ideasthesia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa, notion, pattern) + αἴσθησις (aísthēsis, sensation), modeled after synaesthesia and introduced by Danko Nikolić in [1].

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  • IPA(key): /ʌɪˈdɪəɛsˈθiːʒə/

Noun[edit]

ideasthesia (uncountable)

  1. (neurology, psychology) A neurological or cognitive phenomenon in which activation of a particular concept triggers a sensory-like experience.

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  1. ^ Nikolić, D. (2009) Is synaesthesia actually ideaesthesia? An inquiry into the nature of the phenomenon. Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Synaesthesia, Science & Art, Granada, Spain, April 26–29, 2009.