Music,Lights, Art And Food – Brian Ritchie On Synaesthesia+
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Music,Lights, Art And Food – Brian Ritchie On Synaesthesia+

Imagine being one of those rare individuals who sees colour when hearing a piano sonata; or who experiences taste on hearing a symphony. Such is the neurological wiring of approximately 5% of the population known as ‘synaesthetes’.  If you’re not a synaesthete and you want a taste of what it’s like to be one, Synaesthesia…

Synaesthaesia + At MONA
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Synaesthaesia + At MONA

  Synaesthesia is a feature of the human nervous system that causes a blending of the senses where one sense can be experienced as another. Colours can be experienced as letters and numbers, hearing music can trigger smells or tastes, touch can stimulate vision.   Only 1 in 2000 people experience the phenomenon of ‘synaesthesia’….