What is synesthesia?

  • (noun): A sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated.
    Synonyms: synaesthesia

Some articles on synesthesia:

Cretien Van Campen - Fields of Interest - Perception
... Soon after, he found the intriguing phenomenon of synesthesia on the crossroads of music and visual art ... With artist and color expert Clara Froger, he started a series of experiments of synesthesia, combining scientific and artistic methods of investigation ... articles and items in the Dutch media, which resulted in the Netherlands Web Community of Synesthesia and a number of workshops and conferences on synesthesia in art and science ...
Lexical-gustatory Synesthesia
... Lexical-gustatory synesthesia is one of the rarer forms of synesthesia, in which spoken or written words evoke vivid sensations of taste, sometimes including temperature and ... This form of synesthesia was first documented in 1907 in both Italy and the United States (Ferrari 1907 Pierce 1907), but has only recently become the topic of ...
Chromesthesia - Research
... The exact mechanism by which synesthesia persists has yet to be identified ... way, and that the ingestion of hallucinogenic drugs can induce synesthesia in under an hour, some researchers claim it is reasonable to assume that synesthetic experience uses pre-existing pathways that ... The causality of synesthesia is also unclear at this time, although evidence points to a genetic predisposition ...
Chromesthesia - Research - Cross-activation Theory
... The cross-activation theory of synesthesia was formulated by V.S ... Hubard, based on converging evidence over studies of the various forms of synesthesia that sensory areas for processing real and synesthetic information tend to be neighboring brain regions ... This is most apparent in grapheme-color synesthesia, because the brain regions for color processing and visual word form processing are adjacent ...
Synesthesia (group Show) - Performances
... Synesthesia 2007 took place from February 7 to February 10, 2007, at the Harris Lieberman Gallery ... Ohad Meromi Rebecca Drysdale Jeremy Parise Darian Dauchan Performance Lab 115 Ben Greenman Synesthesia 2008 took place April 2, 3, 5th 6th, 2008, at the ... Clay McLeod Chapman Jo-anne Lee Leah Siegel Synesthesia 2009 took place February 25-28, 2009, at The Wild Project NYC ...