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Redefining synaesthesia?

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In a thought-provoking paper, Simner (2012) highlights and criticizes a number of assumptions concerning synaesthesia. She specifically takes issue with the following assumptions: (1) synaesthesia is strictly a sensory-perceptual phenomenon; (2) consistency of inducer-concurrent pairs is the gold standard for establishing the authenticity of an individual's synaesthesia; and (3) synaesthesia is not heterogeneous. In the wake of this critique, Simner advances a working definition of synaesthes...

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Cohen Kadosh, R More by this author
Terhune, DB More by this author
Journal:
British journal of psychology (London, England : 1953)
Volume:
103
Issue:
1
Pages:
20-23
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
2044-8325
ISSN:
0007-1269
URN:
uuid:1453fb94-a7b8-4252-badd-e9064b2cd47f
Source identifiers:
244627
Local pid:
pubs:244627
Language:
English
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