Oh this table in a study I’m reading is amazing: Where was this years ago? [oh they didn’t do it yet] Table 1. Areas of Concern Underlying the Processes Associated With Imagination. 1 Counterfactual thinking 2 Future-oriented thinking 3 Multimodality of representations 4 Expressive Imagination: Creating stories using disparate items 5 Pretend play: Pretend to be someone else 6 Metaphorical and exemplary association 7 Pretend play: Pretend to be in a different world 8 Ability of pattern detection 9 Empathy 10 Ability to discover the ‘‘gist’’ of things; nonlinguistic thinking 11 Mechanical ability 12 Absorption 13 Dreams 14 Algorithmic versus Heuristic 15 Sensitivity to temporal changes 16 Sensitivity to imaginative situations 17 Openness to experience 18 Rich interior life, maintained representations 19 Instrumental imagination: Coming up with and selecting from multiple possibilities 20 Expressive imagination: Exploring experiential possibilities 21 Affective motivation for imaginative behavior 22 Freudian/primary process thinking 23 Ability to take risks 24 Degree of conventionality and conformity 25 Comfort with ambiguity and indetermination

Oh this table in a study I’m reading is amazing: Where was this years ago? [oh they didn’t do it yet]
Table 1. Areas of Concern Underlying the Processes Associated With Imagination.
1 Counterfactual thinking
2 Future-oriented thinking
3 Multimodality of representations
4 Expressive Imagination: Creating stories using disparate items
5 Pretend play: Pretend to be someone else
6 Metaphorical and exemplary association
7 Pretend play: Pretend to be in a different world
8 Ability of pattern detection
9 Empathy
10 Ability to discover the ‘‘gist’’ of things; nonlinguistic thinking
11 Mechanical ability
12 Absorption
13 Dreams
14 Algorithmic versus Heuristic
15 Sensitivity to temporal changes
16 Sensitivity to imaginative situations
17 Openness to experience
18 Rich interior life, maintained representations
19 Instrumental imagination: Coming up with and selecting from multiple possibilities
20 Expressive imagination: Exploring experiential possibilities
21 Affective motivation for imaginative behavior
22 Freudian/primary process thinking
23 Ability to take risks
24 Degree of conventionality and conformity
25 Comfort with ambiguity and indetermination

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