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Christopher Evans Psych 1 Assignment: Synesthesia 3/18/07 As we have discussed during section, synesthesia is when two types of senses become  somewhat connected or somehow mixed up when the mind perceives them. There is a common  association between a sense like sound, smell, or sight which ends up creating a particular  interpretation of the stimulus.  Thus one can say then that there is an unnatural associated  between two like sense or in some cases two types of stimuli within the same sense (for  example the coloring of specific words/letters). Because both of chapters 7 and 8 are focused primarily on the senses and the way in  which the mind interprets the outside world, this type of anomaly is highly relevant to the subject  matter. When we learn more about what parts of the brain are responsible for particular sensory 
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