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Aphantasia linked to lack of motivation?

Do aphantasics find it more difficult to motivate themselves and see things through? Especially when it comes to long-term goals, such as losing weight or completing a PhD…? Many people have a vision in their mind of their future selves, when working towards a goal. A lot of high achievers cite vision as enabling them to focus on their end goals and reach success. As an aphantasic, or poor visualiser, this strategy is not possible. Does this inability to picture the future hamper motivation levels and productivity and goal achievement? I have very weak imagery skills, and am beginning to suspect there may be a link….would be very interested to know what others think!

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