By Jon E. Roeckelein
This volume on imagery includes more than 3,500 citations and references pertaining to the topic, as well as more than 400 recent annotated entries in a bibliographic section, culled from some 133,000 studies on this topic that have appeared in literature. Tracing the lineage and evolution of the concept of image and imagery in psychology, this work includes definitions and domains of the terms, early and modern perspectives, theoretical aspects, applications and functions. An emphasis is placed on a traditionalist and experimental/empirical approach to understanding imagery in psychology. This work is a historical background source, as well as a state-of-the-art reference.