Validating Iconic Memory According to the Phenomenological and Ecological Criticisms

현상학적, 생태학적 비판에 기초한 영상기억의 타당성

  • Received : 2019.12.02
  • Accepted : 2019.12.02
  • Published : 2019.12.30


Since last several decades, iconic memory has been accepted theoretically valid for its role of the first storage mechanism in visual memory process. However, there have been relatively less interests in iconic memory among researchers than their interests in visual short- and long-term memory. Such little interests seem to arise from a lack of detailed understandings of theories and methodologies about iconic memory and visual persistence. This study aimed to achieve the understandings by reviewing theories and empirical studies of iconic memory and visual persistence. The study further discussed future direction of iconic memory research according to the essential aspects of phenomenological and ecological criticisms against the validity of iconic memory.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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