Saturday, 24 October 2015

Synesthesia: Why Some Of Us Can Taste Music And Hear The Rainbow

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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. People who report such experiences are known as synesthetes.

But just how common is synesthesia? What is it? How does it happen? Due to synesthesia's relative newness as an area of study, researchers are still working to find answers.

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