Auditory-Visual Synesthesia

Auditory-Visual Synesthesia

This name has been given to the phenomenon of sudden sound-evoked light flashes in patients with optic nerve disorders. This may be equivalent to noise-induced visual phosphenes or sound-induced photisms.



Jacobs L, Karpik A, Bozian D, Gothgen S. Auditory-visual synesthesia: sound-induced photisms. Archives of Neurology 1981; 38: 211-216


Cross References

Phosphene; Synesthesia