publication . Article . 2013

Coloured Letters and Numbers (CLaN): A reliable factor-analysis based synaesthesia questionnaire

Rothen Nicolas; Tsakanikos Elias; Meier Beat; Ward Jamie;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Consciousness and Cognition, volume 22, pages 1,047-1,060 (issn: 1053-8100, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Synaesthesia is a heterogeneous phenomenon even when considering one particular sub type. The purpose of this study was to design a reliable and valid questionnaire for grapheme colour synaesthesia that captures this heterogeneity. By the means of a large sample of 628 synaesthetes and a factor analysis we created the Coloured Letters and Numbers (CLaN) questionnaire with 16 items loading on 4 different factors (i.e. localisation automaticity/attention deliberate use and longitudinal changes). These factors were externally validated with tests which are widely used in the field of synaesthesia research. The questionnaire showed good test retest reliability and c...
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free text keywords: Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Developmental and Educational Psychology, Automaticity, Cognitive psychology, Clan, Social psychology, Stroop effect, Psychology, Phenomenon, Developmental psychology, Construct validity
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  • Funder: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Project Code: PA00P1_145370
  • Funding stream: Careers;Fellowships | Fellowships for advanced researchers
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publication . Article . 2013

Coloured Letters and Numbers (CLaN): A reliable factor-analysis based synaesthesia questionnaire

Rothen Nicolas; Tsakanikos Elias; Meier Beat; Ward Jamie;