Publications and Presentations


McCormick, K., Lacey, S., Stilla, R., Nygaard, L.C., & Sathian, K. (2018). Neural basis of the crossmodal correspondence between auditory pitch and visuospatial elevation. Neuropsychologia, 112, 19-30. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.02.029

Lacey, S., Stilla, R., Deshpande, G., Zhao, S., Stephens, C., McCormick, K., Kemmerer, D., & Sathian, K. (2017). Engagement of the left extrastriate body area during body-part metaphor comprehension. Brain and Language, 166, 1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2016.11.004

Lacey, S., Martinez, M., McCormick, K., & Sathian, K. (2016). Synesthesia Strengthens sound-symbolic crossmodal correspondences. European Journal of Neuroscience. 44(9), 2716-2721. doi:10.1111/ejn.13381

McCormick, K., Kim, J.Y., List, S., & Nygaard, L.C. (2015). Sound to meaning mappings in the Bouba-Kiki effect. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA, July 25, 2015.

Boroditsky, L., Fuhrman, O., & McCormick, K. (2011).  Do English and Mandarin speakers think about time differently? Cognition, 118, 123–129. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2010.09.010.

Fuhrman, O., McCormick, K., Chen, E., Jiang, H., Shu, D., Mao, S., & Boroditsky, L. (2011). How linguistic and cultural forces shape conceptions of time: English and Mandarin time in 3D. Cognitive Science, 35(7), 1305-1328. doi: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2011.01193.x.

Abstracts and Posters

List, S., McCormick, K., Nygaard, L.C., & Sathian, K. (2017, May). Which sounds mean pointed? Examining auditory-visual cross-modal correspondences using representational similarity analysis. Poster, International Multisensory Research Forum, Nashville, TN, May 19-22, 2017.

McCormick, K., Lacey, S., Stilla, R., Nygaard, L.C., & Sathian, K. (2016, November). Neural basis of the crossmodal correspondence between auditory pseudowords and visual shapes. Poster, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 12-16, 2016.

Lacey, S., McCormick, K., Stilla, R., Nygaard, L.C., & Sathian, K. (2016, November). Neural basis of crossmodal associations between auditory pitch and visuospatial elevation. Poster, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 12-16, 2016.

Occelli, V., Lacey, S., Stilla, R., Stephens, C.; McCormick, K., Kemmerer, D., & Sathian, K.(2016, November). Visual Cortical activation during processing of shape metaphors in congenitally blind people. Poster, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 12-16, 2016.

Sathian, K., Lacey, S., Martinez, M., & McCormick, K. (2016, April). What is the relationship between cross-modal correspondences and synesthesia? (Talk by K.S.), Synaesthesia and Cross-Modal Perception, Dublin, April 21-23, 2016.

Martinez, M., LaceyS., McCormickK., & SathianK. (2015, October). Synesthetes are more sensitive to cross-modal correspondences than non-synesthetes. Poster, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, October 19-21, 2015.

McCormick, K., Stilla, R., Lacey, S., List, S., Nygaard, L.C., & Sathian, K. (2015, March). Neural basis of associations between visual stimuli and auditory pitch. Poster, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, California. March 28-30, 2015.

Sathian, K, Lacey, S., Stilla, R., McCormick, K., Bhushan, M., & Kemmerer, D. (2014, November). Processing body-part metaphors recruits the left extrastriate body area (EBA). Poster, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, November 15-19, 2014.

McCormick, K. & Nygaard, L.C. (2013, July).  Cross-linguistic sound to meaning mappings in spatial relational terms. Poster, 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany.

Masters Thesis~~

McCormick, K. (2012). Cross-Linguistic Sound to Meaning Mappings in Relational Terms: The Role of Acoustic Form in Judgments of Word Meaning. Master’s Thesis, Emory University.

Media Coverage~~

Feel the Music—Literally—With Some Help From New Synesthesia Research. article 1.5.2017

Does This Headline Look Blue To You? Then It Might Also Feel Like A Triangle. Huffington Post article 9.17.2016

Behind the Bouba Kiki Effect. Science Friday podcast episode and NPR segment 2.12.2016

Extracurricular Publications~~


“Mexican Oasis” in Budds, D.(Ed.). (2011).  World Views San Francisco, CA:  Dwell Media LLC.