Quantifying Aphantasia through drawing: Those without visual imagery show deficits in object but not spatial memory

@article{Bainbridge2019QuantifyingAT,
  title={Quantifying Aphantasia through drawing: Those without visual imagery show deficits in object but not spatial memory},
  author={Wilma A. Bainbridge and Zo{\"e} Pounder and A. Eardley and C. Baker},
  journal={bioRxiv},
  year={2019}
}
Congenital aphantasia is a recently characterized experience defined by the inability to form voluntary visual imagery, in spite of intact semantic memory, recognition memory, and visual perception. Because of this specific deficit to visual imagery, aphantasia serves as an ideal population for probing the nature of representations in visual memory, particularly the interplay of object, spatial, and symbolic information. Here, we conducted a large-scale online study of aphantasics and revealed… Expand
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