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Re: CHAT: Synesthesia

From:Daniel Andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>
Date:Thursday, December 9, 1999, 22:27
Nik Taylor wrote:

> Melissa Phong wrote: > > I guess I just assumed that everybody sees words as colors and =
> > designs. Is that not true?
> Not true at all. I get no visual connotations from different words, > even a word like "red" doesn't give me any image unless I actually > conciously *think* about the color red.
Same for me. I don't see any colours, hear any tones, taste and tastes or whatever from words. Though I still like them! :) But it is remarkable how many synesthetes there seem to be on this list. I guess many of us really are lunatic lovers of language. And I mean that in a positive way!!! Daniel