Mental rotation is a cognitive process during which a two-dimensional or three-dimensional object is imaginatively formed and rotated. The operation requires the ability to make perceptual judgments and determine whether the object is identical to or the mirror image of another object. Roger Shepard and Jacqueline Metzler are credited with introducing the concept into cognitive science in 1971. Their conclusions that analog representations are used in processing visual information challenged... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 1p.