Churchill did it, so did Einstein. And so do many creative and unusual people, like Jack Horner, the technical advisor for the film "Jurassic Park."
Some people think – really THINK – in pictures.
Thomas G. West tells Alyne about these extraordinarily gifted people - to listen click play on the audio player to the left.
Want more? West's new book is called "In The Mind’s Eye" and you can follow his blog here.