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Imagery

People use their imaginations many times throughout the day. Although we often think of imagination simply in terms of daydreaming or trying to be creative, conjuring an image is an essential step for much of our general thought processes. Any time you give someone directions or think of what someone looks like, you are using imagery. Although our powers of imagery have limitations, we generally are successful when using these images, and our brain reacts to them much the same as it would to actual stimuli.

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