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Wednesday is indigo blue : discovering the brain of synesthesia

Author: Richard E Cytowic; David Eagleman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView 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"--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Cytowic; David Eagleman
ISBN: 9780262516709 0262516705
OCLC Number: 751829802
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Originally published as hbk.: ©2009.
Description: viii, 309 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), music ; 23 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.
Other Titles: Discovering the brain of synesthesia
Responsibility: Richard E. Cytowic and David M. Eagleman ; [afterword by Dmitri Nabokov].

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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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