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

@article{Bainbridge2021QuantifyingAT,
  title={Quantifying aphantasia through drawing: Those without visual imagery show deficits in object but not spatial memory},
  author={Wilma A. Bainbridge and Zoe Pounder and A. Eardley and C. Baker},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2021},
  volume={135},
  pages={159-172}
}
Congenital aphantasia is a recently characterized variation of experience defined by the inability to form voluntary visual imagery, in individuals who are otherwise high performing. Because of this specific deficit to visual imagery, individuals with aphantasia serve as an ideal group 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 aphantasia and revealed a… Expand
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