Jools Simner


Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Sussex, UK. Her research focusses sensory differences such as synaesthesia, aphantasia, misophonia, savantism, and sensory sensitivities. She is currently funded by the ERC and Ream Foundation, and is particularly interested in raising the profile of sensory differences to improve the lives of children and adults. She is the Science Officer for the UK Synaesthesia Association, and has shared her work via public lectures, public-facing interactive websites, and scores of media articles worldwide. She has published around 100 peer-reviewed articles, and has written or edited definitive guides to her field (The Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia, and Synaesthesia: A very short introduction).