[DWJ] OT: book pricing
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Fri Jun 23 20:52:23 EDT 2006
There's some in _The Natural History of the Senses_, I think it's
by Diane Ackerman [sp?]. I seem to remember it's supposed to be a kind
of cross-wiring. There's a story about a mother and son who discovered
they each had synaesthesia. The interesting thing is that they didn't
assign the same colors to the same sounds -- or however it worked for
Some people have their sense of touch involved. That would be strange.
On Friday, June 23, 2006, at 01:02 PM, Chris Dollin wrote:
> On Friday 23 June 2006 17:26, Elizabeth G. Holtrop wrote:
>> I read an article a few years ago in Smithsonian magazine about
>> who see letters and numbers in color; they called it synesthesia and
>> went on to talk about how these people also may see specific colors
>> when they listen to music or have certain emotions. For a long
>> time I
>> figured I must have synesthesia, but I finally remembered that any
>> I have associated with letters are mostly the same as the colors
>> on my
>> kiddie alphabet chart. Too bad. The most I can claim is that
>> letters and
>> numbers have definite genders to me.
> Dan Goodman in rec.arts.sf.composition is synaesthetic (is that the
> right word?).
> The topic comes up from time to time.
> There's some stuff about anesthesia in I think one of Ramachandra's
> brain books. I may remember to go dig it out.
You can safely assume that you've created God in your own
image when it turns out that God hates all the same people
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