Heuresthésie : quand la synesthésie fertilise l’esprit – Ouvrage collectif – CNRS

  L’histoire des Arts et des Sciences est faite de nombreux témoignages de peintres, compositeurs, penseurs, écrivains… qui évoquent une source corporelle, sensorielle, qui aurait accompagné leur inspiration créatrice. Des “tensions” physiologiques, des élans intérieurs, des images abstraites, des textures, des couleurs, parfois des architectures très complexes de formes auraient précédé …

Veridical mapping in savant abilities, absolute pitch, and synesthesia: an autism case study

  Frontiers   Lucie Bouvet1,2*, Sophie Donnadieu1,3, Sylviane Valdois1,4, Chantal Caron5, Michelle Dawson5 and Laurent Mottron5   1Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition, CNRS UMR 5105, Grenoble, France 2Université Lille 3 – Charles de Gaulle, Lille, France 3Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France 4Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France 5Centre …

Semantic mechanisms may be responsible for developing synesthesia

  Frontiers   Aleksandra Mroczko-Wąsowicz1* and Danko Nikolić2,3,4,5   1Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan 2Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society, Frankfurt, Germany 3Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt, Germany 4Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain …

Color synesthesia. Insight into perception, emotion, and consciousness

“Results of the recent investigations on synesthesia offered a remarkable insight into the mechanisms of perception, emotion and consciousness, and deserve attention both from neuroscientists and from clinicians.”   SOURCE     Purpose of review Synesthesia is an extraordinary perceptual phenomenon, in which individuals experience unusual percepts elicited by the …

Noise – synesthésie en vidéo

  Film inspired by the theoretic work of George Berkeley and basics of synesthetic perception. It’s a game of imagination provoked by sound. Individual sounds penetrating into the apartment of the main character relieved of their visual designates evoke images distant from its origins.   Noise from Kijek / Adamski …

Can grapheme-color synesthesia be induced by hypnosis ?

    Source   Hazel P. Anderson1,2*, Anil K. Seth1,3, Zoltan Dienes1,2 and Jamie Ward1,2 1School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK 2Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK 3School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK   Grapheme-color synesthesia is a perceptual experience …