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Most people can readily conjure images inside their head - known as their mind's eye. But what if you can't? An exploration into the "mind's eye" metaphor.
Nothing like picking peach leaves in an orchard in absolute silence. A dark and deep, poetically-expressed piece on discovering aphantasia.
Alice doesn’t visualize; she conceptualizes. In this article, writer Dustin Grinnell explores how artist and illustrator Alice Coles makes art while having aphantasia. Alice shares tips for how to make art with aphantasia.
A tale of expecting a 45 minute out-patient procedure and instead having a 5-hour surgery, a stroke, peripheral vision deficit and an unnamed loss of visualization. My mind’s eye was simply erased.
Think of a song. Allow it to play in your mind. Can you hear that? Thoughts, perceptions and insights on the mind's ear.
If you can’t visualize mentally, how can you write? As an award-winning author with aphanasia, Dustin Grinnell is faced with this question often. His answer? Write by patchwork.
VVIQ is the go-to psychometric instrument for measuring individual differences in visual imagery, and is often used as one possible predictor for identifying aphantasia.
You may not be able to rotate objects in your mind, but can you still complete mental rotation tasks? The results of these scientific experiments with aphantasics might surprise you.
How many times have you heard a sentence start with "Imagine that?" Well, some people can’t imagine. Literally. A concept the majority of people will find quite far removed from their ordinary thought process.
How do you describe aphantasia to people who just don't get it? Founder of The Aphantasia Network, Tom Ebeyer often gets asked this question. His answer? Think of a Horse.