Victorian Occultism and the Art of Synesthesia | The Public Domain Review

Source PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW Grounded in the theory that ideas, emotions, and even events, can manifest as visible auras, Annie Besant and Charles Leadbeater’s Thought-Forms (1901) is an odd and intriguing work. Benjamin Breen explores these “synesthetic” abstractions and asks to what extent they, and the Victorian mysticism of which …

Revue d’un phénomène étrange : la synesthésie

  Émilie A. Caspara1a2 c1 and Régine Kolinskya1a3   a1 Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique-FNRS a2 Consciousness, Cognition & Computation Group (CO3), Centre de Recherche Neurosciences & Cognition (CRNC), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgique a3 Unité de Recherche en Neurosciences Cognitives (UNESCOG), Centre de Recherche Neurosciences & Cognition (CRNC), Université Libre …

Synesthesia Is More Common in Autism (?)

  Étude dont les résultats sont à relativiser. Écouter Jean-Michel Hupé à ce sujet.     Source Nov. 19, 2013 — People with autism are more likely to also have synaesthesia, suggests new research in the journalMolecular Autism.     Synaesthesia involves people experiencing a ‘mixing of the senses’, for …

The genetics of synaesthesia – Neurophilosophy

Posted by Mo on February 5, 2009   Link – ScienceBlogs   When Sir Francis Galton first described the “peculiar habit of mind” we now call synaesthesia, he noted that it often runs in families. Modern techniques have confirmed that the condition does indeed have a strong genetic component – …