Hearing Color, Feeling Sound
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 396
- Mar 23, 2020 7:00 pm
- 50:36 mins
Hearing Color, Feeling Sound Guest: Annie Dickinson, musician, composer and singer Synesthesia is a neurological condition where people can literally hear colors and see sounds, and it affects approximately four percent of the population. Annie Dickinson is a high-school student who has been able to use her synesthesia to compose and perform music that she can actually see. Attacked by Noise Guest: M. Zachary Rosenthal, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director, Center for Misophonia and Emotion Regulation, Duke University Most people have at least one sound that drives them crazy, whether it be nails on a chalkboard, loud swallowing, or your neighbor’s voice. But for people with misophonia, a rare neurological disorder, even the most common noises can become disruptive and painful. What are the causes and treatments of this condition?