S2 Ep. 34: Thinking in Pictures

When you hear the word “apple,” what comes to mind? Some people instantly visualize a juicy red apple, while others might merely recognize the word without a clear image. This distinct difference in cognitive processing categorizes us into ‘word thinkers’ and ‘visual thinkers’. Word thinkers, while being quick to respond, often restrict their understanding to just the foundational facts.

In stark contrast, visual thinkers, frequently those who are neurodiverse or on the spectrum, process information through vibrant and elaborate mental images. This means their reactions might be slower, but the depth of creativity, innovation, and unconventional problem-solving they bring is unparalleled.

The intriguing “apple test” brings this distinction to light, where some can easily conjure a vivid image of an apple, while others see just darkness. What’s more, today’s technologically-driven society, bursting with video games, dynamic apps, and cinematic experiences, is subtly shifting a larger segment of the population towards this visual way of thinking. The rise of visual mediums begs the question: are we nurturing a generation more adept at thinking outside the box?

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Kirk Patrick Miller is an award-winning and nominated author. His medication protocol (that shows clinical value in meta-studies) led to requests for him to write and publish his memoir “Chaos to Cured”.

He began consulting children, adults, and families in 2009 under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Robert Simon, MD. Mr. Miller’s first-hand experience overcoming mental health adversities has helped him guide hundreds of students and clients toward a life of empowerment and resiliency.

Mr. Miller is currently taking on clients willing to face themselves and stay the course. He can also be hired as a radio/podcast guest, or as a keynote speaker.

Mr. Miller continues to thrive and manage his bipolar I, OCD, generalized anxiety, and ADHD, against all odds. His mission is to help others achieve the happiness they deserve.

CONTACT: 303-875-4283 | realchaos2cured@gmail.com 

Follow Kirk on social media: @Chaos2Cured on Instagram | Twitter | Clubhouse | LinkedIn | YouTube | www.chaos2cured.com

Get a copy of Kirk’s books: Chaos to Cured | Dawn of Davna


Jeffrey N. Freed, M.A.T has specialized in working with both gifted children and people with autism for over 35 years. Jeffrey is the author of the New York Times best-selling book “Right Brained Children In a Left-Brained World” and co-author of “Four Weeks To An Organized Life For People With ADD”. Jeffrey is currently working exclusively with children and adults on the autistic spectrum.

CONTACT: 720-320-6398 | jeffreyfreed48@gmail.com




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