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People who see a colour while sniffing a particular scent are not only better at distinguishing between different smells and different colours, but also better at naming odours, researchers from Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, have found. Such people are said to have synaesthesia, an extraordinary phenomenon where a sensation in one of the sense organs (here the nose) triggers a sensation in another (the eyes) 

TT Bureau   |   Published 28.08.17, 12:00 AM

People who see a colour while sniffing a particular scent are not only better at distinguishing between different smells and different colours, but also better at naming odours, researchers from Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, have found. Such people are said to have synaesthesia, an extraordinary phenomenon where a sensation in one of the sense organs (here the nose) triggers a sensation in another (the eyes) 



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