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2010-11-12 08:03:42

They show that one of those genes in particular has a long evolutionary history, as evidenced by the fact that it plays a role in pain sensing in flies, mice and humans.

2009-12-17 14:37:58

For as many as 1 in 20 people, everyday experiences can elicit extra-ordinary associated sensations.

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2009-05-28 11:13:49

Researchers have discovered that all people are capable of "hearing" shapes and sizes and perhaps even "tasting" sounds.

2009-02-12 10:03:29

A new study recognizes specific chromosomal regions linked to auditory visual synaesthesia, a neurological condition characterized by seeing colors in response to sounds.

2009-02-11 11:29:05

A new study recognizes specific chromosomal regions linked to auditory visual synaesthesia, a neurological condition characterized by seeing colors in response to sounds.

2009-02-06 08:40:31

A new study identifies specific chromosomal regions linked to auditory visual synaesthesia, a neurological condition characterized by seeing colors in response to sounds.

2008-08-22 17:11:34

Turning conventional neuroscience on its head, new research suggests the human visual system processes sound and helps us see. Here's the basics of what was Neuroscience 101: The auditory system records sound, while the visual system focuses, well, on the visuals, and never do they meet.

2008-07-02 00:00:12

Stepping Stone Approach Brings Electronic Drumming and Music Within Anyone's Reach - No Computer or Audio Knowledge Necessary Media Contact: Ken Greenberg Edge Communications, Inc. 818-990-5001 ken@edgecommunicationsinc.com Logo: http://www.synesthesiacorp.com Synesthesia Corp.

2006-09-04 09:35:00

By Patricia Reaney NORWICH (Reuters) - Artists such as Wassily Kandinsky appeal to more than just the visual sense because their work can also be heard -- at least by some people, a British neuroscientist said on Monday. Synesthetes are individuals in whom one sense triggers another.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.