Bouba/kiki effect

Bouba/kiki effect
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bouba/kiki_effect

The bouba/kiki effect is a non-arbitrary mapping between speech sounds and the visual shape of objects. This effect was first observed by German-American psychologist Wolfgang Köhler in 1929.

The presence of these “synesthesia-like mappings” suggest that this effect might be the neurological basis for sound symbolism

also:

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2014/09/07/lyric_poem_advances_by_imagery

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/03/14/vs-ramachandran-3-clues-to-understanding-your-brain-video

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Bouba/kiki effect

  1. Pingback: Ramachandran: 3 clues to understanding your brain | franzcalvo

  2. Pingback: The lyric poem advances by layers of imagery | franzcalvo

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s