Reflections on aphantasia

  title={Reflections on aphantasia},
  author={A. Zeman and Michaela Dewar and S. Sala},
We recently coined the term ‘aphantasia’ to describe the experience of people who lack a ‘mind's eye’ (Zeman, Dewar, & Della Sala, 2015), highlighting the features of lifelong aphantasia in a group of 21 individuals who had contacted us after reading a popular account of a related paper (Zeman et al., 2010) by Carl Zimmer in the science magazine Discover (Zimmer, 2010). Several consistent characteristics emerged: most participants discovered in their ‘teens or twenties, to their surprise, that… Expand
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