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Scientists Aren't Sure How the Inner Voice Works

Scientists Aren't Sure How the Inner Voice Works

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Investigating Inner Speech

  • It's difficult to study inner voices because people have what he calls "presuppositions" about what's going on in their minds.
  • Respondents will typically describe what they think researchers want to hear rather than their genuine thoughts.
  • People can learn to...

  • There is a huge amount of variation from person to person. Some people hear inner voices that may sound like recordings while others describe it as much more vague and fuzzy.
  • Research from Hurlburt and other scientists has indicated that some people do not he...

Our minds not only have soundtracks, but they also offer video entertainment by way of mental images.

Those who can’t form mental images experience aphantasia, a term coined in 2015 by researchers who first identified the condition. It’s thought to affect b...

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