Posts Tagged ‘synaesthesia’

Synaesthesia Comes To Life

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

For some people, the boundaries between senses can overlap – they see sounds as colours, or tastes and words intermingle. This condition is known as synaesthesia, and Terri Timely has created a brief but complex video that illustrates it in a fascinating manner…

A New Vision Of Sound

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Synaesthesia is a condition (or ability) whereby two or more senses are experientially intermingled; synaesthetes often perceive letters as having a particular colour, or can experience music not only as sound but also as having form, texture and colour. Although synaesthesia is typically an involuntary congenital condition, a research group are developing a device that may allow blind people to ‘see’ by converting video images to sound…