Interviews

Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
How consistent are synesthetic associations across synesthetes? There are common trends in associations between letters, shapes, and colors found among synesthetes. Dr. Jamie Ward speculates about how these trends may be different among non-English speakers. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:02:48
Synesthesia can aid in specific memory tasks Daniel Tammet used his synesthesia to help him memorize pi to 20,000 digits. However, it is an open question whether the average synesthete has a memory advantage over those who do not have synesthesia. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:04:04
Testing for synesthesia Dr. Jamie Ward explains how synesthesia can be tested for using different methods. One method focuses of the specificity of color associations and high test-retest reliability. Another test involves pattern perception where people with synesthesia... Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:03:18
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