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Synesthesia is a neurologically based phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
Developmental psychologist explains the complexities of human mind

Developmental psychologist explains the complexities of human mind

Researchers study children with grapheme-color synesthesia

Researchers study children with grapheme-color synesthesia

Our brains wired to make music-color connections based on how melodies make us feel: Study

Our brains wired to make music-color connections based on how melodies make us feel: Study

Activating brain's visual cortex improves our sense of smell

Activating brain's visual cortex improves our sense of smell

New findings suggest brain sensory regions overlap to help people interpret environment

New findings suggest brain sensory regions overlap to help people interpret environment

Research on fruit flies reveal novel human pain gene

Research on fruit flies reveal novel human pain gene

University of Pennsylvania announces recipients of 2010 Templeton Positive Neuroscience Awards

University of Pennsylvania announces recipients of 2010 Templeton Positive Neuroscience Awards

Exposure to dust after WTC collapse impairs ability to detect odors and sense irritants

Exposure to dust after WTC collapse impairs ability to detect odors and sense irritants

The colourful world of synesthesia

The colourful world of synesthesia

Research at Rice may help explain aspects of synesthesia

Research at Rice may help explain aspects of synesthesia

Ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus plays role in sensory perception

Ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus plays role in sensory perception

Research sheds light on synesthesia

Research sheds light on synesthesia

Evidence of cross-activation in brain regions of people who see letters and numbers in colors

Evidence of cross-activation in brain regions of people who see letters and numbers in colors