- A term used to denote a type of *synaesthesia characterized by a hallucinated light or colour sensation (i.e. a * photism) triggered by a regular kinaesthetic sensation (movement).ReferencesCytowic, R.E. (2002). Synesthesia. A union of the senses. Second edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
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gustatism — The term gustatism comes from the Latin noun gustus (taste). It is used in *synaesthesia research to denote a hallucinated taste which is triggered by a sense perception in a different sensory modality. In accordance with the sensory modality… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
olfactism — The term olfactism comes from the Latin verb ol(e)facere (to smell). It is used in * synaesthesia research to denote a hallucinated odour which is triggered by a sense perception in a different sensory modality. In accordance with the sensory… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
phonism — The term phonism comes from the Greek noun phonème, which means voice or sound. It is used in * synaesthesia research to denote a hallucinated sound which is triggered by a sense perception in a different sensory modality. In accordance with… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
touch — Synonyms and related words: ESP, Roman candle, ability, abut, access, adjoin, adroitness, affect, aid to navigation, alarm, alight, allegory, allude to, allusion, amber light, amount to, answer, answer to, appertain to, apply, apply to, apprehend … Moby Thesaurus