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Synaesthesia: Another Miracle of the Brain

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Do numbers or letters cause you to have a color experience? Example: Does the letter J "mean" yellow to you? Or does "5" make you perceive purple?
Do weekdays and months have specific colors? Example: Does July always mean Navy Blue to you? Is Wednesday always orange?
Do you imagine or visualize weekdays, months and/or years as having a particular location in space around you? Example: Is September always located two feet in front of you to the left?
Does hearing a sound make you perceive a color? Example: Does a shrill car horn cause you to see the color green? Does C sharp make you see pink?
If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, then it appears that you may experience some forms of synaesthesia.
Thanks to Good Mag’s blog entry about synaesthesia and it was the first time I even heard of it.

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