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What It's Like to Have Synesthesia And See All Your Numbers in Color

In the big wide world of mental disorders, synesthesia is probably one of the most interesting and least harmful. It's like a sensory remix. But what's it really like? Alex from Bite Sci-Zed, who "suffers" from a flavor of the disorder where her numberals have very distinct colors, explains it. By the numbers. [Numberphile]

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Eric Limer

I'm not synesthesic, but I've always found that certain days of the week have vivid colors, to me.

Monday: Tan

Tuesday: Maroon

Wednesday: Navy Blue

Friday: Black

Sunday: Yellow

Thursday and Saturday don't really have a hue that shouts out at me.