Press Coverage and Related links


‘What It’s Like to Be ‘Mind Blind’’ – Nayantara Dutta

Orion magazine

‘Reading in the Dark’ – Jemma Rowan Deer

Wired UK

‘Out of Mind’ Documentary

Extreme Imagination exhibition goes online

Explore the exhibition at the University of Glasgow’s Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience

BBC Science Focus

People with aphantasia are more likely to work in a STEM field

BBC Radio 4

Blind Mind’s Eye

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

Brein in Actie – pharmacologist Peter Moleman’s blog

Seeing with your mind’s eye: not for everyone


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Eye’s Mind researchers and collaborators

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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