Tag: Aphantasia

  • 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: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2023/01/16/how-should-we-think-about-our-different-styles-of-thinking

  • 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 https://www.bbc.com/news/health-34039054

  • 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 https://www.bbc.com/news/health-47830256…