Mirror-Sensory Synaesthesia and the Practice of Manual Therapy

In: Multisensory Research
Author: Carolyn Hart1
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  • 1 International Association of Synaesthetes, Artists, and Scientists, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

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Mirror-touch synaesthesia can provide a distinct advantage for the healthcare worker who experiences this form of cross-modal perception. While several studies and presentations have focused on synaesthesia as a tool for augmenting artistic endeavours and cultivating creative opportunity, a massage therapist with mirror touch may have an edge over her non-synaesthete peers.

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