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Biography

Dr Valérie Bonnardel is Reader in Experimental Psychology. She holds an MA in Experimental and Biological Psychology (Paris V, France) and a PhD Neurosciences (Paris VI, France). She has held a Post-Doctoral position (Cambridge, UK) and in 2011 - 2012 she held an Asian Paints Colour Research Chair at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India, to establish research activities on colour perception, relevant to design studies.

Teaching responsibilities

Undergraduate:

  • Exploring Psychology
  • Laboratory Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychobiology (Module Leader)
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Conducting Independent Psychology Research
  • Research Project: Empirical (Module Leader)
  • Advance Statistics and Applied Statistics
  • Topics in Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology (Module Leader)

Postgraduate:

  • Cognitive Sciences (Module Leader)
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Research in Practice

Areas of expertise

Human colour vision

Publications

  • Bonnardel, V. (2016) Perceptual color spacing derived from Maximum Likelihood Multidimensional Scaling. Journal of Optical Society of America A, 33 (3). pp. 30-36.
  • Séraphin, H., Ambaye, M., Gowreesunkar, V. Bonnardel, V. (2016). A marketing research tool for destination marketing organization logo design. Journal of Business Research, doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.04.074
    Bonnardel, V., Beniwal, S., Dubey, N., Pande, M., Knoblauch, K. and Bimler, D. (2016). Perceptual color spacing derived from Maximum Likelihood Multidimensional Scaling. Journal of Optical Society of America A., 33, A30-A36.
  • Bonnardel, V. (2016). Couleur, Cognition et Communication. Ecole thématique interdisciplinaire du CNRS : lumières, couleurs et leur enjeux de sociétes, 21-25 mars 2016. Ecole de Printemps (Roussillon), 151-158
  • Bimler, B., Brunt, J., Lanning, J & Bonnardel, V. (2014). Personality and gender-schemata contributions to colour preferences. In C. P. Biggam, C. Hough, C. Kay and D. Simmons (eds) Progress in Colour Studies 2012, John Benjamin, 240-57.
  • Buck, S. L., Baraas, R., Bonnardel, V., Lee, B.B., Lindsey, D. T., Webster, M. A., Wener, J. S. (2014). Color vision: Introduction by the feature editors. Journal of Optical Society of America A., 31, CV1-2.
  • Dubey, N. Bachy, R., Jain, N. & Bonnardel, V. (2013). A method for picture colour content description. AIC2013. Bringing colour to life, 12th Congress of the International Colour Association, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 8-12 July, 2013: Conference Proceedings, edited by Lindsay MacDonald, Stephen Westland and Sophie Wuerger, Colour Group (Great Britain), 1149-52.
  • NID Asian Paint Colour Research Lab 2011-2012 activities report. Valérie Bonnardel (Chair); Sucharita Beniwal (Researcher); Mayukhini Pande (Researcher) and Nijoo Dubey (Co-ordinator).
  • Bonnardel, V. (2013). Color Categorization and naming in Inherited color vision deficiencies. Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology. Springer Reference. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_300472.
  • Bonnardel, V. Beniwal, S., Dubey, N. Pande, M & Bimler, D. (2012). Colour preferences: a British/Indian comparative study. AIC2012. Colour and Environment, mid-term meeting of the International Colour Association, Conference Proceedings, 306-09
  • Bachy, R. Dias, J. Alleysson, D. & Bonnardel, V. (2012). Colour discrimination, unique hues and naming. Journal of Optical Society of America, 29, A60-68.
  • Bachy, R. Dias, J. Alleysson, D. & Bonnardel, V. (2010). Hue discrimination to spectrally modulated lights. Perception, 33, 85c.
  • Bonnardel, V. (2010). Daltonisme et thérapie génique. La revue d'Optométrie (Ed. Optocom), 33, 26-31.
  • Bonnardel, V. Oakes, M. & Tait, J. (2009). Special Corner : Visual Categorisation and Image Management Systems. Cognitive Processing, 10, 209-10.
  • Bonnardel, V. (2008). Book review: 'Des yeux pour peindre' Philippe Lanthony. La revue d’Optométrie (Ed. Optocom), 24, 34-35.
  • Bonnardel, V. Flintham, J. & van Leeuwen, C. (2007). Study of colour categorical perception with equal discriminability stimuli. Perception, 36, 190a.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Flintham, J. (2007). Discrimination of emulated Munsell colour samples. CIE x032: Proceedings of the CIE Expert Symposium on Visual Appearance, Paris, France, 140-46.
  • Bonnardel, V. (2006a). Catégorisation et démonomination des couleurs chez des sujets daltoniens. La Revue d’Optométrie (Ed. Optocom), 19, 28-35.
  • Bonnardel, V. (2006b). Colour naming and categorisation in inherited colour vision deficiencies. Visual Neuroscience, 26, 637-43.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Herrero, J. (2006). Memory for colours : a reaction time experiment. Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision, 110-15, Leeds, UK.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Pitchford, N. J. (2006). Colour categorisation in preschoolers. Progress in Colour Studies, Vol II: Psychological aspects. Amesterdam: John Benjamins Ltd.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Varela, F. (2003). Colour vision in the comb-Frequency domain. Biological Research, 36, 119–34.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Valero, E. M. (2001). Study of colour discrimination with comb-filtered spectra. Vision Research, 41, 541–48.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Maloney, L. T. (2000). Surface spectral reflectances and human chromatic response in the Fourier domain. Journal of Optical Society of America A.,17, 677-86.
  • Bonnardel, V. Ruderman, D. L. & Barlow, H. B. (1997). Fast determination of the Spectral Modulation Sensitivity Function : A comparison between trichromats and deuteranopes. In: C. R. Cavonius (ed.) Colour Vision Deficiencies XIII, 415-24.
  • Bonnardel, V. Bellemare, H. & Mollon, J. D. (1996). Measurements of human sensitivity to comb-filtered spectra. Vision Research, 36, 2713-20.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Varela, F. J. (1991). A frequency view of color : Measuring the human sensitivity to square-wave spectral power distributions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 271, 165-71.

Conferences

Conference organisation

  • New perspective on colour and light: sciences, arts and humanities. 12 - 13 November 2015, University of Jadavpur, Kolkata, India, founded by the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research - Government of India and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of France.
  • 22nd Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society 14 - 18 July 2013, University of Winchester.

Conference presentations

  • Bimler, D. Levanzin, C., Heath, L. Amos, N. & Bonnardel, V. (2015). Colour symbolism and association in a UK population. ICVS2015, 23nd Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society, Sendai, Japan, 3-7 July 2015: Abstract book, edited by Keiji Uchikawa, Kowa Koida, Ichiro Kuriki, Yoko Mizukami, ICVS2015 Organising Committee, 41.
  • Bonnardel, V. Stenz, C., Hertig, V., Junod-Ponsard, N. & Bimler, D. (2015). Gender difference in colour preference: A cross-cultural study. ICVS2015, 23nd Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society, Sendai, Japan, 3-7 July 2015: Abstract book, edited by Keiji Uchikawa, Kowa Koida, Ichiro Kuriki, Yoko Mizukami, ICVS2015 Organising Committee, 42.
  • Bonnardel, V. Dubey, N., Beniwal, S., Mayukhini P., and Davies, C. (2014). Colour Associations in a young adult Indian Population. 1-4 April, New Perspectives on Colour –AISB-50, Goldsmiths, London
  • Dubey, N. Bachy, R., Jain, N. & Bonnardel, V. (2013). A method for picture colour content description. AIC2013, 8-12 July, 2013, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
  • Bonnardel, V. Dubey, N., Beniwal, S. and Pande, M. (2013). Colour association in a young adult Indian population. ICVS2013, 22nd Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society, Winchester, UK, 14-18 July 2013: Abstract book, edited by Valérie Bonnardel, John Barbur & Marisa Rodriguez-Carmona, Colour Group (Great Britain), 154.
  • Bonnardel, V. Beniwal, S., Dubey, N. Pande, M & Bimler, D. (2012). Colour preferences: A British/Indian comparative study. AIC 2012, 21-25 September 2012, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Bimler, D., Brunt, J. Lanning, L. Sakai, C. & Bonnardel, V.(2012). Personality and gender-schemata contribution to colour preferences. Progress in Colour Studies, University of Glasgow.
  • Bonnardel, V. Bachy, R., Dias, J. & Alleysson, D. (2011). Hue discrimination and naming. 21st Symposium of the International Colour Vision Society, 1-5/07 Kongsberg, Norway.
  • Bonnardel, V. & Lanning L. (2010). Gender differences in colour preference: personality and gender schemata factors. 2nd CIE Expert Symposium on Appearance. 8-10 September 2010, Ghent, Belgium.
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