For example, someone who was completely colorblind from birth could never understand what it felt like to see the color green, no matter how much neuroscience that person knew, i.e., you could never convey the sensation of "green" through a layout of a connectome or listing wavelengths of light.

The 'colorblind-synesthete'?

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by Tenoke 1 min read9th Jun 2014241 comments

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