Your Voice Feels Spiky: Synesthesia!

My husband never gave much thought to it – sounds had colors and shapes, objects were masculine or feminine. Wasn’t that just something everyone felt? It wasn’t until he was an adult and happened upon information that told him, No, your experience is not universal. His brain happens to be wired a bit differently and […]


Your Aura is a Bit Splotchy: Synesthesia Revisited

If you’re a long-time reader of Persephone, or you’re interested in weird and wonky goings on in the human brain, you may have read the article I wrote back in February about being a synesthete (which you can find here). I was ecstatic to find that so many people were interested in my “brain disorder” […]