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Old 06-29-2015, 12:50 PM   #976
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Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

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Originally Posted by malloyd View Post
This hasn't always been obvious?

There are lots of people who obviously have vastly more mental visualization ability that I do (for example all the ones that say their dreams are mostly visual, or that see pictures of things they are reading). And when you have a range, that some people have zero surely isn't unexpected.
I not a very visual person at all, but the idea that people can be functional without any ability to visualize objects or people would never have occurred to me. I still think it strangely fascinating how specific aphasia can be, such that one can retain the ability to write but not read, for example.
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