Auras in mysticism and synaesthesia: A comparison

@article{Miln2012AurasIM,
  title={Auras in mysticism and synaesthesia: A comparison},
  author={E. Mil{\'a}n and O. Iborra and M. Hochel and M. R. Artacho and L. C. Delgado-Pastor and E. Salazar and A. Gonz{\'a}lez-Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={258-268}
}
In a variety of synaesthesia, photisms result from affect-laden stimuli as emotional words, or faces of familiar people. For R, who participated in this study, the sight of a familiar person triggers a mental image of "a human silhouette filled with colour". Subjective descriptions of synaesthetic experiences induced by the visual perception of people's figures and faces show similarities with the reports of those who claim to possess the ability to see the aura. It has been proposed that the… Expand
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