Doctor Tony Jinks

Doctor Tony Jinks

Senior Lecturer,
Psychology: Behavioural Science (ssap)

Senior Lecturer,
Psychology: Behavioural Science (ssap)

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury
  • BSc University of Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Psychology: Behavioural Science (ssap)
  • Psychology: Behavioural Science (ssap)

Contact

Email: a.jinks@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 110
Mobile:
Location: P.G.41
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Jinks, A. (2016), 'Disappearing Object Phenomenon: An Investigation', : McFarland 9780786498604.
  • Jinks, A. (2012), 'An Introduction to the Psychology of Paranormal Belief and Experience', : McFarland 9780786465446.

Chapters in Books

  • Jinks, A. (2014), 'The psychology of belief in discarnate communication', Survival Hyopothesis: Essays on Mediumship, McFarland 9780786472208.

Journal Articles

  • Armstrong-Kearns, J., Laing, D. and Jinks, A. (2017), 'Taste-elicited activity in facial muscle regions in 5-8-week-old infants', Chemical Senses, vol 42, no 5 , pp 443 - 453.
  • Storm, L., Drinkwater, K. and Jinks, A. (2017), 'A question of belief : an analysis of item content in paranormal belief questionnaires', Journal of Scientific Exploration, vol 31, no 2 , pp 187 - 230.
  • Correa, M., Laing, D., Hutchinson, I., Jinks, A., Armstrong-Kearns, J. and Kainer, G. (2015), 'Reduced taste function and taste papillae density in children with chronic kidney disease', Pediatric Nephrology, vol 30, no 11 , pp 2003 - 2010.
  • Hayes, J., Jinks, A. and Stevenson, R. (2013), 'A comparison of sniff bottle staircase and olfactometer-based threshold tests', Behavior Research Methods, vol 45, no 1 , pp 178 - 182.
  • Correa, M., Hutchinson, I., Laing, D. and Jinks, A. (2013), 'Changes in fungiform papillae density during development in humans', Chemical Senses, vol 38, no 6 , pp 519 - 527.
  • Jinks, A. (2013), 'Descriptions of the astral plane : comment on Ferreira (2013)', Australian Journal of Parapsychology, vol 13, no 1 , pp 71 - 75.
  • Hayes, J. and Jinks, A. (2012), 'Evaluation of smoking on olfactory thresholds of phenyl ethyl alcohol and n-butanol', Physiology and Behavior, vol 107, no 2 , pp 177 - 180.
  • Jinks, A. (2012), 'Reply to Houran and Lange (2012)', Australian Journal of Parapsychology, vol 12, no 2 , pp 169 - 175.
  • Jinks, A. (2012), 'Paranormal and alternative health beliefs as quasi-beliefs : implications for item content in paranormal belief questionnaires', Australian Journal of Parapsychology, vol 12, no 2 , pp 127 - 158.
  • Laing, D., Armstrong-Kearns, J., Aitken, M., Carroll, A., Wilkes, F., Jinks, A. and Jaffe, A. (2010), 'Chemosensory function and food preferences of children with Cystic Fibrosis', Pediatric Pulmonology, vol 45, no 8 , pp 807 - 815.
  • Wilkes, F., Laing, D., Hutchinson, I., Jinks, A. and Monteleone, E. (2009), 'Temporal processing of olfactory stumuli during retronasal perception', Behavioural Brain Research, vol 200, no 1 , pp 68 - 75.
  • Laing, D., Segovia, C., Fark, T., Laing, O., Jinks, A., Nikolaus, J. and Hummel, T. (2008), 'Tests for screening olfactory and gustatory function in school-age children', Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol 139, no 1 , pp 74 - 82.
  • Armstrong-Kearns, J., Hutchinson, I., Laing, D. and Jinks, A. (2007), 'Facial electromyography : responses of children to odor and taste stimuli', Chemical Senses, vol 32, no 6 , pp 611 - 621.
  • Steiner, J. and Jinks, A. (2006), 'The effect of the label "UFO" on memory for amiguaous pricorial stimuli', Journal of UFO Studies, vol 9 , pp 21 - 29.
  • Marshall, K., Laing, D., Jinks, A. and Hutchinson, I. (2006), 'The capacity of humans to identify components in complex odor-taste mixtures', Chemical Senses, vol 31, no 6 , pp 539 - 545.
  • Jinks, A., Marshall, K., Laing, D., Effendy, J. and Hutchinson, I. (2005), 'Perception of temporal order and the identification of components in taste mixtures', Physiology and Behavior, vol 83, no 5 , pp 673 - 681.
  • Jinks, A. and Dear, B. (2005), 'Perceptual and memory capabilities of witnesses to anomalous visual phenomena', Australian Journal of Parapsychology, vol 5, no 1 , pp 97 - 118.
  • Jinks, A., Shahbake, M., Hutchinson, I. and Laing, D. (2005), 'Rapid quantitative assessment of fungiform papillae density in the human tongue', Brain Research, vol 1052, no 2 , pp 196 - 201.
  • James, C., Laing, D., Jinks, A., Hutchinson, I. and Oram, N. (2003), 'Taste response functions of adults and children using different rating scales.', Food Quality and Preference, vol 15 , pp 77 - 82.
  • Laing, D., Legha, P., Jinks, A. and Hutchinson, I. (2003), 'Relationship between Molecular Structure, Concentration and Odor Qualities of Oxygenated Aliphatic Molecules.', Chemical Senses, vol 28 , pp 57 - 69.
  • Segovia, C., Hutchinson, I., Laing, D. and Jinks, A. (2002), 'A quantitative study of fungiform papillae and taste pore density in adults and children', Developmental Brain Research, vol 138 , pp 135 - 146.
  • Temple, E., Laing, D., Hutchinson, I. and Jinks, A. (2002), 'Temporal perception of sweetness by adults and children using computerized time-intensity measures', Chemical Senses, vol 27 , pp 729 - 737.
  • Laing, D., Link, C., Jinks, A. and Hutchinson, I. (2002), 'The limited capacity of humans to identify the components of taste mixtures and taste-odour mixtures', Perception, vol 31 , pp 617 - 635.
  • Temple, E., Hutchinson, I., Laing, D. and Jinks, A. (2002), 'Taste development: differential growth rates of tongue regions in humans', Developmental Brain Research, vol 135 , pp 65 - 70.
  • Jinks, A. and Laing, D. (2001), 'The analysis of odor mixtures by humans: Evidence for a configurational process', Physiology & Behaviour, vol 72 , pp 51 - 63.
  • Laing, D., Jinks, A. and Hutchinson, I. (2001), 'A Psychological study of the relationship between temporal processing in odor mixtures and transduction pathways', Cognitive Brain Research, , pp 273 - 288.
  • Laing, D., Watson, W., Hutchinson, I. and Jinks, A. (2001), 'Identification of the Components of taste mixtures by adults a& Children', Developmental Psychology, vol 39, no 2 , pp 137 - 145.
  • Laing, D. and Jinks, A. (2001), 'Psychophysical Analysis of Complex Odor Mixtures', Chimia, vol 55, no 5 , pp 413 - 420.
  • Watson, W., Laing, D., Hutchinson, I. and Jinks, A. (2001), 'Cross-species investigations of prenatal experience, hatching behavior, and postnatal behavioral laterality', Developmental Psychobiology, vol 39, no 2 , pp 84 - 91.
  • Parapsychology, and the psychology of paranormal experience
  • Olfactory perception and cognition

This information has been contributed by Doctor Jinks.

Previous Projects

Title: A Question of Belief: An Analysis of Item Content in Paranormal Belief Questionnaires [via Uni of Adelaide]
Funder:
  • BIAL Foundation
Western Researchers: Tony Jinks
Years: 2015-03-01 - 2016-10-31
ID: P00022852

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