Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
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Visualizations

During last night's BASFA meeting, a comment was made which caused many folks in the room to react with shouts of "not while I'm eating" and such - it was clear to me that for many, perhaps a majority of the people in the room, the words were translated into vivid images in their brains.

I don't seem to have that particular talent. To me, spoken words remain audio in my head, written words remain text and it takes actual video coming into my eyes for me to see an image. Except I do dream in full Home theater audio/video.

So I'm curious about the rest of you. Hence the following poll, and please comment as well.

Poll #1121690 How Graphic Are You?

When you hear a description of a scene, do you:

See the scene
5(71.4%)
Hear the scene
1(14.3%)
Visualize text of the description
0(0.0%)
See yourself in the scene
0(0.0%)
None of the above
1(14.3%)

When you read a description of a scene, do you:

See the scene
5(71.4%)
Hear the scene
1(14.3%)
Visualize text of the description
0(0.0%)
See yourself in the scene
0(0.0%)
None of the above
1(14.3%)

When you see a TV or movie scene, do you:

Visualize yourself in the scene
0(0.0%)
Visualize someone else you know in the scene
0(0.0%)
Visualize a different actor/actress in the scene
0(0.0%)
Physically feel like the scene is happening to you
1(14.3%)
None of the above
6(85.7%)

You consider yourself to be:

An artist
2(25.0%)
A writer
1(12.5%)
A fan
0(0.0%)
A wanna be
1(12.5%)
A deity
2(25.0%)

My dominant mode of thinking is

Visual
4(57.1%)
Textual
1(14.3%)
Verbal/Audio
1(14.3%)
None of the above
1(14.3%)
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