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Wednesday is indigo blue : discovering the brain of synesthesia

Author: Richard E Cytowic; David Eagleman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Wednesday Is Indigo Blue, pioneering researcher Richard Cytowic and distinguished neuroscientist David Eagleman explain the neuroscience and genetics behind synesthesia's multisensory experiences. --from publisher description.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Cytowic; David Eagleman
ISBN: 9780262012799 0262012790
OCLC Number: 233697438
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: viii, 309 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), music ; 24 cm
Contents: What color is Tuesday? --
A kaleidoscopic world --
Don't it make my brown I's blue? --
See with your ears --
November hangs above me to the left --
A matter of taste --
Auras, orgasms, and nervous peaches --
Metaphor, art, and creativity --
Inside a synesthete's brain --
Questions ahead.
Responsibility: Richard E. Cytowic and David M. Eagleman.
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How the extraordinary multisensory phenomenon of synesthesia has changed our traditional view of the brain.  Read more...

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"Filled with detailed tables, clarifying illustrations, and instructive chapters, this title, which includes an afterword by Nabokov's son Dmitri (also a synesthete), should be required reading for Read more...

 
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