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Synesthesia is a neurological disorder where a person feels several of the five senses at one time. For example, an individual with this condition might say that they “smell the color red.” According to the APA, synesthesia is quite rare. In fact, only an estimated 1 in 2,000 people have the disorder. Someone with synesthesia feels like their brain is overwhelmed with sensory input, which creates a confusing experience for them. The origin of synesthesia is inconclusive; however, there are research studies that speculate that it may be hereditary. Here you will find articles that explain the signs and symptoms of this rare and fascinating mental health condition. Though uncommon, many people live with synesthesia, and if you are one of them, this section will provide insight into your experiences.

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