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Temporo-Spatial Synesthesia

Synesthesia of the Day – Temporo-Spatial Synesthesia Temporo-Spatial Synesthesia, also known as Time-Space Synesthesia, mixes the senses of space and time. People with this form of synesthesia see time as having a visible form. When thinking about the year, they … Continue reading

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Elgin’s Synesthesia

Synesthesia of the Day – Elgin’s Synesthesia Elgin, like the other inhabitants of Green Comet, is a synesthete. I refer to that fact a few times during the novel, and in the sequel, Parasite Puppeteers. I don’t go into a … Continue reading

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Microsculpture – The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

Levon Biss is a successful commercial photographer. His work has been used in advertising, on magazines and in a book about soccer. Now he has an exhibition of his images of insects, showing the Oxford University Museum of Natural History’s … Continue reading

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Some Women See a Hundred Million Colors

An unknown percentage of women can see a hundred times as many colors as the rest of us.  While normal humans have three types of cones in their eyes for perceiving the three primary colors — red, green and blue … Continue reading

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Irises

In his photo collection, “Your beautiful eyes,” Suren Manvelyan of Armenia has captured extreme close-ups of human eyes. I admit to being surprised by the rugosity of our irises. I won’t weigh this down with words. I’ll just show you … Continue reading

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Seeing Blue

Language affects how we see the world. More than that, language affects what we see, even what we can see. If there is no word in the language for it, we’re less likely to see it. Scientists at the Massachusetts … Continue reading

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