Imagery and perception look and feel so different. Researchers are just beginning to understand why. Explore some resources on imagery and perception and the possible underlying causes of these differences, from function to neural mechanisms.
Neuroscientist Mac Shine delves into aphantasia—a condition he personally experiences—to challenge conventional views on perception, explore the neuroscience of imagination, and draw unexpected parallels between the cognitive functions of aphantasics and large language models like ChatGPT-4.
August 30, 2023