- idiopathic synaesthesia
- Also known as developmental synaesthesia. The term idiopathic synaesthesia is indebted to the Greek words idiopatheia (affliction of a local origin), sun (together, unified), and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). It is used to denote a type of " synaesthesia with unknown origin, which is usually present as long as the affected individual can remember. The term idiopathic synaes-thesia is used in opposition to "non-idiopathic synaesthesia.ReferencesHarrison, J. (2001). Synaesthesia. The strangest thing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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non-idiopathic synaesthesia — Also known as acquired synaesthesia. The term non idiopathic synaesthesia is indebted to the negative adverb non, and the Greek words idiopatheia (affliction of a local origin), sun (together, unified), and aisthanesthai (to notice, to… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
synaesthesia — Also known as synesthesia, synaesthetic hallucination, synaesthetic experience, reflex false perception, secondary sensation, and secondary sense perceptions (German: sekundären Sinnesempfindungen). The term synaesthesia comes from the Greek… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
developmental synaesthesia — A term introduced in or shortly before 1996 by the British neuroscientist Simon Baron Cohen as a synonym for the term *idiopathic synaesthesia. References Baron Cohen, S., Harrison, J.E., eds. (1996). Synaesthesia: Classic and… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
acquired synaesthesia — see non idiopathic synaesthesia … Dictionary of Hallucinations
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