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The line between memory and imagination?

As someone who’s hyperphatastic, I wonder how often my imagination gets in the way of my true memories. If I am able to creates such intense images in my mind, to the point where they feel real with all of my senses, would you perhaps think that when recalling true memories, my mind adds or removes specific details without my realization?

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How did you first discover you were Aphantasic?

I always find this question so interesting. For most of my life, I didn’t realize that others were actually visualizing their thoughts and memories… I thought it was more as a figure of speech than a literal description of how people were thinking. I had such a hard time wrapping my mind around the idea that visual representations were being created in someone’s “mind’s eye”. I still do, to be honest. How do you understand something that requires it’s experience? It’s almost like trying to explain the colour purple to someone who only sees in black and white… good luck! It was my second year in college when my girlfriend (at the time) opened my eyes. We were talking about a mutual friend we’d just seen, and how she was wearing the same thing she was the last time we saw her a year prior. I was amazed she could

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