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Published: 27 June 2019

152 Pages | 15 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198749219

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Synaesthesia: A Very Short Introduction

Julia Simner

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the many different ways synaesthesia presents, from tasty words to colourful sounds
  • Explores the fascinating stories of different individuals' experiences of the world through their forms of synaesthesia
  • Discusses the links between synaesthesia and artistic creativity
  • Relates our contemporary understanding of the neuroscience behind synaesthesia
  • Discusses how synaesthesia can be detected and measured through specialist tests
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide