Synesthesia: Hearing colors and tasting sounds
Can you taste sounds or visualize symphonies of color whenever you hear a song? If your answer to these is “yes,” you may have a wonderful condition known as synesthesia, which you share with many great artists, writers, and musicians.
By his own account, Nabokov saw each letter in different colors, despite the fact that text was printed all-black on white paper.
Interestingly, both his wife and his son shared this fascinating ability, though they each saw different palettes of color for the alphabet.