developmental synaesthesia

developmental synaesthesia
   A term introduced in or shortly before 1996 by the British neuroscientist Simon Baron-Cohen as a synonym for the term *idiopathic synaesthesia.
   Baron-Cohen, S., Harrison, J.E., eds. (1996). Synaesthesia: Classic and contemporary readings. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

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