January 31, 2013

Fridge Magnets Shed Light on Synesthesia

Elizabeth Preston, Inkfish


AP Photo

Most people with synesthesia can't tell you exactly why they perceive the letter M as purple and not orange, or a high C-sharp as bright yellow and not blue. For one group of synesthetes, though, there appears to be an answer. For their green D's, red G's, and so on, they can thank the toy company Fisher-Price.

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TAGGED: Taste, Colors, Synesthesia

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