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'Shape' and 'Taste' of Words Contribute to Improved Learning and Memory

Do you see the color red when reading “r" on a page—or does the word “train” taste like ice cream? While these questions may seem strange to some, people with synesthesia probably don't find them odd at all. Synesthesia is an unusual blending of the senses. Examples of synesthesia are when you hear music but you see shapes. Or you hear a word or a name and instantly see a color.

Learn more about the fascinating research that is being done to gain a better understanding of how using unique words that stimulate numerous senses and emotions can assist in speech-language assessment and treatments. Full ARTICLE!

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