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Object-Spatial Imagery Types of Japanese College Students

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This study investigated the object-spatial imagery types found among Japanese college students. First, we examined the descriptive statistics of the Japanese version of the Object-Spatial Imagery Questionnaire object-spatial imagery scales, which measure respondents’ tendencies with respect to object-spatial imagery types. Although the means of these subscales were lower than those of the original versions, the raw score distributions and gender differences were similar to those obtained using the original version. Additionally, we compared imagery types among students in seven different academic departments. Specifically, the results showed specific patterns of imagery type among students in each department, indicating that the object-spatial imagery type model is applicable to Japanese college students and that individual imagery type data would be helpful for career guidance.

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Kawahara, M. & Matsuoka, K. (2013). Object-Spatial Imagery Types of Japanese College Students. Psychology, 4, 165-168. doi: 10.4236/psych.2013.43024.

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