Synesthesia refers to the neurological condition where stimulation to one sensory modality is involuntarily and automatically perceived in other sensory or cognitive pathways. For example, some persons classified as synesthetes have reported that they are able to taste words or visualize colors when they hear certain sounds. In the video above we are introduced to Elizabeth Sulser, who is able to both see and taste music.
- What’s this thing called ‘Synesthesia’? (psychologytoday.com)
- Synesthesia traced to colors of kids magnetic letters: Learning and memory may play central role (sciencedaily.com)