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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THE MAN WHO TASTED SHAPES

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

When a curious-minded neurologist meets a neurological curiosity—in this case, a neighbor who experiences tastes as physical shapes—the result, at least here, is a mixed bag: a fascinating ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sosiles - LibraryThing

It was very interesting and the main narrative was engaging. Towards the end though he goes off on this tangent about 'the primacy of emotion over reason' that heads straight into New Age territory ... Read full review

Contents

Not Enough Points on the Chicken
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The World Turned Inside Out
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The Making of a Neurologist
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