For those with synesthesia, the world seems no more interconnected than they assume it always is for the rest of us, until the person with the condition casually mentions how lively and bright blue the letter K always is to a playmate, who then reacts in a baffled way. 726 more words
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Synaesthesia is one of my new favorite words and concepts.
As Wickipedia defines it, synaesthesia (or synesthesia) “is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway. 577 more words
So what is synesthesia? The easiest explanation is that a person experiences two or more of their senses as linked. The most common type of synesthesia is associating days of the week with colours, but other types link taste, touch, smell, sound, or even spatial sequences. 453 more words