The Man Who Tasted Shapes: A Bizarre Medical Mystery Offers Revolutionary Insights Into Emotions, Reasoning, and Consciousness

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A Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam Book, 1993 - Psychology - 249 pages
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Imagine a world of salty visions, purple odors, square tastes, and green wavy symphonies. Although only 10 people in one million experience the world in this manner, neurologist Cytowic believes their condition (synesthesia) can offer inspiring insights into the human mind.

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User Review  - Andrea Hickman Walker - Goodreads

This is rather out of date, which is a pity, because it's fascinating. I'd like to know more about where neurology, psychiatry and psychology are with regards to synesthesia at the moment. I've always ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

I read this book to learn more about synesthesia as I have it myself. I did learn more about it, but through this book I also learnt more about perception as a whole. I personally like that the author ... Read full review


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