Tuesday, December 16, 2014

WHAT IS SYNESTHESIA?


Synesthesia is a rare phenomenon that some say provides a richer perceptual experience (Vladimir Nobokov)  but what exactly is it? Do your research and find out. Then write a definition essay.

Synesthesia is something that runs in my family and as such is a subject which is very close to my heart. This task is dedicated to all the other synesthetes out there.

Familiarize yourself with the issue:
·         “Synesthesia” https://prezi.com/e2ralqnqei44/synesthesia/
·         “Synesthesia” https://prezi.com/vzud78r-yb0-/synesthesia-prezi/
Reading material to annotate
·         “Synesthesia” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synesthesia
·         “What is synesthesia?” https://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/syne.html
·         “Synesthesia project”  http://www.bu.edu/synesthesia/faq/
·         “Rare but real people who feel, taste and hear color”  http://www.livescience.com/169-rare-real-people-feel-taste-hear-color.html
Videos to watch and make notes on
·         “Hearing colors seeing sounds” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEqmNX8uKlA

·         “Synesthesia” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIEiOrxhtNQ

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