sound-colour synaesthesia
   see colour hearing.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • colour hearing —    Also known as coloured hearing, coloured hearing synaesthesia, sound colour synaesthesia, opsiphonia, colour audition, and audition colorée. All these terms are used interchangeably to denote the most common variant of * synaesthesia,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • synaesthesia — UK [ˌsɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə] / US [ˌsɪnəsθɪʒə] or synesthesia UK / US noun [uncountable] medical a condition in which two or more of the five senses that most people experience separately are mixed so that, for example, a person may see colour when they… …   English dictionary

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  • synaesthesia — n. a condition in which a secondary subjective sensation (often colour) is experienced at the same time as the sensory response normally evoked by the stimulus. For example, the sound of the word ‘cat’ might evoke the colour purple …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • synaesthesia — /sɪnəsˈθiʒə/ (say sinuhs theezhuh) noun a sensation produced in one physical sense when a stimulus is applied to another sense, as when the hearing of a certain sound induces the visualisation of a certain colour. Also, US, synesthesia …   Australian English dictionary

  • conceptual synaesthesia —    The term conceptual synaesthesia comes from the Latin adjective conceptualis (pertaining to the mental concept), and the Greek words sun (together, unified), and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). The concept was introduced in or shortly… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • perceptual synaesthesia —    The term perceptual synaesthesia comes from the Latin noun percipere (to receive, to perceive, to comprehend) and the Greek words sun (together, unified) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). The concept was introduced in or shortly… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • mental synaesthesia —    The term mental synaesthesia comes from the Latin adjective mentalis (of the soul, of the mind) and the Greek words sun (together, unified) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). The concept was introduced in or shortly before 1954 by the …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Synesthesia — For other uses, see Synesthesia (disambiguation). How someone with synesthesia might perceive certain letters and numbers. Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia, plural synesthesiae or synaesthesiae), from the ancient Greek σύν… …   Wikipedia

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