Three Types Of Synesthesia As A Phenomenon

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Synesthesia is a phenomenon in which one sense or part of the body is stimulated by another sense or part of the body. For example, certain sounds or visuals can stimulate and be related to colors, textures or smells. There are many types of synesthesia that has been identified and studied by researchers dating back to ancient Greece and classified in the early 19th century. In this paper, three types of synesthesia will be studied: grapheme/color synesthesia synesthesia, color/sound synesthesia and its subtype, color-music synesthesia. The article will review the procedures, methods, and results of each of these focal points to better understand the way the brain works with people who experience synesthesia. This article will reference and analyze research that has been conducted on synesthesia in the brain when stimulating two senses at once, the time course in neural activity of these senses, and patients with color-music synesthesia in the regards to the intensity of white matter in the brain. It will also focus on synesthesia and music and understanding the mechanisms in the brain that allow certain people to see colors when listening to or playing music. The purpose of this study is to compare the theories behind the development of synesthesia and apply them to recent findings and experiments. Future research will also be mentioned to further analyze the findings surrounding synesthetic phenomenons.

Synesthesia is a phenomenon in which one sense or part of the body

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