Richard E. Cytowic M.D.

Neurologist Richard E. Cytowic, MD, MFA is best known for rediscovering synesthesia—the involuntary coupling of the senses—and returning it to mainstream science. Wednesday Is Indigo Blue, with David Eagleman, won the Montaigne Medal, and his latest title, Synesthesia, is part of the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series. Address comments to

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