Grapheme-color synesthetes show enhanced crossmodal processing between auditory and visual modalities

  title={Grapheme-color synesthetes show enhanced crossmodal processing between auditory and visual modalities},
  author={D. Brang and L. Williams and V. Ramachandran},
  • D. Brang, L. Williams, V. Ramachandran
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
  • Synesthesia is an involuntary experience in which stimulation of one sensory modality triggers additional, atypical sensory experiences. Strong multisensory processes are present in the general population, but the relationship between these 'normal' sensory interactions and synesthesia is currently unknown. Neuroimaging research suggests that some forms of synesthesia are caused by enhanced cross-activation between brain areas specialized for the processing of different sensory attributes, and… CONTINUE READING
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