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Maureen Seaberg is a New York City-based journalist and synesthete whose new book, Tasting the Universe (New Page Books, 2010), is a quest to understand the noetic nature of synesthesia. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Huffington PostThe Daily Beast, and the Irish American, as well as on MSNBC and PBS. Her 8s are aubergine, her Ks are teal, and she delights in the coffee-colored ribbons that appear when she listens to Bach’s Prelude in G. Learn more at

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