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what is synesthesia?

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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Synesthesia: When stimulus applied to one modality produces sensation in another modality. For example, hearing a certain sound produces visualization of a certain color. Another example is Referred pain.

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Synesthesia. What is it?

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Crossed wires: Synesthesia is a condition in which sensory signals "get crossed, " and signals from one sensory system are interpreted as coming from another. For example, some synasthetics will "see" sounds, or "hear" colors.
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What is auditory synesthesia?

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Synesthesia: When stimulus applied to one modality produces sensation in another modality. For example, hearing a certain sound produces visualization of a certain color.
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Not clear: It has long been known that LSD intoxication can cause synesthesia but scientists are unclear as to other organic causes but it is accepted that this condition occurs.
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Can you treat synesthesia?

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Synesthesia: Yes I can. But need more details. Let's chat.
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Synesthesia: When stimulus applied to one modality produces sensation in another modality. For example, hearing a certain sound produces visualization of a certain color. Another example is Referred pain.

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