Topic: Spatial Imagery

Spatial imagery is a sub-type of mental imagery and refers to the ability to manipulate and locate objects in space. While people with aphantasia may have difficulty with visualizing objects, they seem to have higher spatial accuracy. Resources available for further reading.

How do you draw from memory if you can't form mental pictures? Evidently, you don’t need to “see” with the mind’s eye to carry-out these tasks.
You may not be able to create images in your mind, but can you complete these mental rotation tasks?
I read many comments that ascribe certain characteristics to aphantasia – often contradicting comments in other posts (e.g. someone said they are able ...
Hi friends! I’m sure we’ve all had this experience, but here’s mine: In grade 5, my teacher asked the class to picture a green field and bright blue sky. Whe...
July 8, 2021
I get lost all the time and find it hard to follow directions, is this something that other people with Aphantasia also experience?
Wilma Bainbridge shares insight into how we can use drawings to uncover what's inside the memory of people with aphantasia in this presentation from the 2021 Extreme Imagination Conference.
October 23, 2021