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Colored-Olfaction: Introduction

Colored-Olfaction: Colored olfaction is a form of synesthesia where smelling a particular smell results in a perception of color e.g. the smell of oranges may be perceived as bright purple. 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-Olfaction is available below.

Symptoms of Colored-Olfaction

  • A stimulus in one sensory modality results in an experience or sensation in another sensory modality
  • Smelling a particular smell results in a perception of color
  • A stimulus in one sensory modality results in an altered experience or sensation in the same sensory modality
  • Music perceived as colors
  • Sounds perceived as tastes
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Treatments for Colored-Olfaction

  • 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-Olfaction

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Colored-Olfaction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Colored-Olfaction

Prognosis for Colored-Olfaction: 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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  1. Colored-Olfaction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis

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