Synesthesia’s mysterious ‘mingling of the senses’ may result from hyperconnected neurons

When you hear a B-flat music note, do you see the color blue? Do the words in this sentence look red or green? If so, you may have synesthesia, a mysterious condition in which one sense consistently mingles with another. Now, for the first time, scientists have identified a handful of genes that might predispose people to synesthesia, offering a window to better understand disorders such as autism, which is also thought to involve abnormal brain connections. Read more

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Author: Dr. Baek

- Scientist (Microbiology, Synthetic Biology, Molecular Biology). - Founder / CEO of the biotech company Peption LLC. - Passionate about biotechnological innovations to address important global health issues.

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