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imagination and picturing things

Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:24 pm

I not even sure this is in the right place but does anyone else not picture things when someone says picture this I just don't see anything :s

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Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:07 pm

I have that sometimes, but it depends what it is. Some things I can imagine with over the top vividness, others I can't imagine at all.

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Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:09 pm

Coool thanks i was asked to imagine an elephant and everyone else was desc ribing there's in great detail and I just couldn't do it

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Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:32 pm

was there anything else on your mind? or was it a case of it just not working?

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Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:13 am

It just wasn't working :s I dream dreams

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Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:37 am

I think I'm mad lol ibut oh well

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Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:53 pm

I get that too, so don't worry, your not mad (unless we both are :shock: )

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Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:36 pm

Hahaha :)

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Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:04 pm

i have the same problem

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Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:03 pm

I have the same problem as well. A lot of dyspraxics do not have the ability to think in pictures (so can't really picture things in their minds)-it's just not how our minds work although I know there are some exceptions.

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Thu Dec 22, 2011 10:39 am

Steph you make me feel so much better I went to this thing for dyslexics and thwy were like picture something that goes with the word and move the word round in your head I had to makw lots of stuff up lol and my dad was like if you don't think in pictures / pictture things how do you remember faces and I was like I have know I idea

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Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:50 am

Faces is a weird one with me. I can recognise people when they are in the situations I expect them to be in such as a colleague in work but, if I see them in the supermarket, I walk straight past them not recognising them. I am also very poor at describing how people look when they are not in front of me-I have been known to describe people as short with blonde hair when they are in fact tall with brown hair.

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Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:55 am

This is me all over I apparently walked starigt past a second cousin of mine who I haven't seen ages when I was at the cinema with my friend ahahha

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Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:17 pm

Im a lot better at remembering faces than i am names especially children.

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Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:37 pm

I can't pictures things, nor do I reconginse people outside a siutation, however I can easily make up stories so i guess i have an imagination
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