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What are the neural underpinnings of synesthesia?
What is the role of learning in synesthesia, and what are the consequences of synesthesia for education?

Selected publications

Simner, J. & Hubbard, E.M. (2013) The Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hubbard, E.M., Brang, D. & Ramachandran. V.S. (2011). The cross-activation theory at 10 Journal of Neuropsychology. 5(2):152-177. (doi:10.1111/j.1748-6653.2011.02014).

Brang, D., Hubbard, E.M., Coulson, S., Huang, M. & Ramachandran, V.S. (2010). Magnetoencepalography reveals early activation of V4 in grapheme-color synesthesia. Neuroimage. 53(1):268–274 (doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.06.008).

Hubbard, E.M. (2007). A real red letter day. Nature Neuroscience. 10(6):671-672 (doi: 10.1038/nn0607-671).

Hubbard, E.M. & Ramachandran, V.S. (2005). Neurocognitive mechanisms of synesthesia. Neuron, 48(3): 509-520 (doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2005.10.012).

Hubbard, E.M., Arman, A.C., Ramachandran, V.S. & Boynton, G.M. (2005). Individual differences among grapheme-color synesthetes: Brain-behavior correlations. Neuron, 45(6): 975-985 (doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2005.02.008).