eidetic image

ei·det·ic im·age

vivid mental image in the form of a dream, fantasy, or an unusual power of memory and visualization of objects previously seen or imagined.

eidetic image

Psychiatry Unusually vivid and apparently exact mental image–eg, memories, fantasies, dreams

ei·det·ic im·age

(ī-detik imăj)
Vivid mental picture in the form of a dream, fantasy, or an unusual power of memory and visualization of objects previously seen or imagined.
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A true eidetiker would be able to use the ongoing eidetic image in memory of one of the visual fields to then merge that alleged eidetic mental image with the actual image of the other visual field screen, allowing for the hidden embedded figure to emerge.
I did not enjoy anatomy; it was a chore to commit to memory the coloured plates of the anatomy book, to recall in detail, and as clearly as an eidetic image, the Rembrandt painting one had made for oneself by laying bare muscles, tendons, arteries, and nerves of a body that gradually became smaller and smaller as it was dissected away.
The imagination, then, can capably discover what is essential to experience, the eidetic image that reveals itself when presuppositions are put into suspension.
She promotes her transformation into eidetic image by appearing before him in a series of stunning tableaux vivants.
Indeed I can still summon that pattern to appear before my eyes as surely as William Blake could envisage the eidetic image of an angel or a flea.
The elephants in the room--plague and cold--bellow like eidetic images, apparently undetected by the author, who does not mention climate and hardly mentions disease.
Digging up your precious (beautifully ambiguous word, that 'precious') eidetic images to divert and avoid.
Ken Haines (Eidetic Images) was the holographer, Drury Baughan (Old Dominion Foils) was the embossing engineer.
Ahsen's goal is to teach people to consciously use these high-intensity images, known as eidetic images, for self-awareness.
As we witnessed in the opening section, their speech produces content only in the suggestions of eidetic images: "Our voices, when / We whisper together / Are quiet and meaningless / As wind in dry grass / Or rats' feet over broken glass / In our dry cellar." In these quick lines, however, the similes link meaninglessness with a surprising excess.
Can we think of queer identities as eidetic images, not ontological truth claims that must be constantly shored up by confessions and declarations that implicitly cry "queerer than thou?" Deb says that the word "eidetic" is halfway between "identity" and "pathetic." I say that identities are pathetic when they are so uncomfortable with their own necessary instabilities that they resort to calling out other queers to account for themselves.
Weitzen had first recognised the potential for use of holograms on security items around 1980, when he acquired the set of off-axis patents from Holosonics, and purchased Ken Haines' company Eidetic Images to acquire hologram origination technology.