synesthete


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synesthete

(sĭn′ĭs-thēt′)
n.
A person who experiences synesthesia.
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Researchers believe that synesthetes may have more connections between different areas of the brain, or that the myelin (protective sheath) around neurons that bring information to their brain is thinner, allowing information to move faster and in more directions.
This way, synesthetes can see or taste a sound, feel a taste, or associate people with a particular color.
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.
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.
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.
There were no differences between the synesthete and control groups in terms of scoring on any of the time styles.
Clients won't know this, but I am a synesthete, which basically means I think of clients in different colours," she said.
Her intensity of concentration and uncanny synesthete senses are more than a match for the average human being.
The researchers enlisted individuals from Rochester, Nashville, Fenton, Michigan, and Seoul, South Korea, but, in a lucky coincidence, one synesthete could not have been closer.