“When senses collide”
syn·es·the·sia also syn·aes·the·sia (sĭn’ĭs-thē’zhə)
- A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
Dartmouth professor Megan Steven lets us in on the secrets of synesthesia.
This is the first 5 minutes of “The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic” which premiered on Discovery Channel – and simulcast on Discovery HD.
In Switzerland, meet a woman who combines senses so that she can “taste” music; in Turkey, a painter compared with Renaissance master Brunelleschi, who has been blind since birth; in Germany, a man discovered one day that he can perform complex calculations in his mind; and in the Netherlands, a man who possesses the inexplicable power to withstand extreme cold.
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