I don't see smells .............. but music, feelings, sensations ....


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Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on October 21, 2002 at 19:48:31:

In reply to: My name is txilar and I'm a synaesthetic posted by txilar on October 21, 2002 at 18:16:54:

I don't see smells in color, but for me music has colors. I can
frequently see the colors of people's emotions or physical discomfort.
(A migraine is grey and partially opaque, excitement has little light
flashes). If a person near me is concentrating on a visual image, I
can see it. (I keep this shut off most of the time as it's rude to be
so intrusive, and it's not helpful in relationships.)

Thanks for the synaesthesia link! I hadn't thought about it in about
30 years, when I last had a conversation with another synaesthesiac,
and the brain function wasn't understood then. She insisted whomever
put "Fantasia" together was a synaesthesiac.

 


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