The strength of a person’s mental imagery is linked to the excitability of different brain regions. Exactly how this network controls the strength of visual imagery remains unknown.
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Insights into the neural mechanisms that underlie visual imagery, how imagery can be objectively and reliably measured, and how it affects general cognition.
Study of aphantasics (n=22) designed to test how image-based thoughts might amplify emotion. Participants read a series of fictitious fearful scenarios while their skin conductance level (SCL) was continuously recorded.