Color opponency in synaesthetic experiences.

  title={Color opponency in synaesthetic experiences.},
  author={Danko Nikolic and Philipp Lichti and Wolf Singer},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={18 6},
Grapheme-color synaesthesia is a rare condition in which perception of a letter or a digit is associated with concurrent perception of a color. Synaesthetes report that these color experiences are vivid and realistic. We used a Stroop task to show that synaesthetically induced color, like real color, is processed in color-opponent channels (red-green or blue-yellow). Synaesthetic color produced maximal interference with the perception and naming of the real color of a grapheme if the real color… CONTINUE READING
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