Related links

Prof Adam Zeman’s work on ‘blind imagination’ and ‘aphantasia’:

CBC Radio

The Doc Project – Can you picture things in your head? Well, this guy can’t

New Scientist

Inside the Mind’s Eye

BBC News

Aphantasia: Ex-Pixar chief Ed Catmull says ‘my mind’s eye is blind’

BBC Radio 4 All in the Mind

Listen to the programme

BBC The One Show

Watch the programme – feature starts at 23.20

BBC Focus article on aphantasia

Read the article

Not Exactly Rocket Science

Listen to the podcast

ABC – ‘All in the Mind’

Hear ‘The Mind’s Eye’

Scientific American – ‘When the Mind’s Eye Is Blind’

Read Anna Clemen’s article

BBC News – ‘Aphantasia: ‘I can’t visualise my own children”

Read the BBC article

BBC News – ‘Aphantasia: A life without mental images’

Watch the video – BBC News

Read the BBC article

BBC Digital Human – ‘Imagine’

Discussion in BBC’s Digital Human episode ‘Imagine’

BBC Radio 3 – ‘Between the Ears’

The Mind’s Eye – BBC Radio 3 ‘Between the Ears’ programme

Discover Magazine – ‘The Brain: Look Deep Into the Mind’s Eye’

Read the Discover Magazine article

Le Monde – ‘Le cas étrange des aveugles de l’imagination, Pierre Barthélémy’

Le Monde

New York Times – ‘Picture This? Some Just Can’t’

Carl Zimmer in The New York Times

New Scientist – ‘Blind in the Mind’

Dustin Grinnell in New Scientist

Blake Ross – ‘Aphantasia: How It Feels To Be Blind in Your Mind’

A personal account by Blake Ross, co-founder of Firefox (see the original Facebook post)

CBC Radio – ‘Aphantasia: when the mental image is missing’

Listen to the radio episode from the CBC Radio ‘Quirks & Quarks’ science program

Prof John Onians interviewed on connections between neuroscience and the humanities:

Prof Fiona Macpherson’s Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience at the University of Glasgow:

Artist Susan Aldworth’s website:

Project funder the Arts and Humanities Research Council:

Anna Ochoa – blind in the mind

Read Anna Ochoa’s blog post about her experiences of aphantasia

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