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Julia Simner
Professor of Psychology (Psychology)
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Selected publications

Article

Ward, Jamie, Brown, Paris, Sherwood, Jasmine and Simner, Julia (2017) An autistic-like profile of attention and perception in synaesthesia. Cortex. ISSN 0010-9452 (Accepted)

Hossain, Shyla R, Simner, Julia and Ipser, Alberta (2017) Personality predicts the vibrancy of colour imagery: The case of synaesthesia. Cortex. ISSN 0010-9452

Mankin, Jennifer L and Simner, Julia (2017) A is for apple: the role of letter-word associations in the development of grapheme-colour synaesthesia. Multisensory Research, 30 (3-5). pp. 409-446. ISSN 2213-4794

Hughes, James E A, Simner, Julia, Baron-Cohen, Simon, Treffert, Darold A and Ward, Jamie (2017) Is synaesthesia more prevalent in autism spectrum conditions? Only where there is prodigious talent. Multisensory Research, 30 (3-5). pp. 391-408. ISSN 2213-4794

Simner, Julia and Bain, Angela E (2017) Do children with grapheme-colour synaesthesia show cognitive benefits? British Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0007-1269

Ward, Jamie, Hoadley, Claire, Hughes, James E A, Baron-Cohen, Simon, Smith, Paula, Allison, Carrie and Simner, Julia (2017) Atypical sensory sensitivity as a shared feature between synaesthesia and autism. Scientific Reports, 7. a41155. ISSN 2045-2322

Simner, J, Rehme, M K, Carmichael, D A, Bastin, M E, Sprooten, E, McIntosh, A M, Lawrie, S M and Zedler, M (2016) Social responsiveness to inanimate entities: altered white matter in a ‘social synaesthesia’. Neuropsychologia, 91. pp. 282-289. ISSN 0028-3932

Slocombe, B G, Carmichael, D A and Simner, J (2016) Cross-modal tactile-taste interactions in food evaluations. Neuropsychologia, 88. pp. 58-64. ISSN 0028-3932

Mealor, Andy D, Simner, Julia, Rothen, Nicolas, Carmichael, Duncan A and Ward, Jamie (2016) Different dimensions of cognitive style in typical and atypical cognition: new evidence and a new measurement tool. PLoS ONE, 11 (5). e0155483. ISSN 1932-6203

Mankin, Jennifer L, Thompson, Christopher, Branigan, Holly P and Simner, Julia (2016) Processing compound words: evidence from synaesthesia. Cognition, 150. pp. 1-9. ISSN 0010-0277

Cuskley, Christine, Simner, Julia and Kirby, Simon (2015) Phonological and orthographic influences in the bouba–kiki effect. Psychological Research. ISSN 0340-0727

Havlik, Andrew M, Carmichael, Duncan A and Simner, Julia (2015) Do sequence-space synaesthetes have better spatial imagery skills? Yes, but there are individual differences. Cognitive Processing, 16 (3). pp. 245-253. ISSN 1612-4782

Kay, Collette L, Carmichael, Duncan A, Ruffell, Henry E and Simner, Julia (2015) Colour fluctuations in grapheme-colour synaesthesia: the effect of clinical and non-clinical mood changes. British Journal of Psychology, 106 (3). pp. 487-504. ISSN 0007-1269

Simner, Julia, Carmichael, Duncan A, Hubbard, Edward M, Morris, Zoe and Lawrie, Stephen M (2015) Rates of white matter hyperintensities compatible with the radiological profile of multiple sclerosis within self-referred synesthete populations. Neurocase, 21 (3). pp. 322-330. ISSN 1355-4794

Carmichael, D A, Down, M P, Shillcock, R C, Eagleman, D M and Simner, J (2015) Validating a standardised test battery for synesthesia: does the Synesthesia Battery reliably detect synesthesia? Consciousness and Cognition, 33. pp. 375-385. ISSN 1053-8100

Simner, Julia and Carmichael, Duncan A (2015) Is synaesthesia a dominantly female trait? Cognitive Neuroscience, 6 (2-3). pp. 68-76. ISSN 1758-8928

Bankieris, Kaitlyn and Simner, Julia (2015) What is the link between synaesthesia and sound symbolism? Cognition, 136. pp. 186-195. ISSN 0010-0277

Gray, Brian F and Simner, Julia (2015) Synesthesia and release phenomena in sensory and motor grounding. Cases of disinhibited embodiment? Frontiers in Psychology, 6 (54). pp. 1-4. ISSN 1664-1078

Spiller, Mary Jane, Jonas, Clare N, Simner, Julia and Jansari, Ashok (2015) Beyond visual imagery: how modality-specific is enhanced mental imagery in synesthesia? Consciousness and Cognition, 31. pp. 73-85. ISSN 1053-8100

Hung, Wan-Yu, Simner, Julia, Shillcock, Richard and Eagleman, David M (2014) Synaesthesia in Chinese characters: the role of radical function and position. Consciousness and Cognition, 24 (1). pp. 38-48. ISSN 1053-8100

Jewanski, Jörg, Day, Sean A, Simner, Julia and Ward, Jamie (2014) The beginnings of an interdisciplinary study of synaesthesia: discussions about the Nussbaumer brothers (1873). Theoria et Historia Scientiarum, 10. pp. 149-176. ISSN 0867-4159

Bankieris, Kaitlyn and Simner, Julia (2013) Sound symbolism in synesthesia: evidence from a lexical-gustatory synesthete. Neurocase, 20 (6). pp. 640-651. ISSN 1355-4794