Living Without Mental Images: Understanding Aphantasia

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In “What’s Trending”, hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest Dr. Cortina Peters discuss the condition of aphantasia, where individuals lack the ability to create mental images.

The Spectrum of Mental Imagery

Aphantasia exists on one end of a spectrum ranging from no mental images to extremely vivid visualizations (hyperphantasia).

Mind Blindness and Memory

For those with aphantasia, recalling memories might rely more on emotional or verbal cues rather than visual details.

Understanding Aphantasia

New research shows that aphantasia is a real condition that affects the way people process information

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