synesthete


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synesthete

(sĭn′ĭs-thēt′)
n.
A person who experiences synesthesia.
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" People with this condition-often referred to as "synesthetes" - experience a unique blending of two senses or perceptions.
Once you're finished, turn the page upside-down to learn what a synesthete would see.
In synesthetes, the brain regions responsible for the processing of each type of sensory stimuli are intensely interconnected.
"Like all synesthetes of my generation"' said Seaberg, "I learned as a child not to speak of the strange, if ethereal and beautiful, tableau before my eyes....I know the ink is black in my newspapers and books, but I see much more than that.
He appropriates two motifs: (1) an innocent synesthete to store and share communal memories and (2) scattered paratexts which represent the nonlinearity and atemporal nature of connections.
The Russian composer Alexander Scriabin, arguably the most famous synesthete, associated colors with specific tones and invented a "color organ" (clavier a lumieres) that anticipated the 1960s by half a century; its use resulted in orchestral performances with light shows.
Scans with diffusion MRI suggested that the synesthete brains boast extra connections between a region involved in word and color processing and one linked to consciousness.
Or a synesthete may see a ribbon of yellow when he or she hears a long trumpet note.
The reality of synesthesia, for example seeing sounds or tasting shapes, has now been verified with imaging that shows parts of the brain at work corresponding to the synesthete's reports rather than the stimulus.
He can see her, too, and the two glimpse each other briefly as the synesthete Andrea grows up, culminating in the love letter Andrea receives from Newton when she turns 17.
"Clients won't know this, but I am a synesthete, which basically means I think of clients in different colours," she said.