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BBC - Aphantasia: A life without mental images 2 years 1 month ago #3

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Close your eyes and imagine walking along a sandy beach and then gazing over the horizon as the Sun rises. How clear is the image that springs to mind?

Most people can readily conjure images inside their head - known as their mind's eye.

But this year scientists have described a condition, aphantasia, in which some people are unable to visualise mental images.

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I think this article has done so much good, without it, we wouldn't be here today. I hope maybe the BBC will do a follow up to show the good it has done in brining people together.

Before the article was published, non imagers didn't have a unified voice, a way of finding each other, but now, a journey can start.
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