Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Is there an evolutionary advantage of having synesthesia? How did synesthesia first evolve and why is it still present in the human population? Dr. Jamie Ward explains theories on the possible evolutionary advantages of having synesthesia. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:03:48
Synesthesia can aid in specific memory tasks Daniel Tammet used his synesthesia to help him memorize pi to 20,000 digits. However, it is an open question whether the average synesthete has a memory advantage over those who do not have synesthesia. Jamie Ward goCognitive 00:04:04