photism

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photism

(ˈfəʊtɪzəm)
n
(Psychology) psychol a sensation, vision or hallucination of light or colour caused by stimulus of a sense other than vision

photism

chromesthesia.
See also: Perception
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Therefore, our main goal here is not just to present a new test for synaesthesia but to show that photisms are real and have cognitive consequences.
We can also establish the cost asymmetry (from photisms to numbers or vice versa).
The mental set reconfiguration between numbers and photisms in synaesthesia was similar to the real mental set reconfiguration in control group 2 in several factors, such as general mean RT, cost magnitude and cost reduction with RSI.