synesthesia
Researchers Identify Gene Variants Linked to Synesthesia
Researchers Identify Gene Variants Linked to Synesthesia
Catherine Offord | Mar 6, 2018
A whole-genome analysis of people who experience color when they listen to sounds points to a handful of genes involved in neural development.
Consilience, Episode 2: In Tune
Consilience, Episode 2: In Tune
Ben Andrew Henry | Mar 21, 2017
Ben Henry delves into the still-unanswered questions of where our musical preferences come from and what makes synesthetes tick.
Understanding the Connection Between Synesthesia and Absolute Pitch
Understanding the Connection Between Synesthesia and Absolute Pitch
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2017
Researchers investigate the unusual association of musical sounds with tastes or colors through the lens of another perceptual quirk.
Seeing in the Dark
Seeing in the Dark
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2014
Meet the scientists and study subjects behind research into how senses work together to form perceptions of the world.
Feeling Is Believing
Feeling Is Believing
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2014
Many people can “see” their hands in complete darkness, absent any visual stimulus, due to kinesthetic feedback from their own movements.
Seeing Sound
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 22, 2011
Researchers ask: Is there an advantage to getting emotional when touching certain textures, or seeing colors change when you listen to music?