Steven Levithan

I’m a multisensory aphantasic who worked in tech for 17 years — in Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Tokyo, and Baghdad — and have coauthored two programming books. These days I’m a nomad and exploring new interests like teaching, writing, art, and language. I write about my experiences and interests at Life After Tech.
My journey understanding the cognitive profiles of aphantasia and hyperphantasia started when I learned at age 30 that most of you have a superpower I don’t.
June 13, 2021
My girlfriend has hyperphantasia for all mental senses. It blew my mind when I learned some time ago she can accurately taste in her mind what a dish will ta...