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← Sky-blue-pink. A colour never before seen?

Art Vandelay's Avatar Jump to comment 9 by Art Vandelay

I have even gone so far as to speculate that bats might hear in colour.

Some people associate sounds with colour: many musicians and composers for example, associate different keys with different colours. It's an aspect of synaesthesia, that condition where sensory experiences overlap. But interestingly, if you compare composers' lists of colours/keys, they don't usually match (so your red isn't the same as my red!)

I'm wondering if the condition occurs because of the doubling up of neurological pathways.

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