Study links synaesthesia with coloured fridge magnets

Wired UK:

A study of people with colour-grapheme synaesthesia — where written forms are associated with particular colours — has found that the pairings of colours and letters may be linked to playing with children’s coloured magnetic letters.

The research was conducted by Nathan Witthoft and Jonathan Winawer of Stanford University’s psychology department and focused on eleven synaesthetes with strikingly similar letter-colour pairings which appeared to correspond with the letter-colour pairings of typical toy magnetic letters.

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