Maureen Seaberg

Maureen SeabergMaureen Seaberg is an author with several forms of synesthesia and is an expert synesthesia blogger for Psychology Today. She has written for numerous publications, including the New York Times; the Daily Beast; the Huffington Post; O, the Oprah Magazine; and ESPN: The Magazine. She has appeared on MSNBC, PBS, and The Lisa Oz Show on Oprah Radio. She won a scholarship to the inaugural Norman Mailer Writers Colony in 2009 and has been accepted to Bread Loaf Writers Conference twice. A native New Yorker, she currently resides in the city.

Seaberg has presented on synesthesia at the University of Arizona’s Centre for Consciousness Studies’ Toward a Science of Consciousness TSC conferences in Tucson and in Stockholm, at the American Synesthesia Association conference at Vanderbilt University and at New York University, Yale University and at Tibet House.

She recently tested DNA positive for tetrachromacy, or the presence of a fourth cone for colour vision.

You can follow her on Twitter @SynesthesiaGal

Published: 27 March 2014

Last update: 23 April 2015