When the mind is dark, making art is a thrilling way to see | Curio

When the mind is dark, making art is a thrilling way to see

13 mins | Apr 17, 2021

There's a hidden beauty in not being able to visualise. Many levels of ability exist when it comes to the mind’s eye; whilst some people can envision childhood stomping grounds, others don’t see anything at all. Neurology professor 

Adam Zeman examines the phenomenon of 'aphantasia': not being able to use your mind's eye can hold many advantages, and even though it does have drawbacks, it is linked to high achievement allowing those it affects to see the world in a profound way that many of us can’t.

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