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What are the symptoms of synesthesia?

Synesthesia video: This is a very good video on synesthesia: http://www.Synesthesiatest.Org/symptoms-of-synesthesia. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Synesthesia (Definition)

Synesthesia is a condition in which one sense (such as hearing) is perceived by additional senses (such as sight). An example is the joining of visual objects such as letters, shapes, or numbers with a sensory perception such as smell, color, or flavor. The most common synesthesia, colored letters and numbers, is when someone always sees a certain color in response to seeing a ...Read more


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How to tell if these are synesthesia symptoms?

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. ...Read more

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Is synesthesia a symptom of autism?

Is synesthesia a symptom of autism?

No: Synesthesia--the cross-over of one sense to another (touch to visual, e.g.) has been reported to be possibly more prevalent in high-functioning individuals with autism. However, there is no evidence to suggest that it is an underlying cause of autism itself. It may help to "explain" some savant abilities, although that remains to be seen. ...Read more

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What is synesthesia?

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. ...Read more

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Synesthesia. What is it?

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. ...Read more

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What causes synesthesia?

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. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose synesthesia?

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. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about synesthesia?

Pretty broad...: Color-grapheme synesthesia is the most common--where letters or numbers have colors. There is an interesting TED talk about synesthesia you might enjoy. Savants tend to have significant synesthesia, BTW ...Read more

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What is or is a type of synesthesia?

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. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have synesthesia?

How can I tell if I have synesthesia?

Hear sound see color: 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. A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain. The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another. ...Read more