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16:54 Dec 2, 2019
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Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Psychology
English term or phrase: aphantasia
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
The inability to form mental images of real or imaginary people, places, or things.

Example sentence(s):
  • The former president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios says he has a "blind mind's eye". Ed Catmull, 74, has the condition aphantasia, in which people cannot visualise mental images at all. And in a surprising survey of his former employees, so do some of the world's best animators. BBC
  • Aphantasia, a term coined by Adam Zeman, a neurologist and professor of cognitive and behavioural neurology at Exeter University Medical School, describes people who are unable to visualise. It affects some 2 to 3 per cent of the population, or around 2million people in the UK. Daily Mail
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Definition from כתבה על הנושא "אפנטזיה:
האנשים שלא יכולים לראות דימויים ולחשוב באופן חזותי
חוקרים גילו באמצעות סריקות מוח שיש אנשים שלא יכולים להעלות תמונות בתודעתם ולראות דימויים בעיני רוחם. הם נתנו לבעיה הזאת שם: אפנטזיה

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  • הוא סובל מאפנטזיה, הפרעה בה הוא אינו יכול להעלות דימוי או לחשוב באופן חזותי בתודעתו. - אתר עיתון הארץ  
Omri Ofek Luzon
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