bn:00047140n
Noun Concept
Categories: Imagination, Cognitive modeling, Contemporary philosophy, Metaphysics of mind, Ontology
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mental representation  representation  internal representation  cognitive representation  Conceive an idea
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A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image WordNet 3.0
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A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A mental representation, in philosophy of mind, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science, is a hypothetical internal cognitive symbol that represents external reality, or else a mental process that makes use of such a symbol: "a formal system for making explicit certain entities or types of information, together with a specification of how the system does this". Wikipedia
Hypothetical internal cognitive symbol that represents external reality Wikidata
A figure, image or idea that substitutes reality. Wiktionary
Figure, image or idea that substitutes reality. Wiktionary (translation)