The mental imagery involved with pianistic tactilia is not related to the striking of individual keys but rather to the rites of passage between notes.— Glenn Gould
Unbelievable Mental Imagery quotations
From time to time, from the endless flow of our mental imagery, there emerges unexpectedly something that, vague though it may be, seems to carry the promise of a form, a meaning, and, more important, an irresistible poetic charge.
Imagery is not past but present. It rests with what we call our mental processes to place these images in a temporal order.
One of the problems with studies that examine the effects of violent imagery is that they typically use mentally healthy psychology students. If you want to do a meaningful study, show movies like Body Double and Copycat to a group of sexual psychopaths the day before you release them.
The power of imagination is incredible.
Often we see athletes achieving unbelievable results and wonder how they did it. One of the tools they use is visualization or mental imagery… they made the choice to create their destinies and visualized their achievements before they ultimately succeeded.
Change your mental imagery, and the feelings will take care of themselves.
The use of mental imagery is one of the strongest and most effective strategies for making something happen for you.
When I multiply numbers together, I see two shapes.
The image starts to change and evolve, and a third shape emerges. That's the answer. It's mental imagery. It's like maths without having to think.
In sport, mental imagery is used primarily to help you get the best out of yourself in training and competition. The developing athletes who make the fastest progress and those who ultimately become their best make extensive use of mental imagery. They use it daily as a means of directing what will happen in training, and as a way of pre-experiencing their best competition performances.