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Synesthesia: when two senses become one

Hearing colors, seeing sounds. It's called synesthesia, and it's more common than we think.

12/13/2018 11:48 AM
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  • Abhi J.
    12/13/2018 15:21

    weirdo, 4% of the population *cough cough* whats the color of the percent sign btw?

  • Mohamed H.
    12/14/2018 08:06

    Layaan Murad

  • Jacob W.
    12/15/2018 03:57

    What about tasting certain notes whats that called?

  • Missy J.
    12/15/2018 05:32

    I see gender in numbers

  • Nuur M.
    12/15/2018 13:09

    Your

  • Nuur M.
    12/15/2018 13:11

    Haye

  • Jamie F.
    12/15/2018 15:37

    I’m like that to some extent. I like certain fonts over others, for example. The lower-case E in Souvenir Gothic looks laid-back and content, while the lower-case E in fonts like Times Roman appears to be squinting, particularly the more closely to its upper arc its horizontal bar is placed. As another example, I’m not crazy about either spelling of “cozy”—the S in the “cosy” spelling doesn’t convey the Z sound closely enough in my mind, while I associate the -zy construction with words such as “lazy” or “sleazy”.

  • Eva A.
    12/15/2018 17:28

    Sometimes it happens to me, but it's all related to some memories !

  • Kyla K.
    12/15/2018 18:35

    u with numbers?

  • Ruben R.
    12/16/2018 12:22

    And mate with boy and girl together, how do we call it?

  • Joelle T.
    12/17/2018 01:20

    I see the months

  • Uziel D.
    12/17/2018 05:47

    Please directors add this kind of skill in some super natural tv shows like teen wolf

  • Michael C.
    12/17/2018 07:54

    Adam Jones of tool has this condition

  • Valentina M.
    12/17/2018 09:23

    Synesthesia literally means combined senses. It’s Greek

  • Kailey R.
    12/17/2018 16:36

    Closest thing I have to this is I can associate gender with numbers and letters but it doesn’t come automatically. I think this is probably pretty normal anyway.

  • Sandra H.
    12/17/2018 16:36

    I see numbers as colour!

  • Marisa S.
    12/17/2018 18:13

    ☺️

  • Bek S.
    12/18/2018 08:18

    Holy shit. I thought I was the only one

  • Didem A.
    12/18/2018 11:31

    Bu benim

  • Noémie C.
    12/18/2018 17:21

    Ah, HA!!!