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Enhanced cortical excitability in grapheme-color synesthesia and its modulation.

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Synesthesia is an unusual condition characterized by the over-binding of two or more features and the concomitant automatic and conscious experience of atypical, ancillary images or perceptions. Previous research suggests that synesthetes display enhanced modality-specific perceptual processing, but it remains unclear whether enhanced processing contributes to conscious awareness of color photisms. In three experiments, we investigated whether grapheme-color synesthesia is characterized by en...

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10.1016/j.cub.2011.10.032

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Current biology : CB
Volume:
21
Issue:
23
Pages:
2006-2009
Publication date:
2011-12-05
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
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uuid:950f6c99-d4f9-4771-b006-ddef4ba2d249
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206064
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pubs:206064

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