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... felt taste and smell as a physical touch on his face and in his hands. “With an intense flavor,” he explained, “the feeling sweeps down my arm into my hand and I feel shape, weight, texture, and temperature as if I’m actually grasping something...”
— Richard E. Cytowic
If you happen to tell a friend with a number — color synesthesia that your telephone number is 713-555-8240, she may remember it as (brown, black, red - red, red, red - green, yellow, orange, grey) ... “It’s not bad, but I wouldn’t wear it.”)
— Richard E. Cytowic

Source: Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia by Richard E. Cytowic

WHAT'S NEXT: Finish reading the group of books purchased about Synesthesia. (Tasting the Universe: People Who See Colors in Words and Rainbows in Symphonies by Maureen Seaberg and The Hidden Sense: Synesthesia in Art and Science by Cretien Van Van Campen. )

And hopefully it will start to spark how this can result in a visual experience for my thesis.


Posted on March 4, 2014 and filed under Senior Thesis.