OTHER WORDS FROM synesthesiasyn·es·thete [sin-uhs-theet], /ˈsɪn əsˌθit/, nounsyn·es·thet·ic [sin-uhs-thet-ik], /ˌsɪn əsˈθɛt ɪk/, adjectivenon·syn·es·thet·ic, adjective
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Artists who’ve reported extraordinary experiences of synesthesia range from 19th-century composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov to contemporary artist David Hockney to pop music star Lady Gaga.
Now we know more, but many questions remain and synesthesia still carries an exotic aura.
Fortunately the scientific study of synesthesia grew from the late 19th century into the 20th, mainly using interviews and group surveys.
In the 1980s, however, new approaches made synesthesia amenable to more rigorous and objective study and research has blossomed, with about 1,000 new publications since 2000.
One problem was the difficulty of tracking the many forms of synesthesia.
Her first book, about synesthesia, titled Tasting the Universe, will be out in March 2011 from New Page Books.