Refereed Publications

Books – edited volumes and monographs:

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. & Grush, R. (Eds.). (forthcoming). Sensory Individuals: Unimodal and Multimodal Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN: 9780198866305.

A collection of new articles in philosophy of perception, psychology, and cognitive (neuro-)science written by: Mohan Matthen, Scott Johnson, Berit Brogaard, EJ Green, Jake Quilty-Dunn, Brian Scholl, Philip Kellman, Frédérique de Vignemont, Mazviita Chirimuuta, Bence Nanay, Yale Cohen, William Lycan, Jonas Olofsson, Clare Batty & Barry Smith, Benjamin Young, Aleksandra Mroczko-Wąsowicz, Błażej Skrzypulec, Jonathan Cohen, Charles Spence, Casey O’Callaghan, Simon Lacey & Krish Sathian, Alberto Voltolini, and Matthew Fulkerson.

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (Ed.). (2017). Perception-Cognition Interface and Cross-Modal Experiences: Insights into Unified Consciousness. Ebook. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-071-8

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2011). The unity of consciousness and the phenomenon of synesthesia (original title in German: Die Einheit des Bewusstseins und das Phänomen der Synästhesie, doctoral dissertation, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany). Retrieved from

Journal papers & book chapters:

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A., Stoch, N., Zguda, P. (forthcoming). What makes something a perceptual object? In: A. Mroczko-Wąsowicz and R. Grush (Eds.) Sensory Individuals: Unimodal and Multimodal Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. & Grush, R. (forthcoming). Sensory Individuals: Contemporary Perspectives on Modality-specific and Multimodal Objecthood. In: A. Mroczko-Wąsowicz and R. Grush (Eds.) Sensory Individuals: Unimodal and Multimodal Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2021). Modularity. In B. D. Young & C. Dicey Jennings (Eds.). Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A Philosophical Introduction (pp. 149-163). New York: Routledge Press.

Jonauskaite, D., Mohr, Ch., Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. et al. (2019). The sun is no fun without rain: Natural environments affect how we feel about yellow across 55 countries. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 66, 101350. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvp.2019.101350 

Dresler, M., Sandberg, A., Bublitz, C., Ohla, K., Trenado, C., Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A., Kuehn, S., & Repantis, D. (2018). Hacking the Brain: Dimensions of Cognitive Enhancement. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 10 (3), pp. 1137–1148. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00571

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2016a). A Philosophical Perspective on Unified Conscious Experience in Synesthesia: Insights from Philosophy of Perception and Aesthetics. In K. Gsöllpointner, R. Schnell, & R. Schuler (Eds.), Digital Synesthesia. A Model for the Aesthetics of Digital Art. Edition Angewandte. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter.

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2016b). The Unity and Complexity of Flavour Perception: Multisensory Phenomenology and Processing in Human-Food Interactions. In A. Nijholt, C. Velasco, G. Huisman, & K. Karunanayaka (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (MHFI’16: Multi-Sensorial Approaches to Human-Food Interaction). New York, NY: ACM Digital Library. DOI: 10.1145/3007577.3007583

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2016c). Editorial: Perception-Cognition Interface & Cross-Modal Experiences. Insights into Unified Consciousness. Frontiers in Psychology (Consciousness Research), 7:1593.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01593

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2015). What Can Sensorimotor Enactivism Learn from Studies on Phenomenal Adaptation in Atypical Perceptual Conditions? In T. Metzinger & J. M. Windt (Eds.), Open MIND: Philosophy and the Mind Sciences in the 21st Century (pp. 633-649). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. doi: 10.15502/9783958570603

with Reply by Rick Grush (2015). Phenomenology, Methodology, and Advancing the Debate – A Reply to Aleksandra Mroczko-Wasowicz doi:10.15502/9783958570993

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. & Nikolić, D. (2014). Semantic mechanisms may be responsible for developing synesthesia. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:509. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00509

Werning, M., Tacca, M., & Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. (2013). High- vs. low-level cognition and the neuro-emulative theory of mental representation. In U. Gähde, S. Hartmann, & J.H. Wolf (Eds.), Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity (pp. 141-152). Berlin: De Gruyter.

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. & Nikolić, D. (2013). Colored alphabets in bilingual synesthetes. In J. Simner & E. Hubbard (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia (pp. 165–180). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rothen, N., Nikolić, D., Jürgens, U.M., Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A., Cock, J., & Meier, B. (2013). Psychophysiological evidence for the genuineness of swimming-style colour synaesthesia. Consciousness and Cognition, 22(1), pp. 35–46.  doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2012.11.005

Dresler, M., Sandberg, A., Ohla, K., Bublitz, C., Trenado, C., Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A., Kühn, S., & Repantis, D. (2013). Non-pharmacological cognitive enhancement. Neuropharmacology, 64(1), pp. 529-543. doi:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2012.07.002

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. & Werning, M. (2012). Synesthesia, sensory-motor contingency and semantic emulation: how swimming style-color synesthesia challenges the traditional view of synesthesia. Frontiers in Psychology (Cognition), 3:279. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00279

Nikolić, D., Jürgens, U. M., Rothen, N., Meier, B., & Mroczko, A. (2011). Swimming-style synesthesia. Cortex, 47(7), pp. 874–879. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2011.02.008

Mroczko, A., Metzinger, T., Singer, W., & Nikolić, D. (2009). Immediate transfer of synesthesia to a novel inducer. Journal of Vision, 9(12):25. doi: 10.1167/9.12.25


Thomas Metzinger (2009). What psychologists can learn from the self-model theory of subjectivity. In A. Niedźwieńska & J. Neckar (Eds.), A. Mroczko & J. Neckar (Trans.), Poznaj samego siebie, czyli o źródłach samowiedzy (pp. 131-154). Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Academica.