Interview Compilations

Perceiving the world in more ways than one.
Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Jamie Ward - Synesthesia Synesthesia has fascinated researchers for a long time. Dr. Jamie Ward from the University of Sussex, UK, has investigated a large number of synesthetes - people, who perceive the world in a different way than the average person. Synesthesia is... Jamie Ward goCognitive
Multisensory integration in synesthesia Every person's brain has to integrate information from several different senses? This multisensory perception is different from synesthesia - existing sensory information is processed together, unlike synesthetic experiences, where unrelated... Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:03:48
Types of synesthesia Dr. Jamie Ward talks about different types of synesthesia and how they relate to the concept of sequences in the brain. Types of synesthesia include number and letter color, word-taste, vision-music, spatial sequences, and mirror-touch synesthesia. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:06:25
Visual Attention In this interview, Dr. Geoff Boynton from the University of Washington talks about the neural basis of visual attention. In the first segment, he outlines the changes in our understanding how attention modulates neural processing and some of his own... Geoff Boynton goCognitive 00:21:48
Visual Perception and Size Illusions In this video, Dr. Scott Murray from the University of Washington explains the basic processes underlying visual perception. He emphasizes the goal of visual perception - the interpretation of a proximal stimulus in terms of the what is out there in... Scott Murray goCognitive 00:19:52
What does it feel like to be a synesthete? Based on his interactions with hundreds of synesthetes, Dr. Ward describes how synesthetes view their experiences and how synesthesia affects their daily lives. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:01:48
What is synesthesia? Dr. Jamie Ward is a researcher at the University of Sussex (UK) and an expert on synesthesia. Here he explains synesthesia as having an "extra-sensation" tagged onto a commonly experienced perception. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:00:58