Researchers take a deeper look at synesthesia, revealing the condition could be linked to some autoimmune diseases. The paper also reports synesthetes have better memory and are more creative than those without the disorder.
Recovering from suddenly losing her vision, Vanessa Potter experienced a mingling of her senses and altered the way in which she saw colors.
Does hearing certain sounds evoke feelings of uncontrollable anger or disgust? You may have misophonia. A new paper looks at the neurobiological underpinnings of this auditory disorder.
People with grapheme-color synesthesia, associating colors with numbers and letters, have a significant advantage when it comes to statistical learning.
Using computerized eye trackers, researchers discover at least 50 percent of people can see the movement of their own hand in total darkness.
The synesthesia effect of being able to 'hear' silent movements may depend upon disinhibition of signaling between the visual and auditory brain regions. The study found musicians are more likely to experience the 'visual ear' phenomena than those with no musical training.
Does the sound of someone chewing or slurping a drink generate a strong emotional response in you? You could be suffering from misophonia. A new article looks at the effects of living with misophonia.
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Researchers have identified six genes that appear to modify sensory experiences and may alter brain connectivity in those with synesthesia.