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.
Nothing like picking peach leaves in an orchard in absolute silence. A dark and deep, poetically-expressed piece on discovering aphantasia.
Think of a song. Allow it to play in your mind. Can you hear that? Thoughts, perceptions and insights on the mind's ear.
Most people can readily conjure images inside their head - known as their mind's eye. But what if you can't? An exploration into the "mind's eye" metaphor.
Having a blind mind’s eye can impact creativity in ways you don't even realize until you discover the truth about aphantasia. A piece on discovering aphantasia and its impact on the creative process.
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