "eidetic
conversion" (p.198) .
Bhart[hari's quest for a linguistic essence (Sabdabrahma) may be compared to the eidetic
phenomenology of Edmund Husserl, which, in Halenstein's words is "concerned with the grasp of the essential features common to objects of the same category".
Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol continues the adventures of Robert Langdon, Harvard Professor of Symbology, a genius with an eidetic
memory whose peculiar ability to interpret symbols lands him in hot water more often than his job description would lead you to suspect.
Ken Haines (Eidetic
Images) was the holographer, Drury Baughan (Old Dominion Foils) was the embossing engineer.
Paul Ricoeur sought to widen things out and to go beyond a phenomenology of perception when early in his career he set himself the task of applying Husserlian eidetic
analysis to the theme of the voluntary and the involuntary.
Lilly is a "rememberer"; her gift of eidetic
memory is an essential component in dispensing medicine.
Unassuming and quiet by nature, Aashish has what is called an eidetic
memory, also known as a photographic memory and total recall.