The existence of internal visual memory representations

Jennifer D. Ryan, Neal J. Cohen

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Abstract

Although O'Regan & Noë (O&N) claim that the world may serve as the viewers' external visual memory, findings from the field of memory research have demonstrated the existence of internal visual representations. These representations are stored in the viewer's brain, contain information regarding visual objects and their relations, guide subsequent exploration of the visual world and promote change detection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1002-1003
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume24
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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