data_dictionary_RID: Martindale's Regressive Imagery Dictionary (RID)

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The English Regressive Imagery Dictionary (RID) consists of about 3,150 words and roots assigned to 29 categories of primary process cognition, 7 categories of secondary process cognition, and 7 categories of emotions, designed by Martindale (1975, 1990) to measure primordial vs. conceptual thinking.




The dictionary has three levels of nesting, and forms 43 keys in total and a total of 3,150 values.


Martindale, C. (1975). Romantic Progression: The Psychology of Literary History. Washington, D.C.: Hemisphere.

Martindale, C. (1990). The Clockwork Muse: The Predictability of Artistic Change. New York: Basic Books.

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