University of Granada researchers were invited to the first scientific explanation of the phenomenon of aura. This information portal Tendencias Cientificas. According to Spanish researchers, healers and healers who claim they can see the aura, have neuropsychological feature — the so-called synesthesia. This quality is to merge all the sensations of the five senses. The latter occurs through a more active relationship of parts of the brain responsible for processing the stimuli. So these people can feel or see the sound and associate people with a certain color.
In a paper published in the scientific journal "Self-awareness and perception", professor of experimental psychology at the University of Granada Oscar Pastor Luis Iborra and the world's first scientific explanation of the proposed hypothesis colorful energy field surrounding people who can not see the common man.
Scientists point out that although most healers do not have synesthesia, there are also an increasing number of people with the syndrome. Many people believe that they have psychic powers, but it all comes down to a scientific explanation of the features of their brain, the newspaper notes.
For their study, the researchers interviewed some people with the syndrome of synesthesia. So, an example of the Granada healer Esteban Sanchez Casas, the so-called "Holy Man of the Bass." The specified character is an example of synesthesia "face-color" that is his area of the brain associated with the recognition of individuals is associated with a zone of colors, so he relates each person with a certain color. He also has synesthesia "mirror touch", that is, when he looks at the person who is in pain, the healer feels the same pain. In particular, it has a high level of empathy, namely, the ability to feel what another person feels. With these data, he developed a special ability emotional reading that inspire confidence in people.