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    Just all ways puzzled me. I guess there heads are silent and its visual.
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    Assuming you had some other means of language acquisition (eg. reading), whichever language you acquire that way?

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    Hmm, that's actually a really good question, because it does seem like we "hear" our thoughts... I'd guess that maybe they "see" them instead?
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    Well as long as they can read...
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    Maybe they think with words?
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    (Original post by ChocoCoatedLemons)
    Well as long as they can read...
    So they think in words and images?
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    (Original post by CheeseMunchies)
    Just all ways puzzled me. I guess there head are silent and its visual.
    I think in Deafanese.

    Just joking. I think in pictures. I don't think in sound or words at all.

    I am deaf.

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    It would probably be 100% visual ie words, pictures, etc.
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    (Original post by CheeseMunchies)
    Just all ways puzzled me. I guess there head are silent and its visual.
    Dude...What happens to schizophrenic deaf people?
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    (Original post by TheGoonerGirl)
    I think in Deafanese.

    Just joking. I think in pictures. I don't think in sound or words at all.

    I am deaf.

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    Now I'm intrigued :p:

    Do you have any concept of what sound is? Like... do you have an imagined notion of what sound would be like, of what it would be like to hear? Or is it conceptually impossible for you, like trying to imagine a non-existent colour?
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    Apparently, they think in sign language.
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    if you were deaf and living alone how would you wake up in time without the means to be able to hear an alarm clock?
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    (Original post by Albino)
    if you were deaf and living alone how would you wake up in time without the means to be able to hear an alarm clock?
    I believe there are companies that make vibrating alarm clocks for the deaf. But I don't know if that's the only way.
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    (Original post by Albino)
    if you were deaf and living alone how would you wake up in time without the means to be able to hear an alarm clock?
    Sunlight, vibrations, an automated machine that throws water on you at a specific time?
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    they would think visually or sign language?
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    (Original post by Jingers)
    So they think in words and images?
    Like everyone else, I suppose.
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    (Original post by Sulphur)
    Dude...What happens to schizophrenic deaf people?
    Interesting question. If you're severely learning disabled and schizophrenic you tend to have much more simple delusions (like the chair is moving by itself or something rather than the usual MI5/CIA are out to get me stuff), and hear bells/whistles rather than voices. I guess a deaf person will get normal delusions but what about voices? Tempted to say they'd be visual but visual hallucinations aren't a typical feature of classical schizophrenia...Maybe they just wouldn't get them? I dunno.
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    (Original post by dendodge)
    I believe there are companies that make vibrating alarm clocks for the deaf. But I don't know if that's the only way.
    (Original post by Sulphur)
    Sunlight, vibrations, an automated machine that throws water on you at a specific time?
    Surely a lot of the time vibrations wouldn't wake you up though?
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    (Original post by Sulphur)
    an automated machine that throws water on you at a specific time?
    :lol:

    There are vibrating and flashing alarm clocks you can buy. And if you can hear some stuff, you can buy an alarm clock which you can change the volume on.

    Surely a lot of the time vibrations wouldn't wake you up though?
    You can buy ones which you clip on to your pyjamas.
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    (Original post by Albino)
    Surely a lot of the time vibrations wouldn't wake you up though?
    A vibrating bed would do the trick imo.
 
 
 
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