Brain areas involved in synaesthesia: a review.

  title={Brain areas involved in synaesthesia: a review.},
  author={Romke Rouw and H. Steven Scholte and Olympia Colizoli},
  journal={Journal of neuropsychology},
  volume={5 2},
Despite a recent upsurge of research, much remains unknown about the neurobiological mechanisms underlying synaesthesia. By integrating results obtained so far in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) studies, this contribution sheds light on the role of particular brain regions in synaesthetic experiences. First, in accordance with its sensory nature, it seems that the sensory brain areas corresponding to the type of synaesthetic experience are activated. Synaesthetic colour experiences can… CONTINUE READING
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