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Talk the Talk: Synaesthesia

Wednesday 27th April / presented by Kylie Sturgess Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie Justine Dandy

Can you hear colours? Or smell sounds?

We’re starting to understand synaesthesia — the blending of senses that some people experience. Now language researchers are using synaesthesia to understand how we process language, and even how language got started in the first place.

Linguist Daniel Midgley finds the synaesthete in all of us on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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