Synesthesia, Creativity and Puns

  title={Synesthesia, Creativity and Puns},
  author={Sarah C. Sitton and Edward Pierce},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={577 - 580}
The relationship between self-reported synesthesia, or sensory mixing, and verbal creativity as measured by the Remote Associates Test and pun generation was assessed. 210 participants responded online. Analysis yielded a significant correlation between scores on Synesthesia and Verbal Creativity as measured. The possibility that Synesthesia and Verbal Creativity stem from dedifferentiated thinking processes or neural cross-activation is discussed. 
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