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men·tal im·age

a picture of an object not present, produced in the mind by memory or imagination.

mental image

any concept or sensation produced in the mind through memory or imagination.

men·tal im·age

(men'tăl im'ăj)
A picture of an object not present, produced in the mind by memory or imagination.

mental image,

n visual thought of a thing or event.
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A computer programmer builds a mental image of a program as he or she reads it," he says.
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Nasser Al-Hatlan Al-Qahtani said in a statement at the end of the conference held by the organization today that the conference called for work to form a higher advisory committee in each Arab country in the field of public relations to enhance the state's mental image.
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Therefore paying attention to effective factors on brand especial value like mental image of consumer can help managers to strengthen their competitive position.
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Image rotation tests are on the whole highly correlated to tests measuring rotation, and spatial imagery tests, but poorly or not correlated with questionnaires measuring mental image vividness (Blazhenkova & Kozhevnikov, 2009; Burton & Fogarty, 2003; Campos, 2009).
Participants were given a list of word-pairs and told to form a mental image in either a bizarre or common interacting way.
For example, a mental image of the Passion or virtues will serve to drive images of vice from the memory.
Tests on volunteers revealed most had a mental image of their hands in which fingers are shorter and the entire hand is fatter than its true shape.
And so the triple structure of the exhibition reflects not only the traditional theatrical division of three acts or the cinema's simultaneous layering of screenplay, sound track, and action, but also the tripartite practice of psychoanalysis, the alternation of utterance, listening, and the reconstruction of a mental image.
SIR - My long-held mental image of Iceland was of glaciers and geysers, fjords and sagas.

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