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Gray Bananas and a Red Letter A — From Synesthetic Sensation to Memory Colors

Weiss, Franziska, Greenlee, Mark W. and Volberg, Gregor (2018) Gray Bananas and a Red Letter A — From Synesthetic Sensation to Memory Colors. i-Perception 9 (3), p. 204166951877751.

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Grapheme–color synesthesia is a condition in which objectively achromatic graphemes induce concurrent color experiences. While it was long thought that the colors emerge during perception, there is growing support for the view that colors are integral to synesthetes’ cognitive representations of graphemes. In this work, we review evidence for two opposing theories positing either a perceptual or ...


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Item type:Article
Date:31 May 2018
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I (Allgemeine Psychologie I und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Mark W. Greenlee
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:color, multisensory processing, perception, synesthesia, cross-activation theory, conceptual-mediation model, memory colors
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37392
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