Synesthesia, Transformation and Synthesis: Toward a Multi-sensory Pedagogy of the Image

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Abstract

Senses and Sensation: Critical and Primary Sources offers a comprehensive collection of key writings essential to anyone wishing to gain a critical understanding of sensory studies. The four volumes include 101 essays from leading scholars in the humanities, social sciences, arts and design, biology, psychology and the neurosciences.

Drawing upon historical and contemporary texts from a wide range of sources, this set is inspired by the sensory turn in the humanities, social sciences and fine arts which has challenged the monopoly that psychology formerly held over the study of senses and sensation. It also builds upon the revolution in psychology and the neurosciences which has led to an increased emphasis on the interaction and integration of the senses, in place of the one-sense-at-a-time approach.

Ordered by discipline, the volumes cover geography and anthropology, history and sociology, biology, psychology and neuroscience, and art and design. Each volume is separately introduced and the essays structured into coherent sections on specific themes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSenses and Sensation
Subtitle of host publicationCritical and Primary Sources
EditorsDavid Howes
Place of PublicationNew York and London
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Volume2
ISBN (Print)9781474274050
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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    Casini, S. (2018). Synesthesia, Transformation and Synthesis: Toward a Multi-sensory Pedagogy of the Image. In D. Howes (Ed.), Senses and Sensation: Critical and Primary Sources (Vol. 2). Bloomsbury Academic.