TOOLS: Hearing Colors, Tasting Shapes

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Science  21 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5772, pp. 343
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5772.343c

If you listen to the blues and actually see the color, you might have synesthesia, a neurological condition in which senses mingle. Potential synesthetes can assess their perceptions at the Synesthesia Battery, a standard set of questions from neuroscientist David Eagleman of the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Researchers can send subjects who might have their sensory wires crossed to the site and receive the test results by e-mail.

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