Imagery, Imagination, & Consciousness
Web sites of academic peer review journals that particularly cover imagination, imagery and
(Please email me any other links that you think should be here - N.J.T.T.)
Cognition and Personality is a print journal devoted to the scientific
study of imagery, imagination and related topics. Tends to focus more on individual
differences, emotion, and psychodynamic and developmental issues, rather than
the cognitive science of imagery. Abstracts
of published articles are now available for free online (full text with subscription).
- The Journal
of Mental Imagery carries both empirical and theoretical articles on
the psychology of imagery, but for the most part seems more oriented toward psychotherapy
(and particularly the techniques pioneered by proprietor/editor Akhter Ahsen)
than experimental psychology or cognitive science.
- The Journal
of Consciousness Studies publishes many high quality articles, and
has a lot of useful material at its site, including the full text of selected
is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed e-journal on consciousness. All articles
are freely available online. Home page also gives access to moderated mailing
lists/news groups on consciousness, plus useful links.
Journal of Imagination in Language Learning is a publication aimed
at language teachers (K-12 through college). Full text is made freely available
online one year after publication in print.
and Cognition is a cognitively oriented psychology journal that occasionally
publishes articles on mental imagery. It also occasionally publishes philosophical
work on consciousness. Article abstracts are freely available online but (apart
from occasional freebies) full text access requires a subscription.
Journal of Mind and Behavior often publishes psychological and philosophical
work on consciousness and related topics.
Literature and the Arts is an online journal (full text freely available)
that aims to provide a forum for work relating the arts and literature to the
contemporary study of consciousness in disciplines such as philosophy, cognitive
science, psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and physics.
- Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity is a peer reviewed
online journal that allows open access to its contents after free registration.
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