Topic: Discovery

The journey through aphantasia is one of profound self-discovery, revealing a unique way of thinking that broadens our understanding of the human mind. The realization of aphantasia not only provides fresh insights into the diverse spectrum of cognitive experiences but also challenges long-held beliefs about the nature of imagination and perception. This exploration is an invitation to delve into personal narratives of discovery, where individuals share their journeys of coming to terms with and embracing their aphantasic experiences. It’s also an opportunity to learn about the rediscovery of aphantasia and how it has re-emerged as a topic of interest in contemporary cognitive science.

In July 1963, Alice Grebanier's observation of a total solar eclipse marked a pivotal moment in her life. This event, merging scientific discovery with profound reflections on memory and emotion, showcases how moments of discovery can eclipse the limitations of memory recall in aphantasia.
How do you support someone when they suddenly realize they've been blind their whole life? What about when it's a blindness most of the world has never heard of and many don't believe exists? It's called aphantasia. Let's talk.
Many people dread the “what’s the most interesting thing about you” icebreaker question—but not me. I always have the perfect answer, "I have Aphantasia."
Best-selling author discovers aphantasia. Discover the buzz behind John Green aphantasia discovery and its significance in the community.
A clinical therapist with total aphantasia, mental illness, autism, and other neurodiversities shares her perspectives and strategies.
Do I have aphantasia or hypophantasia? Answering that seemingly simple question can be very confusing. Understanding your imaginative experience is a journey of self-discovery.
First-ever pop culture reference to aphantasia from Space Force on Netflix.
Does aphantasia imply an absence of imagination? Dr. Adam Zeman answers three common questions in discussions of extreme imagination.
on May 24, 2021
Aphantasia may be an imagination extreme but it occurs naturally on a marvellous spectrum of human experiences.
Discovering imagery extremes opens a whole new world with many new and fantastic points of view.
January 29, 2024
I called NHS 111 to ask what the best way to receive a formal Aphantasia diagnosis (it's currently impossible to get a GP appointment) and they said the...
September 25, 2023
My research has recently taken a very interesting turn. And I have ended up in theology. I am currently advocating for those with poor memory (Aphantasia, S...
September 17, 2023
Hoy descubri existen imagenes mentales,hoy me di cuenta que no me hacen efecto las drogas,cannabis, fumo, fumo y solo me quita los dolores, por eso inicie a ...
March 28, 2023
I am completely beside myself!!!! I found out tonight that I have multi symptom aphantasia……. I never knew I was that different yet I always knew. I always k...
March 15, 2023
I chanced upon a radio programme last week about aphantasia and was absolutely gobsmacked to find out that most people can really visualise things!  All thes...
November 25, 2022
Hi, I just discovered I have aphantasia. I have had anxiety problems all my life. A few years ago I started making lifestyle changes to help. At one point I ...
November 25, 2022
Due to a discussion regarding books and the making of films after, my partner said he didn’t like it because the characters weren’t like he Imagi...
November 18, 2022
I just discovered yesterday that I probably have aphantasia. I’m 34 and did not realized that other people can see images in their mind. I assumed they were ...
October 25, 2022
Hi all My name is Hannah Winter, though it is possible that you know who I am from my reddit user id The_BT and creator of the Aphantasia subreddit (over 7 y...
I have aphantasia. I’ve always struggled throughout my life imaging things. All I see is pitch black. That worried me. No matter how hard I try, absolu...
Dr. Adam Zeman joins Tom Ebeyer for a live Ask Me Anything event to answer the community's questions on aphantasia and hyperphantasia.
February 21, 2021
CBC Radio publishes a multimedia docuseries on the discovery of aphantasia and Tom Ebeyer's story building the foundations for a global Aphantasia Network.
December 12, 2019