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Mixed Feelings (19 Nov 2002)
The programme explores the astonishing range of synaesthetic characteristics revealed by current case studies of people with the condition. It looks at the different forms which synaesthesia takes and examines the wealth of sensory data now accessible to scientists. Examples of these case studies include James Wannerton who tastes spoken words - the flavours of words are very specific: mince, apricots, tomato soup, even earwax; and Jane Mackay who sees shapes and and colours when she hears music and then paints what she sees.
Article URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/hearingcolours.shtml
  29.30    (Hearing Colours, Eating Sounds)  

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