In this episode Dr. Katy Peters talks with Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist, clinical assistant professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, and chief medical officer of Isaac Health in New York. Dr. Salinas explains what it’s like to experience synesthesia, a rare neurologic phenomenon in which the brain processes several senses at once.
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Learn more about Dr. Joel Salinas
Mirror Touch: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain by Dr. Joel Salinas
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Guest: Dr. Joel Salinas @JoelSalinasMD
Hosts: Dr. Daniel Correa @neurodrcorrea; Dr. Katy Peters @KatyPetersMDPhD