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S02e09 Implications of Neurodiversities, Montessori and Metaphors Free Range Thinking – A Neurodiversity Podcast

Greeeetings Friends! We start with a short and graphic πŸ˜‰ description of what is going on on the feline side of Sharon's household Alex shares a slightly dark story. The Story is about how a Neurodiversity like Aphantasia theoretically could lead to really bad implications. Especially for rehabilitation in Prison. How Montessori Teachers are trained in recognizing the neurodiverse skills in Sensitive Periods We should get a Montessori Teacher on the show. If you know somebody – please let us know: Montessori in School Reading with ADHD and reading to each other and: Reading to each other Goodreads Account Sharon's segway into **Metaphors** Writing Prose Alex got a Typewriter – Olivetti Lettera 32 Book Wonderworks by Angus Fletcher Yes and, we have SO MANY more opportunities for telling us anecdotes, metaphors, stories when stories can be annoying when they are overused Storytelling Bootcamp Not training the Tiktok Algorithm Digital Garden Metaphor Building Metaphor Tools how to write out the best metaphors to keep us interested Excessorize me drawings πŸ™‚ Temple Grandin who has aphantasia and got read a lot of books to you as a child – let us know your experience aaaaand: all you engineers and technical people out there: how are you working with metaphors and stories? Don't explain something to ALex like he is 5 years old πŸ™‚ Islands of knowledge Quantum physics and Exotic sicknesses like in HOUSE MD. imagine an auditorial learner with a blocked ear and forced to learn visually
  1. S02e09 Implications of Neurodiversities, Montessori and Metaphors
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  • Especially Leaders should be aware and open about their neurodivergent features

    The by the HBR article is very interesting – although it is talking about flaws instead of feats or skills. The languaging is SO important in this context

  • Different styles of thinking

    The author of this New Yorker article needs to talk to think. Other people talk in their heads until they open their mouth (like me) others again have lots of picture or even movies in their thoughts. And there is so much more:

  • Hyperphantasia and Aphantasia

    We talk a lot about those two superskills because I am on the Aphantasia side of the spectrum and Sharon on the opposite site: The hyperphantasia one with a vividly seeing mind’s eye. This BBC article describes both very well

  • More calming coziness for our brains

    YouTube is auch a Great Tool to get in certain state of minds. If I need some inspiration or support my cozy study room athmosphere , I love to dive into some Hogwarts Gryffindor room sounds: I put together a playlist with different sound ambiences in our Free Range Thinking YouTube Channel

  • What a beautiful website

    You have to try that!

  • Aphantasia and creativity at Pixar and Disney

    The former CEO of Pixar, Ed Catmull has Aphantasia and still was able to become one of the greatest animators and inventors of characters. He even realized that lots of Pixar’s animators and character designers are aphantasts. Two interesting articles about him and Glen Keane l, the inventor of Ariel the mermaid at Disney […]

  • Two Introductions to Obsidian

    We talked about this wonderful tool in our Episode 2 of Season 2. A short intro tutorial by Nicole van der Hoeven And this 2 Hour Second Brain Course by Dabi

  • Whoop Whoop! We have a YouTube Channel πŸ™‚

    Here we post short (2-10 minutes) and REALLY short (60 second) clips from our conversations πŸ™‚ See it as our long running best-of album πŸ™‚

  • New Episode – new Season of the podcast!

    YAAAY! and we are live! Here is our first Episode of the second season of the Free Range Thinkin Podcast! πŸ˜€ Click to get to the Player over at It is about our new publishing rhythm, about experiments with ChatGPT and how to finish things with (adult) ADHD:

  • Hybrid Humans CafΓ© – Every 1st and 3rd Friday

    Sharon and Saskia invite you into a Zoomroom with lots of interesting conversations and French pastry πŸ™‚ The usual link isβ˜•οΈπŸ° Hybrid Humans CafΓ©!

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