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  - Meg - Goodreads

While the author tends to pontificate on several of his own opinions throughout the presentation of his research, this book was incredibly interesting. Maybe, though, there could have been less ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

When I read the summary on the back cover I thought "This is me!" I picked it up immediately. Up until then I had assumed that everyone saw colors with numbers, and feeling different physical ... Read full review

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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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