Note: The names of our current and alumni students are in bold italic.

in press

Popescu, T., Sader, E., Schaerc, M., Thomas, A., Terhune, D. B., Dowker, A., Rogier B. Mars, R. B., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (in press). The brain-structural correlates of mathematical expertise. Cortex.

Terhune, D. B., & Oakley, D. A. (in press). Hypnosis and imagination. In A. Abraham (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of imagination. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Yanakieva, S., Polychroni, N., Family, N., Williams, L. T. J., Luke, D. P., & Terhune, D. B. (in press). The effects of microdose LSD on time perception: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Psychopharmacology.



Cardeña, E. & Terhune, D. B. (2019). The roles of response expectancies, baseline experiences, and hypnotizability in spontaneous hypnotic experiences. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 67:1, 1-27.

Sadibolova, R., Ferrè, E. R., Linkenauger, S. A., & Longo, M. R. (2019). Distortions of perceived volume and length of body parts. Cortex, 111, 74-86.

Thompson, T., Terhune, D. B., Oram, C., Sharangparni, J., Rouf, R., Solmi, M., Veronese, N., & Stubbs, B. (2019). The effectiveness of hypnosis for reducing pain: A meta-analysis of 85 controlled experimental pain trials.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 99, 298-310.


Lemercier, C. & Terhune, D. B. (2018). Psychedelics and hypnosis: Commonalities and therapeutic implications. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 32, 732-740.

Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2018). Nuances and uncertainties regarding hypnotic inductions: Towards a theoretically informed praxis. In V. K. Kumar & S. R. Lankton (Eds.), Hypnotic induction: Perspectives, strategies and concerns. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis/Routledge.

Sadibolova, R., Tamè, L., & Longo, M. R. (2018). More than skin-deep. Integration of skin-based and musculoskeletal reference frames in localization of touch. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44, 1672-1682.

Sadibolova, R., Tamè, L., Walsh, E., & Longo, M. R. (2018). Mind the gap: The effects of temporal and spatial separation in localization of dual touches on the hand. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 55.


Terhune, D. B., Croucher, M., Marcusson-Clavertz, D., & Macdonald, J. S. P. (2017). Time contracts and temporal precision declines when the mind wanders. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1864-1871.

Terhune, D. B., Cleeremans, A., Raz, A., & Lynn, S. J. (2017). Hypnosis and top-down regulation of consciousness. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 81, 59-74.

Terhune, D. B., Luke, D. P., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2017). The induction of synaesthesia in non-synaesthetes. In O. Deroy (Ed.), Sensory blending: On synaesthesia and related phenomena (pp. 215-247). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Terhune, D. B., & Hedman, L. (2017). Highly suggestible individuals exhibit reduced metacognition of agency. Cognition, 168, 176-181.

Jensen, M. P., Jamieson, G., Bányai, É., Demertzi, A., De Pascalis, V., Mazzoni, G., Lutz, A., McGeown, W. J., Rominger, C., Santarcangelo, E. L., Vuilleumier, P., & Faymonville, M.-E., & Terhune, D. B. (2017). New directions in hypnosis research: Strategies for advancing the cognitive and clinical neuroscience of hypnosis. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 1-14.


Terhune, D. B., Polito, V., Barnier, A. J., & Woody, E. Z. (2016). Variation in the sense of agency during response to hypnotic suggestions: Insights from latent profile analysis. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 3, 293-302.

Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2016). Nuances and uncertainties regarding hypnotic inductions: Towards a theoretically informed praxis. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 59, 155-174.

Terhune, D. B., Luke, D. P., Kaelen, M., Bolstridge, M., Feilding, A., Nutt, D., Carhart-Harris, R., & Ward, J. (2016). A placebo-controlled investigation of synaesthesia-like experiences under LSD. Neuropsychologia, 88, 28-34.

Terhune, D. B., Sullivan, J. G., & Simola, J. M. (2016). Time dilates after spontaneous blinking. Current Biology, 26, R459-460.

Longo, M. R., Sadibolova, R., & Tamè, L. (2016). Embodying prostheses – how to let the body welcome assistive devices: Comment on “The embodiment of assistive devices—from wheelchair to exoskeleton” by M. Pazzaglia and M. Molinari. Physics of Life Reviews, 16, 184-185.

Popescu, T., Krause, B., Terhune, D. B., Twose, O., Page, T., Humphreys, G., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2016). Transcranial random noise stimulation mitigates increased difficulty in an arithmetic learning task. Neuropsychologia, 81, 255-264.

Marcusson-Clavertz, D., Cardeña, E., & Terhune, D. B. (2016). Daydreaming style moderates the relationship between working memory and mind wandering: Towards an integration of two hypotheses. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42, 451-464.

Yin, B., Terhune, D. B., Smythies, J., & Meck, W. H. (2016). Claustrum, consciousness, and time perception. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 8, 258-267.


Terhune, D. B. & Cardeña, E. (2015). Dissociative subtypes in posttraumatic stress disorders and hypnosis: Neurocognitive parallels and clinical implications. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 452-457.

Terhune, D. B., Murray, L., Near J., Stagg, C. J., Cowey, A., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2015). Phosphene perception relates to visual cortex glutamate levels and covaries with atypical visuospatial awareness. Cerebral Cortex, 25, 4341-4350.

Terhune, D. B. (2015). Discrete response patterns in the upper range of hypnotic suggestibility: A latent profile analysis. Consciousness and Cognition, 33, 334-341.

Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2015). Heterogeneity in high hypnotic suggestibility and the neurophysiology of hypnosis. Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology, 45, 177-179.

*Terhune, D. B., *Song, S. M., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2015). Transcranial alternating current stimulation reveals atypical 40Hz phosphene thresholds in synaesthesia. Cortex, 63, 267-270. (* equal contribution)


Cardeña, E., & Terhune, D. B. (2014). Hypnotizability, personality traits and the propensity to experience alterations of consciousness. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 1, 292-307.

Matthews, W. J., Terhune, D. B., van Rijn, H., Eagleman, D. M., Sommer, M. A., & Meck, W. H. (2014). Subjective duration as a signature of coding efficiency: Emerging links among stimulus repetition, predictive coding, and cortical GABA levels. Timing and Time Perception Reviews, 1, e3.

Terhune, D. B., Russo, S., Near, J., Stagg, C. J., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2014). GABA predicts time perception. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 4364-4370.

Terhune, D. B. (2014). Defining hypnosis: The pitfalls of prioritizing spontaneous experience over response to suggestion. Journal of Mind-body Regulation, 2, 116-117 [invited commentary].

Terhune, D. B., Song, M. S., Duta, M., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2014). Probing the neurochemical basis of synaesthesia using psychophysics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 89.

Sadibolova, R., & Longo, M. R. (2014). Seeing the body produces limb-specific modulation of skin temperature. Biology Letters, 10, 2014.0157.


*Luke, D. P., & *Terhune, D. B. (2013). The induction of synaesthesia with chemical agents: A systematic review. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 753. (* equal contribution)

Terhune, D. B., Wudarcyk, O., Kochuparampil, P., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2013). Enhanced dimension-specific visual working memory in grapheme-colour synaesthesia. Cognition, 129, 123-137.

Terhune, D. B., Rothen, N., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2013). Correcting misconceptions about synaesthesia. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 103, 1-2.

Rugens, A., & Terhune, D. B. (2013). Guilt by dissociation: Guilt primes augment the relationship between state dissociation and dissociative tendencies. Psychiatry Research, 206, 114-116.

Longo, M. R., & Sadibolova, R. (2013). Seeing the body distorts tactile size perception. Cognition, 126, 475-481.

Cardeña, E., Jönsson, P., Terhune, D. B., & Marcusson-Clavertz, D. (2013). The neurophenomenology of neutral hypnosis. Cortex, 49, 375-385.

Terhune, D. B., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2013). Modulating cognitive control in major depression with transcranial electrical stimulation. Biological Psychiatry, 73, 595-596 [invited commentary].


Terhune, D. B., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2012). Synaesthesias. In J. D. Blom & I. E. C. Sommer (Eds.), Hallucinations: Research and practice (pp. 91-104). New York: Springer.

Rothen, N., & Terhune, D. B. (2012). Enhanced intrinsic network connectivity in synaesthesia: Evidence for a neural basis of synaesthetic consistency. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 13641-13643.

Terhune, D. B. (2012). Metacognition, cold control and hypnosis. Journal of Mind-body Regulation, 2, 75-79 [invited commentary].

Marcusson-Clavertz, D., Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2012). Individual differences and state effects on mind-wandering: Hypnotizability, dissociation, and sensory homogenization. Consciousness and Cognition, 21,1097-1108.

Terhune, D. B., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2012). The emerging neuroscience of hypnosis. Cortex, 48, 382-386.

Cohen Kadosh, R., & Terhune, D. B. (2012). Redefining synaesthesia? British Journal of Psychology, 103, 20-23 [invited commentary].

Cardeña, E., & Terhune, D. B. (2012). A proposal that does not advance our understanding of hypnosis. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 26, 51-60 [invited commentary].

Cohen Kadosh, R., Gertner, L., & Terhune, D. B. (2012). Exceptional abilities in the spatial representation of numbers and time: Insights from synaesthesia. Neuroscientist, 18, 208-215.


Terhune, D. B., & Brugger, P. (2011). Doing better by getting worse: Posthypnotic amnesia improves random number generation. PLoS One, 6, e29206.

Terhune, D. B., Tai, S., Cowey, A., Popescu, T., & Cohen Kadosh, R. (2011). Enhanced cortical excitability in grapheme colour synaesthesia and its modulation. Current Biology, 21, 2006-2009.

Terhune, D. B., Cardeña, E., & Lindgren, M. (2011). Differential frontal-parietal phase synchrony during hypnosis as a function of hypnotic suggestibility. Psychophysiology, 48, 1444-1447.

Terhune, D. B., Cardeña, E., & Lindgren, M. (2011). Dissociated control as a signature of typological variability in high hypnotic suggestibility. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 727-736.

Terhune, D. B., Cardeña, E., & Lindgren, M. (2011). Dissociative tendencies and individual differences in high hypnotic suggestibility. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 16, 113-135.


Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2010). Methodological and practical issues regarding phenomenological subtypes of highly suggestible individuals: A response to Kumar. Consciousness and Cognition, 19, 1154-1155.

Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2010). Differential patterns of spontaneous phenomenological response to a hypnotic induction: A latent profile analysis. Consciousness and Cognition, 19, 1140-1150.

Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2010). Methodological and interpretative issues regarding the Phenomenology of Consciousness Inventory – Hypnotic Assessment Procedure: A comment on Pekala et al. (2010a, 2010b). American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 53, 105-113 [invited commentary].

Terhune, D. B., Cardeña, E., & Lindgren, M. (2010). Disruption of synaesthesia by posthypnotic suggestion: An ERP study. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3360-3364.


Cardeña, E., & Terhune, D. B. (2009). A note of caution on the Waterloo Stanford Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 45, 222-226.

Terhune, D. B. (2009). The incidence and determinants of visual phenomenology during out-of-body experiences. Cortex, 45, 236-242.

Cardeña, E., & Terhune, D. B. (2009). Flights of fancy? In C. Murray (Ed.), Psychological scientific perspectives on out-of-body and near-death experiences (pp. 61-63). NY: Nova Scientific Publishers [invited commentary].

Terhune, D. B., & Cardeña, E. (2009). Out-of-body experiences in the context of hypnosis: Phenomenology, methodology, and neurophysiology. In C. Murray (Ed.), Psychological scientific perspectives on out-of-body and near-death experiences (pp. 89-104). NY: Nova Scientific Publishers.

Cardeña, E., Van Duijl, M., Weiner, L., & Terhune, D. B. (2009). Possession/trance phenomena. In Dell, P.F., & O’Neil, J. A. (Eds.). Dissociation and the dissociative disorders: DSM-V and beyond (pp. 171-181). New York: Routledge.

Cardeña, E., Terhune, D. B., Lööf, A., & Buratti, S. (2009). Hypnotic experience is related to emotional contagion. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 57, 33-46.

Streeter, C. C., Terhune, D. B., Whitfield, T. H., Gruber, S., Sarid-Segal, O., Silveri, M. M., Tzilos, G., Afshar M., Rouse, E. D., Tian H., Renshaw, P. F., Ciraulo, D. A., & Yurgelun-Todd, D. A. (2008). Performance on the Stroop predicts treatment compliance in cocaine dependent individuals. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33, 827-836.

Cardeña, E., Kallio, S., Terhune, D. B., Buratti, S., & Lööf, A. (2007). The effect of translation and sex on hypnotizability testing. Contemporary Hypnosis, 27, 154-160.

Streeter, C. C., Jensen, J. E., Perlmutter, R. M., Cabral, H. J., Tian H., Terhune, D. B., Ciraulo, D. A., & Renshaw P. F. (2007). Yoga asana sessions increase brain GABA levels: A pilot study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 13, 419-426.

Terhune, D. B. (2006). Dissociative alterations in body image among individuals reporting out-of-body experiences: A conceptual replication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 103, 76-80.

Terhune, D. B., & Smith, M. D. (2006). The induction of anomalous experiences in a mirror-gazing facility: Suggestion, cognitive perceptual personality traits and phenomenological state effects. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 194, 415-421.

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