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December 17, 2009

A little mixed up?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1261094371 ) Play

What strange property connects these 5 fairly random people? The list is by no means exhaustive.

Cracked by Logik , Raghuvansh , MadGenius , Ps , Rogi , Dibyo , shenoyvarun86 , udupendra , sidsen , krudebox , p vs np , shrik , byslexia , umang , dheeraj , Mitesh , Gurupad , abhijeet , akhi and Ananth

Answer:

Tori Amos, Feynman, Nabokov, Eddie Van Halen and Stevie Wonder all seemed to have had a rare condition called “Synesthesia”, where senses would get mixed up. Feynman, for example, reports seeing each number in a different colour for some reason.


22 Responses to “A little mixed up?”

  1. Logik
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    Feynman and Nabokov had synaesthesia.

    So the rest must have had it too.


  2. Raghuvansh
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    4

    Synesthesia


  3. All suffer from Synesthesia


  4. Ps

    synesthesia


  5. Rogi
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    They are all [X] → color synesthetes.


  6. Dibyo
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    synesthesia


  7. List of people with synesthesia


  8. udupendra
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    4
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    All have synesthesia


  9. sidsen
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    synestesia


  10. krudebox
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    people with synesthesia


  11. Sridhar C

    All have the same Erdos number?


  12. Synesthesia.


  13. shrik
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    Synesthetes.


  14. byslexia

    synesthetes.


  15. umang

    synesthesia


  16. dheeraj

    people with synesthesia


  17. Ps

    Plz keep this weekends questions up a bit longer… missed out last week on the pentacene one.


  18. Mitesh

    all suffered from the neurological condition synesthesia


  19. List of people with synesthesia


  20. abhijeet

    synesthesia


  21. akhi
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    people with Synesthesia


  22. Ananth
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    5
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    People with synesthesia.


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