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VOLUME 16, 1992

No. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer |PROLUCID DREAMING (Theme Issue; Akhter Ahsen)

I. Prolucid dreaming — The method of prolucid dreaming, Akhter Ahsen; Prolucid dreaming: A content analysis approach to dreams, Akhter Ahsen.  II. Commentaries by Mark Blagrove, Jayne Gackenbach and Harry T. Hunt, Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr., R.E. Haskell, K.M.T. Hearne, Ernest R. Hilgard, Richard P. Honeck, Irene P. Hoyt, John F. Kihlstrom and Robert Nadon, Colin Martindale and Anne E. Martindale, Peter McKellar, Robert C. Smith.  III. Meta-prolucids — Prolucid perspectives: Alternate physiologies, myths as filters, and essences, Akhter Ahsen


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

Imagery of prayer: A pilot experiment on concepts and content, Akhter Ahsen; Characteristics of the daydreams of deaf women, Susan Anthony and Spencer Gibbins; How can a vivid image be described? Characteristics influencing vividness judgments and the relationship between vividness and memory, C. Cornoldi, R. De Beni, A. Cavedon, G. Mazzoni, F. Giusberti, and F. Marucci; The writer's eye on image: Revising for definition and depth, Kristie S. Fleckenstein; Reported auditory imagery and its relationship with visual imagery, Loftur R. Gissurarson; The role of imagery in the processing of visual and verbal package information, Pamela M. Homer and Sandra G. Gauntt; Beliefs and the activation of mental imagery, Albert N. Katz; Effects of brief instruction in imagery and birth visualization in prenatal education, Christine Korol and Carl von Baeyer; Metamemory for the bizarre, Neal E.A. Kroll, Greta Jaeger, and Rael Dornfest; Esthetics theory: A model for the understanding of dreams and transformational therapy, John R. Means and Claudia J. French; A computer program for the block figure imagery test: A preliminary report, Joseph Rizziello and John Suler; The effect of the distinctiveness of bizarre imagery on immediate and delayed recall, Louise Sharpe and Roslyn Markham; Variability in the assessment of imagery vividness, Benjamin Wallace, Deanna L. Turosky, and Andrzej Kokoszka; Individual difference correlates of reported lucid dreaming frequency and control, Milton Wolpin, Albert Marston, Camilla Randolph, and Ann Clothier


VOLUME 15, 1991

No. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer | IMAGERY & SOCIOLOGY (Theme Issue; Akhter Ahsen) 

I. George Herbert Mead — George Herbert Mead on mental imagery: A neglected nexus for interdisciplinary collaboration with implications for social control, Gloria Count-van Manen; Mead on mental imagery: A complement to Count-van Manen's views, Bernard N. Meltzer; Future directions for mental imagery, Gloria Count-van Manen;  II. Open peer commentary by Akhter Ahsen, Scott Baker and Richard Harvey Brown, Richard P. Boyle, John J. Domont, Gary Alan Fine and Laura Fischer Leighton, Andrea Fontana, David D. Franks, John M. Johnson, Stjepan G. Mestrovic, Gale Miller, Frank W. Putnam, Michael L. Schwalbe, Warren D. TenHouten, Charles W. Tucker, Andrew J. Weigert.  III. Comments on comments — A response to the comments: "Imagery and sociology" as synecdoche, Bernard N. Meltzer; A response to the comments: Images of mental imagery, Gloria Count-van Manen.  IV. Further readings on imagery and sociology — Cultural variations in eidetic imagery and the use of imagery-related techniques in rehabilitation, Gloria Count-van Manen; Drama-imagery processes as socialization: An interdisciplinary perspective, Gloria Count-van Manen; Imagery, drama and transformation, Akhter Ahsen; Reading of image in psychology and literary text, Akhter Ahsen


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

A second report on AA-VVIQ: Role of vivid and unvivid images in consciousness research, Akhter Ahsen; A study of the internal consistency and factor structure of the Verbalizer-Visualizer Questionnaire, Donald L. Boswell and Jeffery A. Pickett; Imagining and faking blindness, Richard A. Bryant, Bernadette C. Bibb, and Kevin M. McConkey; Hallucinations and half-hallucinations: A historical note, D.W. Forrest; Cutting the "Gordonian Knot" using absorption and dream recall, Joseph Glicksohn; A questionnaire and personality study of nightmare sufferers, Keith M.T. Hearne; Effects of visual imagery and familiarity on recall of sayings learned with an imagery mnemonic, Kenneth L. Higbee, Stephen K. Markham, and Steven Crandall; Differential aversive conditioning of an external (visual) and internal (imaginal) CS: Effects of transfer between and within CS modalities, Arnold D. Holzman and Donald J. Levis; Effects of imposed visuals and instructions to image in students of varying ages and cognitive styles, Jane W. James and David M. Moore; Aphorisms and the creative imagination: Lessons in creativity, method, and communication, Jerry L. Jennings; Vividness and control of mental imagery: A psychometric analysis, John F. Kihlstrom, Martha L. Glisky, Mary A. Peterson, Erin M. Harvey, and Patricia M. Rose; Sex differences in the development of visuo-spatial ability in pre-school children, Diane McGuinness and Cindy Morley; The role of context in eidetic imagery, K.P. O'Connor and D. Gareau; Alone together: Collaborative imagery in visual art-making, Helane S. Rosenberg and Yakov M. Epstein; The effects of hypnosis on recall of high and low imagery paired-associated words, Robert T. Smith, Jr. and Kenneth A. Weene; Imaging ability and performance in a proofreading task, Benjamin Wallace


VOLUME 14, 1990


Preface;  1. A memorable foreword;  2. A coauthored article;  3. Bugelski on imagery and psychotherapy;  4. Selected commentaries on Bugelski's article;  5. Bugelski's comments on comments, Akhter Ahsen, H.J. Eysenck, Joseph Wolpe;  6. Behaviorism and beyond behaviorism: Two articles on relevance and irrelevance of imagery research;  7. The two-process neuropsychological model;  8. Image psychology and the empirical method;  9. List of commentaries on "Image psychology and the empirical method";  10. Selected commentaries on "Image psychology and the empirical method" (Triple code ISM: An advance on Paivio, with a note of caution, B.R. Bugelski; Imagery and behaviorism, H.J. Eysenck; Comments on Akhter Ahsen's "Image psychology and the empirical method," E.R. Hilgard);  11. The case of Mrs. Kay: A story on behaviorism;  12. Bugelski-Hilgard statement;  13. Eysenck's response;  14. Scientific misconduct in behaviorist circles: A response to Eysenck's and Skinner's response;  15. Bugelski's response: Misconduct by omission;  16. Open letter to B.F. Skinner: On behaviorists' misconduct in science


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter

AA-VVIQ and imagery paradigm: Vividness and unvividness issue in VVIQ research programs, Akhter Ahsen; A study on the sequencing effect of images, Sheldon R. Baker, Douglas Hill and John Paterson; Mental rotation of solid objects and problem-solving in sighted and blind subjects, Enrico Barolo, Roberto Masini and Alessandro Antonietti; Using the wrong image: An exploration of the adverse effects of imagery on motor performance, Alan J. Budney and Robert L. Woolfolk; Compound after-image durations following pattern and pattern-imagery sequences, Aleeza Cerf-Beare; The advantage of being an habitual visualizer, Barry H. Cohen and Monique Saslona; Imaginative compensatory strategy for story-recall defect, D. Grossi, A. Grasso, A.M. Ciotti, A. Orsini, and L. Trojano; Memory for seen and imagined rotations of alphanumeric characters, Tracey L. Kahan and Marcia K. Johnson; When is imagery used in everyday life? A diary study, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Carol Seger, John R. Pani and Lynn A. Hillger; Models of imagery in sport psychology: A review, Shane M. Murphy; A comparison of novice and experienced dancers' imagery ability, Lynnette Young Overby; Some experimental studies on imagery in Japan, Tadasu Oyama and Shin'ichi Ichikawa; Images of the self in Zen meditation, John Suler


VOLUME 13, 1989

No. 1, Spring

Scientific misconduct in behaviorist circles: A response to Eysenck's and Skinner's response, Akhter Ahsen; Behavior therapy, cognition and the use of imagery, H.J. Eysenck; Commentary on scientific misconduct: Sins of omission, B.R. Bugelski; An imagery and meditation technique in the treatment of psoriasis: A case study using an A-B-A design, Louise Gaston, Jean-Charles Crombez, and Gilles Dupuis; Modeling and mental imagery use by preschool children as a function of age, task type, and instructional set, Larry E. Greeson; Individual differences in the ability to learn and recall with or without imagery mnemonics, Vernon C. Hall, A.B.M.N. Talukder, and Marie Esposito; After-images of eidetic images: A developmental study, Robert G. Kunzendorf; Patterns of imagery in various emotions, Bernard Lyman and Janet C.E. Waters; Factors analysis of the Verbalizer-Visualizer Questionnaire, Robert E. McGrath, W. Brian O'Malley, Jason R. Dura, and Cynthia Beaulieu; Neuro-linguistic programming and hypnotic responding: An empirical evaluation, Jesus Salas, Hans De Groot, and Nicholas P. Spanos


No. 2, Summer

Hyponoia, hypnosis, and the eidetic: The underneath sense of images, impulses and thoughts, Akhter Ahsen; Recall of pictorial enactments and verbal descriptions with verbal and imagery study strategies, Robert E. Gehring and Michael P. Toglia; The structure of subjective experience: Interdependencies along the sleep-wakefulness continuum, Joseph Glicksohn; Stress management: An integration of multidimensional arousal and imagery theories with case study, Gerard L. Hanley and Donna Chinn; The usefulness of studies of imagery experts in imagery research, Shinsuke Hishitani; Performing the light-switch task in lucid dreams: A case study, Kenneth Moss; Imagery, hypnosis, and the creation of subjective contours, Benjamin Wallace, Mary W. Persanyi, and Barbara Gerboc; Instructed human imagining behavior: Effectiveness for producing the Müller-Lyer illusion, Robert G. Watters and Janine M. Scott; Recognition memory and expressive behavioral correlates of self as an imaginal prototype in younger and older men and women, A. Daniel Yarmey


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter | MENTAL IMAGERY ABSTRACTS (Theme Issue)

Journal of Mental Imagery, 1977-1989


VOLUME 12, 1988

No. 1, Spring

Prolucid dreaming: A content analysis approach to dreams, Akhter Ahsen; Severe burn injury: A comparison of relaxation, imagery and biofeedback for pain management, Jeanne Achterberg, Cornelia Kenner, and G. Frank Lawlis; Measuring the temporal characteristics of visual images, Marguerite Cocude and Michel Denis; The effectiveness of imagery as a childbirth preparatory technique, Cheryl Lindberg and G. Frank Lawlis; Mental imagery of fear-related stimuli, John R. Suler and Edward S. Katkin; Taming the critic: The use of imagery with clients who procrastinate, Debra J. White


No. 2, Summer

Hypnagogic and hypnopompic imagery transformations, Akhter Ahsen; The effects of physical practice upon psychophysiological response during mental rehearsal of novice conductors, Evelyn I. Bird and Vietta E. Wilson; Impairment of reality-constructing processes in dream experience, Theo DeWitt; The inner healer: Imagery for coping with cancer and its therapy, Neil Anthony Fiore; Sex differences in daydreaming behavior, Joel Goldstein and David Baskin; The cognitive demands of imagining and perceiving: Implications for using imagery in therapy, Gerard L. Hanley; Book Review, The experiential dimension of psychology 


No. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter | IMAGERY & UNVIVIDNESS PARADOX (Theme Issue)

Imagery, unvividness paradox, and the paradigm of control, Akhter Ahsen; What does the vividness of an image tell us about the value of imagery?, Ian Begg; Unvivid imagery in vivid reproduction, Seiro Kitamura; Imagery, personality and emotional response, Barbara E. Kovach; Vivid images, eidetic images and hallucinations: "Unvivid" differences, Robert G. Kunzendorf; Sex differences in vividness of visual imagery under eyes open and eyes closed conditions, Renu Narchal and K.D. Broota; Vividness, vagueness and the quantification of visualizing, Daniel Reisberg and Friderike Heuer; What is the question?, Alan Richardson; Vividness and unvividness: Reliability, consistency, and validity of subjective imagery ratings, John T.E. Richardson; Vividness as a descriptor and index of imagery, Judith A. Slee; Vividness-unvividness effects in print advertising: An experimental investigation, Gary L. Sullivan and M. Carole Macklin; The effect of visual versus auditory imagery on vividness and memory, Robert J. Tracy, Linda Surak Roesner, and Renee Neas Kovac; The relationship between imagery vividness ratings and imagery accuracy, Jeffrey J. Walczyk and Vernon C. Hall; Imaging ability, visual search strategies and the unvividness paradox, Benjamin Wallace