As many as one in 2000 people have a condition called synesthesia where two or more senses get mixed up or confused. This week Kate and Rebecca discuss some of the common forms of the condition, ranging from perceiving Wednesdays as being red to smelling numbers.
This week's question: Is synesthesia more common in men or women?
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the name we give a neurological condition where two or more senses (sight, sound, smell, taste or touch) are mixed up or confused
a box in which we bury the dead
when something is based on chance or without reason
express something clearly in words
a general term which refers to any substance used as food or used in making food
how something feels eg. rough/smooth or soft/hard
- taste sensation
the feeling you get when you taste the flavour of something
when something makes it difficult for you to give your full attention to something else