Definition of Chromaesthesia
1. Noun. A form of synesthesia in which nonvisual stimulation results in the experience of color sensations.
Generic synonyms: Synaesthesia, Synesthesia
Specialized synonyms: Colored Audition, Colored Hearing
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Literary usage of Chromaesthesia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Language of Color by Matthew Luckiesh (1918)
"A number of cases of chromaesthesia have been studied by various investigators ... One subject may regard his chromaesthesia as the result of some sympathy ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"She found a surprising number of cases of chromaesthesia. The percentage of colored thinking in certain districts rose as high as 80%. ..."
3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1907)
"These facts are of interest in connection with the case of pseudo-chromaesthesia reported by Professor Martin.1 A black and white picture was shown to her ..."
4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(2) A semitone. (3) An eighth note or quaver (more usually spelled croma). Cf. Stainer and Barrett, Diet, of Musical Terms, 22. (EBT) chromaesthesia ..."
5. Psychology; an Introductory Study of the Structure and Function of Human by James Rowland Angell (1908)
"Coloured hearing," or chromaesthesia, of which mention was made in the analysis of perception, belongs to the same range of individual idiosyncrasy. ..."
6. The Mental Traits of Sex: An Experimental Investigation of the Normal Mind by Helen Bradford Thompson Woolley (1903)
"Rev., Vol. Ill (1896), p. 426. 14- " A Statistical Study of Pseudo-chromaesthesia and Mental Forms," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. V (1893), p. 439. ..."
7. Lectures on the Study of Language by Hanns Oertel (1901)
"... -chromaesthesia in Americ. Journal of Psychol., V (1893), p. 20; S. de Mendoza, L'Audition Coloree (1892); Hubert "Ein Fall ..."