Hearing colors, tasting shapes: Stars with synesthesia

Do you know if you have it too?

Stars Insider

26/05/20 | StarsInsider


When you think of Friday, does it have a color? Do sounds have shapes? Do tastes have numbers? If so, you might have synesthesia.

Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon in which one sense is involuntarily perceived along with additional senses, causing people to hear colors, feel sounds, or taste shapes. It can also join objects such as letters, shapes, numbers, or people's names with a sensory perception such as smell, color, or flavor.

Only 4% of the total population has this rare condition, but you likely already know a few of them. Synesthetes are reportedly eight times more likely to work in a creative capacity, so click through to see which talented stars have put this gift to use.


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