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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Nov 4, 2012, 12:03 PM

8. I had an attack of synesthesia during a bout of the flu ...

very disorienting. Sounds had a color and shape associated with them. Fortunately didn't need to leave the apt. until I got over it. Wouldn't like to deal with it all the time.

Interesting read -- "Mind of a Mnemonist", by A. R. Luria. Subject adapted to synesthesia and used it to reinforce his powers of memory.

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