Category Archives: Synesthesia

Can You Hear What You See? More So Than You Imagine

Some forms of synesthesia are shockingly common. Continue reading

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A Semantic Survey of Emotions

What are your thoughts about orange? Is magenta fast or listless? Continue reading

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Reality Lies Beyond What We Can Perceive

Objective reality is an illusion: we re-construct the world around ourselves. Continue reading

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Keynote at the COLORI exhibit in Turin

In January, I gave the keynote lecture opening “The Color of Emotion in Art,” or COLORI, at Turin’s Civic Gallery of Modern Art, GAM, and Castello di Rivoli museum. Continue reading

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Belfast, ME: Synesthesia Talk & Book Signing

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 … Continue reading

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What color is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia

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Making a TED-Ed lesson: Synesthesia and Playing Cards

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A TED-Ed lesson on Synesthsia

An animated TED-ed lesson about synesthesia, the involuntary coupling of the senses that occurs in 1 in 90 people.

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“Wednesday Is Indigo Blue”
Wins Montaigne Medal

Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia “The Montaigne Medal is given in honor of the noted French philosopher and awarded to the most thought–provoking title each year. Your title, in particular, is key in helping to maintain … Continue reading

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Synesthesia

Synesthesia rhymes with "anesthesia" Anesthesia = no sensation Synesthesia = joined sensation In synesthesia two or more senses are automatically and involuntarily coupled such that a voice, for example, is not only heard, but additionally felt, seen, or tasted. Synesthesia … Continue reading

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Neuropsychology Textbook – Contents

1. What is Neuropsychology? Background Disciplines of Neuropsychology Different Kinds of Neuropsychologists Learn by Hands-on Experience PART I — CONCEPTUALIZATIONS Science Is Counterintuitive Some Modern Terms Methods for Approaching Mind and Brain 2. Concepts of Mind Machine Analogies of Brain … Continue reading

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Wednesday is Indigo Blue – Afterword

Afterword By Dmitri Nabokov On a rain-soaked evening in 1937 or 1938, on a Paris sidewalk, I was tugging at my mother’s hand to peer through a shop window at something that held a special fascination: a display whose details … Continue reading

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