Theme: Strategies

Navigate the world of image-free thinking with our Strategies section at Aphantasia Network. Here, you’ll find articles detailing how individuals with aphantasia create, tackle problems, meditate, and more, without mental imagery. Do you have a unique approach or method that’s worked for you? Discover how you can share and publish your strategy and help fellow aphantasics unlock new avenues of thought and action.

The concept of 'tokens' and 'types' helped me understand how we think differently: visualizers use specific imagery, while aphantasics excel in abstract thinking.
How do you stay motivated to achieve your goals if you can't visualize them? Discover alternative motivational strategies without visualization.
How can one explain the experience of visualization to someone who has never experienced it? Enter the afterimage apple illusion.
Visualize (picture, imagine, whatever you want to call it) a ball on a table. Now, imagine someone walks up to the table and gives the ball a push. What happens to the ball?
Memory is tricky whether you have aphantasia or not. Here are some strategies you can use to learn and remember.
A psychology practitioner begins to bridge the gap between practitioner and client in relation to aphantasia.
Many easy ways to meditate without a mind’s eye. Next time you find yourself frustrated by the inability to visualize in meditation, give some of these alternatives a try.
When I learned about aphantasia I began to wonder... How might the vividness of our individual imaginations impact our design process?
What do typical visualizers experience? How does my imaginative experience compare? Designer Melanie Scheer introduces a new way to visualize the visual imagination spectrum.
Artists, writers, illustrators, photographers and all people who work with their creative impulses are not limited by their aphantasia.