Sunday, June 28, 3 o’clock p.m. at the Old Professor’s Bookshop, 99 Main Street.
Do you see letters and numbers as colored even though they are printed in black ink? Do words have specific tastes, or does music or everyday sounds make you see colored, moving shapes? If so, you are among the 4% of the population with the neurological trait of synesthesia—the involuntary coupling of the senses.
Join us for an intriguing TED-style synesthesia talk and book signing of Wednesday is Indigo Blue, winner of the Montaigne Medal. Author–neurologist Richard E. Cytowic, MD, MFA will discuss synesthesia and creativity, and how its workings affect us all. Visit http://Cytowic.net, or follow him @Cytowic.
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