Vividness of Movement Imagery Questionnaire (VMIQ)

The VMIQ is a widely used self-report measure of movement imagery. Originally published in 1986, it uses the same conceptual framework as the VVIQ. The VMIQ was constructed together with my PhD student, Anne Isaac, at the University of Otago, New Zealand, in collaboration with David G Russell. I post here the first page ofContinue reading “Vividness of Movement Imagery Questionnaire (VMIQ)”

Mental Imagery, Creativity and Planetary Survival

This post discusses one of the foundations of human creativity – mental imagery – and its role in human and planetary survival. The post is based on a Keynote Presentation I gave to the Japanese Imagery Association, University of Sapporo, Japan, in August, 2010. Mental imagery – seeing in the “mind’s eye” – can beContinue reading “Mental Imagery, Creativity and Planetary Survival”

VVIQ: Beware of imitations

A ‘Rolex watch’ sold in a street market is unlikely to be genuine. One avoids an imitator version passed off as the real thing. The VVIQ is a well-known instrument for the investigation of visual imagery vividness. The instrument has been used in multiple published investigations. Recently an alternative version of the VVIQ has appearedContinue reading “VVIQ: Beware of imitations”

Vividness, Consciousness, and Mental Imagery: Making the Missing Links across Disciplines and Methods

Guest Editor: Amedeo D’Angiulli https://www.mdpi.com/journal/brainsci/special_issues/Vividness_Consciousness_Imagery All articles can be accessed freely online. Marks, D.F. I Am Conscious, Therefore, I Am: Imagery, Affect, Action, and a General Theory of Behavior. Brain Sci. 2019, 9(5), 107; https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9050107. Views: 2082, Downloads: 1277, Citations: 2, Altmetrics: 2 https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3425/9/5/107 Lefebvre, E.; D’Angiulli, A. Imagery-Mediated Verbal Learning Depends on Vividness–Familiarity Interactions:Continue reading “Vividness, Consciousness, and Mental Imagery: Making the Missing Links across Disciplines and Methods”

Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ)

  What is the VVIQ?   The VVIQ is a self-report measure of the clarity and liveliness of visual imagery and, in so doing, aims to evoke images that vary in vividness, ambiance, and feeling as well. The instructions state the following:   “Visual imagery refers to the ability to visualize, that is, the abilityContinue reading “Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ)”