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Synesthesia: The Smell of a Sound, The Taste of a Color (Video)
Date: September 14, 2011
Running Time: 00:05:30
Monday is spiky. The number nine is orange. The letter F smells like smoke. Roughly one percent of people experience such blending of the senses, known as synesthesia. In this episode we meet Bryan Alvarez, a doctoral candidate at the University of California at Berkeley, who is researching the neural ... More »
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