Famous People Who Have or Had Synesthesia

Author: Disabled World
Published: 2024/01/07 - Updated: 2024/01/10
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Synopsis: List of well known and famous people with synesthesia a condition where people see numbers or letters in color or see sounds and music. Many people with synesthesia use their experiences to aid in their creative process, and many non-synesthetes have attempted to create works of art that may capture what it is like to experience synesthesia. Estimates for the number of people with synesthesia range from 1 in 200 to 1 in 100,000. There are probably many people who have the condition but do not realize what it is.

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Synesthesia is a neurologically condition where people may see numbers or letters in color or see sounds and music there are over 60 types of synesthesia.

There are two overall forms of synesthesia: associative synesthesia and projecting synesthesia.

Synesthetes often report that they were unaware their experiences were unusual until they realized other people did not have them, while others report feeling as if they had been keeping a secret their entire life.

Estimates for the number of people with synesthesia range from 1 in 200 to 1 in 100,000. There are probably many people who have the condition but do not realize what it is.

Many people with synesthesia use their experiences to aid in their creative process, and many non-synesthetes have attempted to create works of art that may capture what it is like to experience synesthesia.

List of Famous People Who Have or Had Synesthesia

Under Review: List of Famous People Who May Have, or Had, Synesthesia

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