Unconscious priming eliminates automatic binding of colour and alphanumeric form in synaesthesia

@article{Mattingley2001UnconsciousPE,
  title={Unconscious priming eliminates automatic binding of colour and alphanumeric form in synaesthesia},
  author={Jason B. Mattingley and Anina N. Rich and Gregory Wayne Yelland and John L. Bradshaw},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={410},
  pages={580-582}
}
Synaesthesia is an unusual perceptual phenomenon in which events in one sensory modality induce vivid sensations in another. Individuals may ‘taste’ shapes, ‘hear’ colours, or ‘feel’ sounds. Synaesthesia was first described over a century ago, but little is known about its underlying causes or its effects on cognition. Most reports have been anecdotal or have focused on isolated unusual cases. Here we report an investigation of 15 individuals with colour-graphemic synaesthesia, each of whom… 
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