The colour of language

Our senses always work together. Try closing your nose while eating. You will notice that everything tastes different! Some people have senses that work together so strongly that, for example, they see a colour with every letter: the A is always red, the B always green, the C purple, and so on. Some people are even able to taste language! This mixing of the senses is called ‘synaesthesia’. Do you want to know how well your senses work together? Come by and do our test!

Researchers involved: Tessa van Leeuwen (Donders Centre) and Mark Dingemanse (Max Planck Institute)

All day

5 years and over


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