Psychophysiological correlates of dynamic imagery

by John Williams

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  Because of ubiquitous Internet and devices, the numbers of the Internet users rapidly increase. Internet addiction (IA) is also a fast growing, serious, and unavoidable problem around the world. The fifth version of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders suggested that IA should be studied in a scientific manner, and more related data must be acquired. Emotion was one important. bimanual: (bī-man'yū-ăl), Relating to, or performed by, both hands. [bi- + L. manus, hand]. book, Guided Imagery for Self-Healing, which provides information on more recent developments in the field. Dr. Rossman has a web site of his own, , which also provides a wealth of resources for self help. As I re-read the history part of this monograph I was once again touched to connect with the work and.

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John D. Williams. University of Warwick. Search for more papers by this author. Georgina Rippon. However, no differences were found between imagery and control conditions.

The results confirm the involvement of motor as well as spatial processes in dynamic imagery. Citing Literature. Volume Cited by: Psychophysiological correlates of dynamic imagery - CORE.

Psychophysiological correlates of dynamic imagery (pages ) Author(s): John D. Williams, Georgina Rippon, Barbara M. Stone, John Annett; Published 13 Apr ; DOI: /jtbx; Read full article as HTML; Read full article as PDF. Psychophysiological correlates of dynamic imagery Tools Ideate RDF+XML BibTeX RIOXX2 XML RDF+N-Triples JSON Dublin Core Atom Simple Metadata Refer METS HTML Citation ASCII Citation OpenURL ContextObject EndNote MODS OpenURL ContextObject in Span MPEG DIDL EP3 XML Reference Manager NEEO RDF+N3 Eprints Application Profile OAI-PMH RIOXXCited by: Abstract.

Dynamic imagery refers both to the imaginary transformation of objects and to the imagination of bodily movements. It is hypothesised that dynamic imagery involves both motoric and visuo-spatial representations and to demonstrate that they operate at the cortical level of the brain, subjects' electroencephalograms (EEG) were recorded whilst they performed a variety of dynamic imagery tasks.

A guided imagery methodology was utilised in order to examine the progression of the behaviours over time. Various psychophysiological measures were incorporated to account for the response to personalised imagery presented in four distinct stages.

The stages included setting the scene, approach, incident, and consequence. This book is organized into six parts encompassing 14 chapters, which focus on higher mental processes. This book starts with the historical development of electrical measures of covert processes. The subsequent chapters discuss the mechanism of conditioning of central nervous system, the skeletal musculature, and the autonomic activity.

The external perspective in particular is believed to involve visual or visuo-spatial processes but the internal perspective may be more relevant to both motor processes and kinaesthetic imagery. Psychophysiological correlates of dynamic imagery. Abstract. 0 The British Psychological Society Psychophysiological correlates of dynamic imagery John D.

Williams and Georgina Rippon Universio of Warwick Barbara M. Stone D R A, Centre for Human Sciences, Farnborough, Hunts John Annett* Department o Psychology, Universio of Warwick, Coventy C V 4 7AL, U K f Brain Electrical Activity Maps were recorded from 20 subjects whilst. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title.

CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of. This two-way traffic is symbol- ised by the metaphor of an action-language bridge.

A theory of motor imagery Theories of motor imagery fall into one of two main categories. The first emphasises the 'symbolic' content of the imagery, motor imagery is said to comprise the activa- tion of a central action plan.

Mental imagery is the ability to form perceptual-like representations of objects or events on the basis of information stored in memory.

Motor imagery is often used when the human body is involved. Psychophysiological Correlates of Disgust and Disgust Sensitivity (Yartz & Hawk, ) is greater in response to disgust-eliciting images compared to fear-eliciting images.

The economic impact of society’s efforts to rehabilitate and contain psychopathically disordered individuals can be enormous. Understanding these disorders, developing valid assessment methods and providing safe, effective treatments is therefore of paramount importance.

Reflecting the work of a truly international panel of experts from Europe, North America and Asia, the International 4/5(1). Abstract. The distinction between static and dynamic imagery is familiar to us all at the commonsense level in so far as we are able to imagine not only stationary objects but also action scenes in which objects are in motion or in the process of being rotated or otherwise transformed.

An exploration of physiological correlates of subjective hedonic responses while eating food has practical and theoretical significance. Previous psychophysiological studies have suggested that some physiological measures, including facial electromyography (EMG), may correspond to hedonic responses while viewing food images or drinking liquids.

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Edited By Victor M. Rentel, Samuel A. Corson, Bruce R. Dunn. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 1 November Abstract. In the last few years there have been more active attempts at studying the neurophysiological mechanisms of consciousness and, in particular, alternative states of consciousness that are formed under the conditions of hypnosis, self-hypnosis and mental relaxation (Grawford et al., ; Lebedeva, Dobronravova, ; Sabourin et al., ; Bundzen, Uneståhl, ).

The journal publishes theoretical papers, evaluative reviews of literature, empirical papers, methodological articles, a special reports/fast track section (featuring brief, current papers of special interest), book reviews, meeting announcements, and fellowship opportunities.

The neural correlates of poetry-elicited chills were found to differ from that of music-elicited chills with regard to the exact locations of heightened activity within the reward-related brain regions: the activation peaks for poetry-evoked chills were shifted to the posterior compared to those for music-evoked chills (Blood and Zatorre, "Psychophysiological and Cultural Correlates Undermining a Survivalist Interpretation of Near-Death Experiences" Defended internally generated imagery on to a subject's otherwise veridical reading a book, watching a movie, or [intently] listening to a conversation," and even explicitly characterized absorption as a "capacity to become.

Iaboni F, Douglas V, Ditto B. Psychophysiological response of ADHD children to reward and extinction. Psychophysiology. ; – Jenkinson M, Bannister P, Brady M, Smith S. Improved optimisation for the robust and accurate linear registration and motion correction of brain images. Neuroimage.

; – Psychophysiological Aspects of Reading and Learning jagi No Comments. Psychophysiological Aspects of Reading and Learning. A mental image or mental picture is an experience that, on most occasions, significantly resembles the experience of visually perceiving some object, event, or scene, but occurs when the relevant object, event, or scene is not actually present to the senses.

There are sometimes episodes, particularly on falling asleep (hypnagogic imagery) and waking up (hypnopompic), when the mental imagery. Students will have the opportunity to select from the following courses: Psyc A Psychophysiology (Allen) Overview of the principles, theory, and applications of psychophysiological assessment.

The course provides an introduction to theory and research in major areas of human psychophysiology with a particular emphasis on psychophysiological correlates and physiological substrates of.

Introduction. The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) primarily innervates the smooth musculature of all organs, the heart and the glands, and mediates the neuronal regulation of the internal environment to keep a proper balance, a process in general not under direct voluntary control (Jänig, ).The existence of a relation between psychophysiological states and ANS activity has been widely.

correlates of NDEs suggesting that such experiences are solely products of individuals' minds rather than windows into a transcendental realm.

While current psychophysiological models do not fully explain out-of-body experi ences (OBEs) and NDEs, several psychophysiological correlates. The sequences can be a series of images from different cohorts, or time-series from the same subject.

The current release is designed for the analysis of fMRI, PET, SPECT, EEG and MEG. SPM is made freely available to the [neuro]imaging community, to promote collaboration and a common analysis scheme across laboratories. This volume introduces readers to the theoretical assumptions of psychophysiology as well as the operational details of collecting psychophysiological data.

In addition to discussing specific measures, it includes brief reviews of recent experiments that have used psychophysiological measures to study how the brain processes media.

In a recent systematic review conducted by our team on affective psychophysiological responses to videos stimuli (submitted article), we noted that only one study (Golland et al., ) employed time-dependent measures to assess the declarative components of affective reaction whilst investigating their psychophysiological correlates [i.e., EEG.Books, Theses, Book Chapters Published eBook Chapters Stough C () Psychophysiological Correlates of Dissociation, Handedness and Hemispheric Lateralization.

The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. (5) Ciorciari J., Wood S.R. () Dynamic changes in brain evoked potentially laterality in a visual vigilance Motor imagery is a mental process by which an individual rehearses or simulates a given action.

It is widely used in sport training as mental practice of action, neurological rehabilitation, and has also been employed as a research paradigm in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology to investigate the content and the structure of covert processes (i.e., unconscious) that precede the.