Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Emotional Synesthesia

Whenever Francesca closes her eyes and touches a particular texture, she experiences a vivid emotion: Denim, extreme sadness. Silk, peace and calm. Orange peel, shock. Wax, embarassment. She sometimes feels subtle nuances of emotions. Grade 60 sandpaper produces guit, and grade 120 evokes "the feeling of telling a white lie".

-The Tell Tale Brain p.75
VS Ramachamndran

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