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 ==== The Synesthetic Effects of Drugs and Hallucinogens ==== ==== The Synesthetic Effects of Drugs and Hallucinogens ====
  
-The perceptions and hallucinations of people who intake LSD and other drugs are very often complex and well formed. The cause of this seems to be a chemically based [[definitions|deafferentiation]] of the lateral geniculate body. This causes the deprive ​the occipital cortex from visual stimuli. LSD activates the serotonin 2A receptor which is hypothesized to be the "​synesthesia"​ receptor. ​+The perceptions and hallucinations of people who intake LSD and other drugs are very often complex and well formed. The cause of this seems to be a chemically based [[definitions|deafferentiation]] of the lateral geniculate body. This deprives ​the occipital cortex from visual stimuli. LSD activates the serotonin 2A receptor which is hypothesized to be the "​synesthesia"​ receptor. ​
  
 ==== Other Cases of Induced Synesthesia ==== ==== Other Cases of Induced Synesthesia ====