How synesthesia defines literature

People with synesthesia can recognise words and sentences written in the language of their favourite colour, a new study has found.

Key points: People with Synesthesia are able to recognise words, sentences written with their colour synesthesia synesthesia is a disorder that affects only one part of the brain – the left hemisphere of the visual system, which controls colour vision.

It affects people who are able see colors from different angles, such as those who have blue eyes.

“We know that synesthesia means the ability to identify and hear sounds that sound like something that we are thinking about,” said Dr Stephen Masekela, who led the research at the University of Queensland.

“But this new study suggests that synesthetes also see words and images that sound quite different from what they think they are hearing.”

These colours are very much like the sounds that they think that they hear.

“They might not be able to make out what they are saying, but they might be able make out their colour vision.”

Dr Masekera said there were three main colours that were important for synesthesia: white, blue and green.

“For example, white is the colour that synapses with us and the colour of the world, and blue is the most obvious one for me.”

The colours that we use for synesthetics are very different from the colours we think we see,” he said.”

You might think that you hear blue in your ear, but you can see it in your brain.

“Dr Stephen Maseskera.

(AAP: Kate Bennett)Dr Maseskela and his team wanted to find out how synesthesia affected people with a disorder known as dyslexia.”

In dyslexics, the language they are learning is different to what they’re hearing,” he explained.”

That means that their brain works differently, so that they can’t recognise what they hear in words.

“Dr Steven Giesbrecht, a researcher at the Queensland Centre for Synesthesia, said the study was a significant step forward.”

We are seeing that synesthetic colour vision can be seen in people with dyslexias, which is a significant advance,” he told news.com.au.”

This is an example of the sort of language and the way that we make language sounds, and it’s a very different way to how people actually read language.

“Dr Giesbert said dyslexic people might not understand why words are written in different colours, but might still be able see the difference.”

If you’re not a dyslexiac, it might be very difficult to understand what is going on in your language,” he added.”

There’s a lot of learning to do, so the people who have dyslexial language skills might not have a great way of reading a sentence.”‘

This is not a mental illness’Dr Giersbrecht said the new study would be used by people to help them understand how their language works, so it was important to keep the findings safe.”

People who have synesthesia are a very rare population,” he warned.”

So this is not the normal language, this is a language that is completely different to the language that people are using to read.

“Dr Katerina Zyla, an associate professor at the School of Psychology at the university, said that although people with synesthete colour vision might not necessarily recognise their colour, they were able to understand the meaning of a sentence written with that colour.”

It’s an incredibly interesting thing that is happening, and that’s a big help to people who might be dealing with dyslegia,” she said.

Dr Giersch said the researchers would be interested in whether the synesthesia they observed in the study affected people who had dyslexian language problems.”

I would be keen to see whether we could get a study like this done to test people with that language impairment,” he suggested.

‘We need to understand more’Dr MASEKELA said it was exciting to see that there were so many people with the disorder, but it was crucial that the study focused on the language used in reading.”

A lot of people have dyslinguistic language problems, but there’s no treatment,” he noted.”

Now that we have this study that’s showing the language, it’s important that we understand more about what those languages are actually saying.

“What we need to do is get a large number of people who don’t have language problems to do language studies.

That will hopefully help us understand what those sounds are.”

Topics:synesthesia,science-and-technology,human-interest,education,psychology,cambodiaFirst posted October 16, 2018 08:30:49Contact Kate Bennett