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Mini-Quiz: Synesthesia: Hearing Colors

by Ron Kurtus (revised 5 December 2004)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What is a very common form of synesthesia?

Seeing different colored letters, when reading

Seeing strange shapes and shadows at night

Hearing people talk behind her back

2. What type of person most often is a synesthete?

A person on drugs

A short, fat balding man

A left-handed, intelligent woman

3. Why do some people hide that they experience synesthesia?

Others may think they are crazy

They are afraid of science

It is against their religion

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Senses. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Web sites

Everyday fantasia: The world of synesthesia - American Psychological Association

Some People Really Can Taste The Rainbow - National Public Radio

Synesthesia Research - University of Sussex (UK)

Synesthesia in Science and Technology - NIH Public Access paper

Synesthesia - Wikipedia

Synesthesia: a colorful word with a touching sound? - Frontiers in Psychology

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