The “golden age” of synesthesia inquiry in the late nineteenth century (1876–1895)
作者: JewanskiSimnerDayRothenWard
作者单位: 1Institute of Musicology, University of Vienna , Vienna , Austria
2Department Musikhochschule , University of Münster , Münster , Germany
3School of Psychology, University of Sussex , Brighton , United Kingdom
4Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences , Trident Technical College , Charleston , South Carolina , USA
5Faculty of Psychology , Swiss Distance Learning University , Brig , Switzerland
刊名: Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 2020, Vol.29 (2), pp.175-202
来源数据库: Taylor & Francis Journal
DOI: 10.1080/0964704X.2019.1636348
关键词: SynesthesiaNineteenth centuryGustav Theodor FechnerFrancis GaltonPaul BleulerKarl LehmannEduard GruberThéodore FlournoyMary Whiton Calkins
原始语种摘要: ABSTRACT(#br)Synesthesia is a rare neurological trait that causes unusual, often cross-sensory, experiences (e.g., seeing colors when listening to music). This article traces the history of synesthesia in the period 1876 to 1895. In this period, there was considerable debate over the nature of synesthesia, its causes, and how it should be named. The issue also attracted the leading thinkers of the time and, within a few years, the number of reported cases of synesthesia jumped from around ten to more than 100. For this reason, this period can be regarded as the “golden age” for synesthesia research in the nineteenth century. In this time, scientists debated whether synesthesia was a form of pathology or an alternative manifestation of intelligence. The differing roles of heredity and...
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影响因子:0.282 (2012)

  • synesthesia 联觉
  • golden age 黄金时代
  • century 世纪
  • listening 截装
  • debate 争辩
  • there 那里
  • nineteenth 第十九
  • colors 颜料
  • seeing 能见度
  • inquiry 质问