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Aphantasia

by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2017 08:35 AM, last modified Nov 29, 2017 08:35 AM
Inability to "visualize" or form a "mental picture" based on visual sensory information.

Defined as a hypothesized neurological condition where a person does not possess a functioning mind's eye. The term was first suggested in a 2015 study for a specific kind of visual agnosia. The term was coined by the team led by Prof. Adam Zeman of the University of Exeter Medical School.

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