Synaesthesia to try at home (sort of)

This from the new Sci-Fi blog io9 :

Neuroscience: Fully-Functioning Synaesthesia Machine

You’ve probably heard about synaesthesia, the glamorous neurological condition in which people’s senses get swapped so that they smell colors and feel words. Now a group of roboticists and bioengineers have got a working prototype of a little machine that gives you the synaesthetic ability to feel things you see.

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