Synesthesia

Inspiration

Synesthesia —from the Ancient Greek σύν (syn), “together,” and αἴσθησις (aisthēsis), “sensation“—is a neurologically-based condition in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.

Common forms of synesthesia:

grapheme – letters or numbers are perceived as inherently colored

number form synesthesia

– sound synesthesia – hearing sounds in response to visual motion and flicker

Synesthesia in art

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