Levels of Imagery and Visual Expression

  • Vija B. Lusebrink


Images are defined as “transient, perceptlike representations that exist in short term memory” (Kosslyn, 1988, p. 319). Visual expression is imagelike representation created in an external medium with its own qualities influencing these representations. Both imagery and visual expression are multileveled and constructed over a period of time, although means of construction differ and so does time required.


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  • Vija B. Lusebrink
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  1. 1.Expressive Therapies DepartmentUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

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