The cognitive benefits of time-space synaesthesia : Neurophilosophy

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Spatial metaphors to describe time are quite common (we speak of events as "coming up", for example), but true time/space synaesthesia is pretty rare. This article also talks a bit about how researchers confirm that a subject is experiencing real synaesthesia, and isn't just claiming a perception they don't actually experience.

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