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Colored Hearing

Colored Hearing: Introduction

Colored Hearing: Chromesthesia or colored hearing is a form of synesthesia where hearing particular sounds or words results in a perception of color. The reverse may also be true in some cases with particular colors resulting in the experience of sounds e.g. a change in the color of traffic lights may result in the person perceiving a bell-chime. Synesthesia is a relatively common perceptual anomaly where a stimulus of one of the senses (e.g. hearing) results in an experience or sensation in another sensory modality or an unusual perception in the same sensory modality. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Colored Hearing is available below.

Symptoms of Colored Hearing

  • A stimulus in one sensory modality results in an experience or sensation in another sensory modality
  • Hearing a particular sound evokes a color experience
  • Seeing a particular color may evoke a sound experience
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Treatments for Colored Hearing

  • There is no definitive treatment for synesthesia and the majority of people suffer no ill effects from the anomaly and many in fact consider it a special gift. If the synesthesia does prove to be problematic then psychological treatment may be of assistance
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Causes of Colored Hearing

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Colored Hearing: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Colored Hearing

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Colored Hearing: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Colored Hearing

Prognosis for Colored Hearing: Synesthesia is not a disease and in most cases people are born with it. Most people consider the anomaly a special gift rather than a problem to be treated.

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More information about Colored Hearing

  1. Colored Hearing: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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