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Old 06-24-2015, 06:17 PM   #972
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Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

Here's a new one for the Disadvantage list, along with Innumerate, Illiterate, and Non-Iconographic: aphantasia, the inability to picture things in one's mind. Sufferers can react to images just fine -- they can recognize faces, for example, and identify colors. They just can't picture anything; brain scans show certain regions lack activity during attempts at visualization exercises.
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