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A new study led by Elinor Amit, an affiliate of the Psychology Department, shows that people create visual images to accompany their inner speech even when they are prompted to use verbal thinking, suggesting that visual thinking is deeply ingrained in the human brain while speech is a relatively recent evolutionary development.

The power of picturing thoughts

Visual images often intrude on verbal thinking, study says, suggesting that pondering with images may be hardwired

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To age better, eat better

Much of life is beyond our control, but dining smartly can help us live healthier, longer

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