Mirror Touch - Snap #924 'All Eyes On Me"

As a  medical school student, Joel Salinas was obsessed with the human brain. He couldn’t wait to start his rotation in the psychiatric ward. But as soon as he got to work, his own senses began to turn on him.

Joel Salinas is a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Neurology.

He is the author of Mirror Touch: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain

Producer: Adizah Eghan