THINKING IN PICTURES: Autism and Visual Thought

“I think in pictures. Words are like a second language to me. I translate both spoken and written words into full-color movies, complete with sound, which

“I think in pictures. Words are like a second language to me. I translate both spoken and written words into full-color movies, complete with sound, which run like a VCR tape in my head. When somebody speaks to me, his words are instantly translated into pictures. Language-based thinkers often find this phenomenon difficult to understand, but in my job as an equipment designer for the livestock industry, visual thinking is a tremendous advantage.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE