Watson. B. 2018. No bearing on conventional lithic analysis. Rock Art Research 35 (2): 169–170.
Hodgson, D. and Watson, B. 2015. The visual brain and the early depiction of animals in Europe and Southeast Asia. World Archaeology 47 (5): 776-791. DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2015.1074871.
Watson, B. and P. Kucera 2014. Results of recent archaeological investigations along Wallpolla Creek, northwestern Victoria, Australia. Excavations, Surveys and Heritage Management in Victoria 3: 33-42.
Watson, B. 2012. Rock art and the neurovisual bases of subjective visual phenomena. Time and Mind 5 (2): 211-216.
Watson, B. 2012. The body and the brain: neuroscience and the representation of anthropomorphs in palaeoart. Rock Art Research 29 (1): 3-18.
Watson, B. 2011. The beauty of rock art aesthetics. Rock Art Research 28 (2): 163-165.
Watson, B. 2011. The eyes have it: human perception and anthropomorphic faces in world rock art. Antiquity 85 (327): 87-98.
Watson, B. 2010. Psychoanalysis and prehistoric art. Journal of Iberian Archaeology 13: 35-49.
Watson, B. 2010. The neuropsychology of animism and implied motion in rock art. Rock Art Research 27 (1): 79-80.
Watson, B. 2008. Oodles of doodles? Doodling behaviour and its implications for understanding palaeoarts. Rock Art Research 25 (1): 35-60.
Watson, B. 2007. Dreaming phenomena and palaeoart. Before Farming: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers 2007/4: 81-94.
Watson, B. 2019. Optical illusions and perceptual determinants in rock art. In J. Huntly and G. Nash (eds), Aesthetics, Applications, Artistry and Anarchy: Essays in Prehistoric and Contemporary Art. A Festschrift in Honour of John Kay Clegg, 11 January 1935 – 1 March 2015, pp. 99-108. Archaeopress, Oxford.
Watson, B. 2013. Rock art and human behavior. In R.G. Bednarik (ed.) The Psychology of Human Behavior, pp. 211-238. Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions Series, Nova Science Publishers, New York.
Watson, B. 2009. Universal Visions: Neuroscience and Recurrent Characteristics of World Palaeoart. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis. Centre for Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne.
Selected Consulting Reports
2019 - Gippsland Line Upgrade, Hernes Oak to Traralgon: Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Report to Rail Projects Victoria.
2019 - Avon River Rail Bridge, Stratford: Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Report to Rail Projects Victoria.
2018 - South Gippsland Highway Black Spur (Koonwarra) Realignment: Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Report to VicRoads. (With Sarah Ricketts, Paul Kucera and William Anderson)
2017 - Yan Yean Road Duplication, Plenty and Yarrambat: Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Report to VicRoads. (With Michelle Cleary and Wendy Morrison)
2016 - Toolern Creek, Melton South, Victoria: Archaeological Excavations and Surface Artefact Collection at Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Register Place 7822-3328. Report to Lend Lease Communities (Atherstone).
2016 - Excavations at Fulham, Central Gippsland: VAHR 8221-0217, 8221-0218 and 8221-0219. Report to VicRoads. (With William Anderson, Jasmine Scibilia and Paul Kucera)
2016 - Wilton Fields Wetlands Area Atherstone: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 13558). Report prepared for Lend Lease Communities (Atherstone).
2015 - Calder Highway/Calder Alternative Highway Interchange Ravenswood: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 12884). Report prepared for VicRoads.
2015 - Old Mail Road and Wallpolla Creek, North-West Victoria: Archaeological Excavation and Surface Artefact Collection at Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Register Places 7229-0069, 7229-0076, 7229-0077 and 7229-0085. Report to Powercor Australia Ltd.
2014 - Further Archaeological Excavations at Aboriginal Place 7523-0252 Trawalla 1, Mount Emu Creek, Western District of Victoria. Report prepared for John Holland Pty Ltd.
2014 - NP13 MBN21 Uprate - Lake Cullulleraine: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 12615). Report prepared for Powercor Australia Ltd. (with William Anderson)
2013 - Eastern Interchange Bacchus Marsh: Historical Archaeological Investigation. Heritage Victoria Project Number 4247. Report prepared for VicRoads.
2012 - Brisbane Ranges Lower Stony Creek Addition: Survey for Cultural Heritage. Report prepared for Parks Victoria.
2011 - Western Highway Project: Burrumbeet -- Beaufort Duplication. Cultural Heritage Management Plan Number 11481. Report prepared for VicRoads. (With William Anderson and Helen Kiddell)