What is the name for the human disorder in which senses overlap so, for example, colours can be smelt, sounds tasted and so on?
#39761. Asked by gmackematix. (Oct 11 03 9:17 AM)
Oct 11 03, 3:38 PM
Yay! Gnomon. The condition is said to affect one in every 2,000 people and is described fully in the classic popular science work "The Man Who Tasted Shapes."
It reminds me of composer Erik Satie who wrote "Cold Pieces" and "Pear-shaped pieces" of music.
Oct 11 03, 10:36 PM
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