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Intentionally making ourselves remember things that never happened

If I understood correctly, you are talking about "false memories" in the context of the following definition in (Johnson, M. K., 2001) "A false memory is a mental experience that is mistakenly ...
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How does the brain structure 3D visual data?

This question cannot be answered in the form in which you asked it both because of the limits of current neuroscientific theories and methodologies when it comes to determining the structures of ...
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What is forward masking

Visual masking has quite a few variations, and the source you've linked is by far the worst explanation I've seen. In forward masking an early stimuli takes hold over consciousness (resulting in top-...
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Importance of colors in learning process?

You asked for an article that discusses the latest discoveries about how visualization, specially colors and moving images are important in the process of learning....It would be nice to know about ...
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Is aphantasia an inability to record memories, or an inability to recall memories?

It is neither: Aphantasia is the inability to voluntarily create mental images in one's mind. How this relates to visual memory is still under investigation, as is most everything about aphantasia, ...
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Kinetic synesthesia evoked by abstract thoughts?

Short answer No. Background The definition of synesthesia is generally as follows: ... a perceptual condition of mixed sensations: a stimulus in one sensory modality (e.g., hearing) involuntarily ...
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Is there terminology for perceptual illusions at the moment that figure-ground reversal occurs?

There are many such illusions. It mostly belongs to pattern-recognition and gestalt psychology. From German it means "shape", "form", "essence". To answer your question, I think, here there are ...
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Near-dream states producing closed-eye visual rendering of the environment

It would seem like what you are experiencing is eidetic memory (Eidetikos) and/or Hypnogogia. Reasons as to how and why this may occur are still being studied. Consider the following here: https://www....
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Exact Medical situation name for Guided Meditation/Visualization to "Re-live a moment"

Before I give the answer to your question, I must point out that pursuits into recalling past events through hypnosis etc. can lead to mixed results. You can be lucky and gain true insight into a ...
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How can visual thinking be avoided?

Short answer In normally sighted people visual thinking is the dominant mode of thinking and may be intimately associated even with verbal thinking and hence difficult to root out completely. ...
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Do pictures help young children read (understand meaning) better or does it give them a delayed sense of imagination when decoding information?

I wrote Vexed Texts a long time ago. Since then I have asked the same question and found no research on it, so I did my own research as my doctoral thesis. You can find the results if you want to in ...
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