Publications and Presentations


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 comprehensionBrain 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Martinez, M.; LaceyS.; McCormickK. & SathianK. (2015). 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). 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). 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).  Cross-linguistic sound to meaning mappings in spatial relational terms. Poster, 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany.

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.