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VOLUME 22, 1998


Preface; Introduction;   1. Storytelling and New Structuralism: Reviving an ancient union between image and story;   2. Modern functions of vision and voice;   3. Homage to a muse;   4. In search of context, both historical and philosophical;   5. Testing the mythic vision;   6. Mythopoesis and the crisis of a postmodern world


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

Hot and cold mental imagery: Enacting thermodynamic potentials, Akhter Ahsen; Imagery unvividness and social-psychological implications, Sunday Aderemi Adeyemo; Effects of gender on reported vividness of visual imagery for parents, Stuart J. McKelvie; Visual imagery and the vertical-horizontal velocity illusion: A failure to confirm Cerf-Beare’s findings, Leonard Brosgole and Maria Maranion; The measurement of imagery vividness: A test of the reliability and validity of the Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire and the Vividness of Movement Imagery Questionnaire, David T. Eton, Frank H. Gilner and David C. Munz; Olfactory and visual mental imagery, Avery N. Gilbert, Melissa Crouch and Sarah E. Kemp; Correspondence between waking-time coping and dream content, Raija-Leena Punamaki; Visual input does not facilitate the scanning of spatial images, Brigitte Roder and Frank Rosler; Recognizing emergent properties of images and percepts: The role of perceptual goodness in imaginal and perceptual discovery, Beverly Roskos-Ewoldsen; The Italian form of the Questionnaire upon Mental Imagery (QMI), G. Sacco and M. Reda; Individual differences in imaginal and verbal thinking habits of grade 6 students, Jacqueline A. Specht and Jack Martin



VOLUME 21, 1997

No. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer

Phosphene Imagery Questionnaire: Third eye, eidetics, hypnosis, and cosmic fantasy, Akhter Ahsen; The effects of practice on the recognition of emergent properties in visual imagery, Jacqueline Bichsel and Beverly Roskos-Ewoldsen; Latency and duration of visual mental images in normal and depressed subjects, Marguerite Cocude, Veronique Charlot and Michel Denis; Measuring movement imagery abilities: A revision of the Movement Imagery Questionnaire, Craig R. Hall and Kathleen A. Martin; Conscious images as “centrally excited sensations”: A developmental study of imaginal influences on the ERG, Robert G. Kunzendorf, Michael Justice and Daniel Capone; Resiliency of bizarreness effects under varying conditions of verbal and imaginal elaboration and list composition, James B. Worthen; Visual imagery in a category-specific impaired patient, Stefano Zago, Erica Policardi, Francesca Burgio and Giuseppe Sartori


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

Visual imagery and performance during multisensory experience, synaesthesia and phosphenes, Akhter Ahsen; Synaesthesia and imagery: Fantasia revisited, Peter McKellar; Alternating between two imaginary stimuli may produce phi, Leonard Brosgole, Tak Chun Chan, Tabitha E. Brandt-Tiven, Elizabeth K. Miller, and Douglas M. Sanders; Mnemonic images and associated pair recall, Alfredo Campos and Maria Jose Perez; Conceptual metaphors in mental imagery for proverbs, Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr., Lise K. Strom, and Michael J. Spivey-Knowlton; Gender differences in mental imagery in grade 10s’ reader response to a poem, Andrew Kitchenham; Subcomponents of imagery and their influence on emotional memories, Milena A. Raspotnig; Different images in different situations: A diary study of the spontaneous use of imagery, Luca Vecchio and Marzia Bonifacio


VOLUME 20, 1996

No. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer | Guided Imagery and Education (Theme Issue; Akhter Ahsen)

1. Target article — Guided imagery and education: Theory, practice and experience, Susan M. Drake.   2. Open peer commentary by Akhter Ahsen, Jerome S. Allender and Donna Sclarow Allender, Joe Ayres, Michael Collins, Jean Coté, David Feinstein, Carol L. Flake, Michael Gayner, Judith Hochman, Mary Hookey, Ruth Shagoury Hubbard, David E. Hunt, Charlene Jones, Isabella Colalillo Kates, Stanley Krippner, John P. Miller, Anne Mulvaney, Maureen Murdock, Shane Murphy, Pamela Sims, Helen J. Stewart, Joseph Weinbaum, Vera E. Woloshyn.   3. Response to commentaries: Toward a theory of guided imagery in education, Susan M. Drake.   4. Guided imagery: The quest for a science, Akhter Ahsen


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

Menopause: Imagery interventions and therapeutics, Akhter Ahsen; Stares and reflective gaze shifts as an index of cognitive modality, Judith A. Ackerman; A study of some psychometric properties of the Verbalizer-Visualizer Questionnaire, Alessandro Antonietti and Marisa Giorgetti; The functionality of visuo-spatial imagery in the solution of three-term series problems, John P. Charlton; A comparison of measures of preferred processing style: Method or trait variance?, Gerard J. Fogarty and Lorelle J. Burton; The effects of bizarreness and self-generation on mnemonic imagery, Marsha Ironsmith and John Lutz; The use of visual imagery as a problem-solving tool: Classroom implementation, Thomas Lowrie; The bizarre imagery effect on memory, Calvin Mercer; An analysis of drawing performance based on visually versus verbally generated mental representations, Scott O. Murray and Dare A. Baldwin; Mental imagery and emotional responses to opposing types of music, Victor J. Viser and Thomas F. Gordon



VOLUME 19, 1995

No. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer

Akhter Ahsen’s mythic vision: New Surrealism and narratology — A meeting between myth and history, Lois J. Parker; Creative imagination: Hypnagogia and surrealism, Peter McKellar; Dream-centered dream study: The pursuit of prolucidity, Jerry L. Jennings; Effects of mental imagery on creative perception, Alfredo Campos and Maria Angeles Gonzalez; The effects of variable frequency photo-stimulation goggles on EEG and subjective conscious state, J.N.I. Dieter and Jay A. Weinstein; Visual imagery and the brain: A review, David S. Loverock and Vito Modigliani; Mood inductions for four specific moods: A procedure employing guided imagery vignettes with music, John D. Mayer, Joshua P. Allen and Keith Beauregard; The “entropy” of right hemisphere activity and the restorative capacity of image thinking, Vadim S. Rotenberg and Victor V. Arshavsky; Between- versus within-subjects assessments of image vividness, Jeffrey J. Walczyk



1. Target article — The VVIQ as a psychometric test of individual differences in visual imagery vividness: A critical quantitative review and plea for direction, Stuart J. McKelvie.   2. Open peer commentary by Akhter Ahsen, Francis S. Bellezza, Alfredo Campos, Cesare Cornoldi, Michel Denis, Ernest R. Hilgard, Shinsuke Hishitani, Albert N. Katz, Geir Kaufmann, Robert G. Kunzendorf, David F. Marks, David G. Pearson, Alan Richardson, John T.E. Richardson, Peter W. Sheehan, Judith A. Slee, Benjamin Wallace;   3. Response to Commentaries. The VVIQ and beyond: Vividness and its measurement, Stuart J. McKelvie


VOLUME 18, 1994

No. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer IMAGERY BIBLIOGRAPHY (Theme Issue)

Journal of Mental Imagery, 1977-1991


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

Ahsen’s Image Psychology, Judith Hochman; Enactive imagery: Information processing, emotional responses, and behavioral intentions, Cees Goossens; Age limitations on the efficacy of imagery mnemonic instructions, John T.E. Richardson and Sheila Rossan; The effects of guided imagery on reducing the worry and emotionality components of test anxiety, Marty Sapp; Dream perspective: A research note, Barlow Soper, Gary E. Milford and Gary T. Rosenthal; Hemispheric laterality, imaging ability, and hypnotic susceptibility, Benjamin Wallace and Deanna D. Turosky


VOLUME 17, 1993


I. Imagery paradigm — 1. Introductory remarks on imagery paradigms in psychology, Akhter Ahsen;   2. Imagery paradigm: Imaginative consciousness in the experimental and clinical setting, Akhter Ahsen;   3. Thunder in the tissue box, Akhter Ahsen;   4. Zero ground, Akhter Ahsen;   5. The running stream, Akhter Ahsen;   6. Divided consciousness operations: Vivid and unvivid imagery responses and their analyses, Akhter Ahsen;   7. A commentary on imagery tests, Akhter Ahsen;   8. Dynamics of hemispheric imagery: Vivid and unvivid in mental functioning, Akhter Ahsen;   9. Heartbeat as stimulus for vivid imagery: A report on individual differences and imagery function, Akhter Ahsen;   10. Hot image: An experimental study of enhanced sensory connection to the mental image, with clinical implications, Akhter Ahsen;   11. Slow potentials, TOTE, TOTEM, ISM and neo-dissociation, Akhter Ahsen.    II. Critiques and comments — 12. Imagery: A feminist perspective, Jaqueline Lapa Sussman;   13. The VVIQ: A measure of mental contents, state, or trait?, David F. Marks;   14. Reliability of the Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire across “parental filter” and alternate form, Stuart J. McKelvie;   15. Imagery in the Eidetic Parents Test, Tess E.S. Molteno;   16. The New Structuralism: A discussion, Ernest R. Hilgard.    III. Tests: Appendices — A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

Imagery treatment of alcoholism and drug abuse: A new methodology for treatment and research, Akhter Ahsen; Effects of focused visual imagery on cognition and depression among nursing home residents, Ivo L. Abraham, Marcia M. Neundorfer and Elizabeth A. Terris; The structuralist analysis of dream series, Mark Blagrove; Sex and age differences in visual imagery vividness, Alfredo Campos and Encarnacion Sueiro; Visual imagery and the horizontal-vertical illusion pattern, Aleeza Cerf-Beare; Effects of mental practice on performance of a psychomotor skill, Margaret O’Bryan Doheny; On the construct validity of the SOP scale, Susan E. Heckler, Terry L. Childers and Michael J. Houston; The “three pens” test for autohypnotic hallucinating: Hypnotic virtuosos versus eidetic imagers versus control subjects, Robert G. Kunzendorf; The impoverishment of human experience and eidetic imagination through the manipulation of language: The systematic destruction of language in Orwell’s 1984, Christopher A. Lucca and Jerry L. Jennings; The effect of vividness of imagery on reality monitoring, Roslyn Markham and Lisa Hynes; A test of the relationship between imagery vividness and social desirability across subject selection procedures, Richard Rinaldo and Ronald Okada; Visual versus auditory imagination: Image qualities, perceptual qualities, and memory, Jennifer Stillman and Tiffany Kemp; Imaging ability, hypnotic susceptibility, and responses to imagery-laden words, Benjamin Wallace and Mary W. Persanyi