Alice doesn’t visualize; she conceptualizes. In this article, writer Dustin Grinnell explores how artist and illustrator Alice Coles makes art while having aphantasia. Alice shares tips for how to make art with aphantasia.
What if it were possible to see images in our minds when we're awake just like we do when we dream? A dream turned revelation changed this aphantasic's life forever.
A cat that is both alive and dead. Memories that exist, yet they don't. How the Schrödinger's Box experiment can be interpreted in the context of aphantasia.
A tale of expecting a 45 minute out-patient procedure and instead having a 5-hour surgery, a stroke, peripheral vision deficit and an unnamed loss of visualization. My mind’s eye was simply erased.
Reviewing the results of the day’s experiments in my mind – always verbally and in story form. The memoirs of a scientist who discovered aphantasia and learned to reframe her experience as a gift.
Discovering I have aphantasia was nothing short of a revelation. A story of about how the “penny dropped” unlocking this aphantasic's sense of self.
Do you remember the faces of the people you meet? A story of how a "failed" meeting led to discovering aphantasia.
How is it possible to be an original artist if you can’t envision what you’re trying to create? Up-and-coming artist, Zoe Aguirre shares techniques for creating original artwork with aphantasia.
Nothing like picking peach leaves in an orchard in absolute silence. A dark and deep, poetically-expressed piece on discovering aphantasia.
Does aphantasia help or hinder learning? Many researchers and educational experts simply cannot agree, evidently more systemic research into the phenomenon is needed to reach more substantial conclusions.
VVIQ, one possible predictor for identifying aphantasia
Think of a Horse. No, Really. Close your eyes and think of a horse.
Create your own DIY BR experiment at home to objectively test for aphantasia
You may not be able to rotate objects in your mind, but can you still complete these tasks?
Award-winning author Dustin Grinnell shares tips for writing with aphantasia.
There's no good or bad, right or wrong way to learn something just different.
Give this a shot.. close your eyes and think of someone whom you care deeply about. Make sure…
I always find this question so interesting. For most of my life, I didn’t realize that others were…
Think of a Horse
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