The Central Place of Imagery in Human Functioning

  • Eric Klinger


This paper presents three broad propositions regarding imagery. First, imagery partakes of processes central to human functioning. Second, control over imagery constitutes control over a large part of a person’s total psychic apparatus. Third, intervention methods based on imagery therefore have great power. The paper is not intended as a comprehensive or critical review but rather as a broad overview intended to highlight the argument.


Human Functioning Central Place Mental Practice McCollough Effect Mental Rehearsal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Klinger
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  1. 1.University of MinnesotaMorrisUSA

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