Theme: Stories

Aphantasia is not something I have; it is something I am.
From guided imagery to imagined athletic practices, are aphantasics disadvantaged because they lack a mind’s eye?
A clinical therapist with total aphantasia, mental illness, autism, and other neurodiversities shares her perspectives and strategies.
I have aphantasia. Do my siblings have it? What about my parents? Is aphantasia hereditary?
When your life has been filled with trauma, you have to wonder: could aphantasia and SDAM be the source of the trauma, or could they be the means of healing?
A personal journey of exploring the nature of visualization, its importance and spiritual significance, and what can be learned from it.
I achieved something I had never done before as a visual artist with aphantasia. How I “imagined” light in a dark cave with no mind’s eye.
Sex and aphantasia can be a tricky business. As an aphantasic, I couldn't picture the person of my desire, so relied on the mental equivalent of text files.
What if instead of asking what the aphantasic brain can't do, we asked what is it built to do? Jim, a dad with a mind's eye, discovers four of his six children have aphantasia.
On rare occasions in the morning, between sleep and awake, when the images from my dreams float behind my eyes, that’s when I revel in what it must be like to “see” imagery.