About this Research Topic
This Research Topic aims to bring together research on synaesthesia and typical cross-modal interactions to discuss the mechanisms of synaesthesia and what it can tell us about typical perceptual processes. Topics will include, but not be limited to, the neurocognitive mechanisms that give rise to synaesthesia; the extent to which synaesthesia does / does not share commonalities with typical cross-modal correspondences; broader cognitive and perceptual consequences that are linked to synaesthesia; and perspectives on the origins / defining characteristics of synaesthesia. We welcome novel experimental research articles using a range of methods (e.g. behavioural; brain stimulation; brain imaging), reviews and methods papers, and opinion papers that raise important questions for the field.
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