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What is Tactile-Gustation?

What is Tactile-Gustation?

  • Tactile-Gustation: Colored olfaction is a form of synesthesia where tasting a particular taste results in a perception of a particular shape e.g. taste an orange may be perceived as a triangular shape. 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.

Tactile-Gustation: Introduction

Types of Tactile-Gustation:

Broader types of Tactile-Gustation:

How serious is Tactile-Gustation?

Prognosis of Tactile-Gustation: 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.

What causes Tactile-Gustation?

Causes of Tactile-Gustation: see causes of Tactile-Gustation

What are the symptoms of Tactile-Gustation?

Symptoms of Tactile-Gustation: see symptoms of Tactile-Gustation

Tactile-Gustation: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tactile-Gustation.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tactile-Gustation.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Tactile-Gustation: see treatments for Tactile-Gustation

Name and Aliases of Tactile-Gustation

Main name of condition: Tactile-Gustation

Other names or spellings for Tactile-Gustation:

Tactile-Gustation Synesthesia, Synesthesia [Taste to shape]


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