Visual Perception

Hypnosis-induced Synaesthesia Makes You See Red – in the Number Seven

Hypnosis can induce synaesthetic experiences – where one sense triggers the involuntary use of another – according to a new study in Psychological Science. The findings suggests that people with synaesthesia do not necessarily have extra connections in their brain; rather, their brains may simply do more ‘cross-talking’ and this More

Study Finds That Sleep Selectively Preserves Emotional Memories

As poets, songwriters and authors have described, our memories range from misty water-colored recollections to vividly detailed images of the times of our lives. Now, a study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Boston College offers new insights into the specific components of emotional memories More