What is vividness?

  • (noun): Chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vividness of hue.
    Synonyms: saturation, chroma, intensity
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on vividness:

Autobiographical Memory - Accuracy - Vividness
... The vividness of the memory can increase one’s belief in the veracity of the memory, though not as strongly as spatial context ... of 9/11 and everyday memories deteriorated over time however, reported vividness, recollection and belief in accuracy of flashbulb memories remained high ...
Auditory Imagery - Image Perception - Difference in Vividness
... The difference in vividness from person to person can be an important neuronal correlation of sensory processes and higher-order cognition ... The Bucknell Auditory Imagery Score assesses the vividness of a person’s auditory imagery and was shown to correlate directly with the neuronal activity of the superior temporal gyrus as well as ... training does not produce an improvement in the vividness of auditory images however data showing if vividness can be improved or a circuit dedicated to vividness has shown ...
Vividness Of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ) - Validation of The VVIQ
... For example, Marks (1973) reported that high vividness scores correlate with the accuracy of recall of coloured photographs ... task to determine whether participants with low and high vividness scores on the VVIQ2 showed any performance differences ... (2006) found that high vividness participants were significantly more accurate at detecting salient changes to pictures compared to low vividness participants ...
Vividness Of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ)
... The Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ) was developed in 1973 by the British psychologist David Marks (Marks, 1973) ... The vividness of the image is rated along a 5-point scale ... has been widely used as a measure of individual differences in vividness of visual imagery ...
Misleading Vividness
... Misleading vividness is a term that can be applied to anecdotal evidence describing an occurrence, even if it is an exceptional occurrence, with sufficient detail to permit hasty generalizations about the ... Although misleading vividness does little to support an argument logically, it can have a very strong psychological effect because of a cognitive heuristic called the availability heuristic ...

More definitions of "vividness":

  • (noun): Interest and variety and intensity.
    Synonyms: color, colour