How does nonverbal communication change in a group that learns to play an unfamiliar piece together?

Presenter: Emily Wood (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Dobromir Dotov, Andrew Chang, Dan Bosnyak, Lucas Klein, Laurel Trainor

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Pitch-induced illusory tempo

Presenter: Jesse Pazdera (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Laurel Trainor

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Determining the Underlying Mechanism of Adult Brain Responses to Omission Deviants

Presenter: Zehra Mussaji (McMaster University)

Co-authors: David Prete & Laurel J. Trainor

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Unlocking Key: A Formal Cognitive Model

Presenter: Konrad Swierczek (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Max Delle Grazie, Karen Chan, Matthew Woolhouse

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The Effect of an Affective Music Recommendation System and Auditory Beat Stimulation on Anxiety

Presenter: Adiel Mallik (Ryerson University)

Co-authors: Zoe Thomson, Frank Russo

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Ryerson Audio-Visual Database of Emotional Speech and Song (RAVDESS): Arousal and Valence Validation

Presenter: Karla Kovacek (Ryerson University)

Co-authors: Steven Livingstone, Gurjit Singh, Frank A. Russo

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Rhythmic auditory stimulation (RAS) for major spinal cord injuries: A case study

Presenter: Sean Gilmore (Ryerson University)

Co-authors: Fran Copelli, Carmen Dang, Frank A. Russo

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Beyond harmonicity: Vocal-melodic theories are necessary for studying the global origin of musical scales

Presenter: Elizabeth Phillips (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Steven, Brown

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Using Granger Causality to quantify information flow between the sounds of ensemble musicians

Presenter: Lucas Klein (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Emily Wood, Dan Bosnyak, Laurel Trainor

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Shifts in the Perceptual Categorization of Music between Eras

Presenter: Benjamin Kelly (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Cameron Anderson, Michael Schutz

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Introducing MAFs: Music Acoustic Features and their Relationship to Personality

Presenter: Maya Flannery (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Matthew Woolhouse

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Musician’s Social Connectedness

Presenter: Kathleen Howcroft (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Kathleen Howcroft, Kestrel McNeill, Cindy Tran, & Dr. Ranil Sonnadara

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Syntactic Parallelism Between Music and Language in Relation to Key Memorization

Presenter: Laura E., Street (McMaster University )

Co-authors: Joanna Spyra, Dr. Matthew Woolhouse

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Using neurologic music therapy (NMT) during COVID-19:​ A mixed-methods analysis of online survey reports

Presenter: Marija Pranjić (University of Toronto)

Co-authors: Lauren Cole, Nicole Richard, Gloria Tian, Kyurim Kang, Tara Henechowicz, Corene Hurt-Thaut

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How Do Sound and Vision Integrate? Visual ERPs With and Without Simultaneous Auditory Inputs

Presenter: Shelby Howlett (Brock University)

Co-authors: Sidney J. Segalowitz

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Musical surface features and memory for nonadjacent keys

Presenter: Joanna Spyra (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Matthew Woolhouse

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Evaluating the Consistency and Thematic Content of Music-Induced Visual Mental Imagery

Presenter: Sarah Hashim (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

Co-authors: Mats B. Küssner, Lauren Stewart, Diana Omigie

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The impact of music training programs on inhibition control in children: a meta-analysis

Presenter: Kevin Jamey (Université de Montréal)

Co-authors: Nicholas E. V. Foster, Krista L. Hyde, Simone Dalla Bella

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Infant attention, movement, and socio-emotional responses to live musical performances in a group context

Presenter: Haley E. Kragness (University of Toronto Scarborough)

Co-authors: Bryna Berezowska, Laura K. Cirelli

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Musical genre preferences in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Presenter: Anthony Levasseur (Université de Montréal)

Co-authors: Kevin Jamey, Nicholas E. V. Foster, Krista L. Hyde, Simone Dalla Bella

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Very Low Bass Induces Movement in a Live Concert Audience

Presenter: Daniel Cameron (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Dobri Dotov, Erica Flaten, Dan Bosnyak, Michael Hove, Laurel Trainor

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Are mobile devices sufficiently precise to capture individual differences in auditory-motor synchronization tasks?

Presenter: Agnès Zagala (Université de Montréal)

Co-authors: Nicholas Foster; Simone Dalla Bella

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Neural Representations of Rhythm and Beat Perception

Presenter: Joshua Hoddinott (Western University)

Co-authors: Jessica A. Grahn

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Simultaneous Electroencephalography (EEG) Measurements in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, their Parents, and Music Therapists

Presenter: Kyurim Kang (University of Toronto)

Co-authors: Silvia Orlandi, Nicole Lorenzen, Tom Chau, Michael H. Thaut

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Sufficient for annoyance, yet unnecessary for detection. Improving alarm design by embracing temporal variability.

Presenter: Liam Foley (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Michael Schutz

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Small music ensemble and social-emotional skills: A cross-cultural study

Presenter: Eun Cho (University of California, Riverside)

Co-authors: Jeoung Yeoun, Han

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An investigation of rhythm and meter perception in infancy using electroencephalography

Presenter: Erica Flaten (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Laurel J Trainor

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Undergraduates Choose to Participate in Music Activities During COVID-19 Restrictions

Presenter: Sara Marshall (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Rachael Finnerty, Constance Imbault, Laurel Trainor

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Rhythmic Auditory-Motor Skills in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

Presenter: Chantal Carrillo (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Andrew Chang, John Cairney, Devin McAuley, and Laurel J. Trainor

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Exploring historical changes in musical cue use through cluster analysis

Presenter: Max Delle Grazie (McMaster University )

Co-authors: Cameron Anderson, Dr. Michael Schutz

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Singing and Synchrony: Missing group activities during the COVID-19 pandemic

Presenter: Olivia Jewell (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

Co-authors: Lauren Stewart, Jacques Launay

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Somatic and/or spinal rhythmic motion with music-making may be effective on cerebrospinal fluid circulation and tonality of body condition: hypothesis for music-based interventions

Presenter: Huibing Tan (New St. James Presbyterian Church, Western University, Jinzhou Medical University, Harbin Conservatory of Music)

Co-authors: Torin Chiles1,2, Tianyi Zhang3, Hongqi Liu4, Yinhua Li3, Yunge Jia3, Wei Huo3, Xinghang Wang3

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Sorting Carnātic melodies based on rāgams, melody type, and expertise using DiSTATIS.

Presenter: Rachna Raman (The University of Texas at Dallas)

Co-authors: Murali, S., Kriegsman, M.A., & Dowling, W.J.

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Human and automated judgements of musical similarity in a global sample

Presenter: Hideo Daikoku (Keio University, Japan)

Co-authors: Hideo Daikoku, Shenghao Ding, Ujwal Sriharsha Sanne, Emmanouil Benetos, Anna Lomax Chairetakis Wood, Shinya Fujii, Patrick E. Savage

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Vocal Ensemble Evaluations Associated with Expressive Movement – A Pilot Study

Presenter: Diego Pinto (Northwestern University)

Co-authors: Morrison, Steven

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Motor skill performance in violin bowing: Evidence for constrained action effects on acoustical, physiological and physical outcomes

Presenter: Emma Allingham (University of Hamburg)

Co-authors: Birgitta Burger & Clemens Wöllner

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Presenter: Sérgio Inácio Torres (Department of Music, Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, São Paulo, Brazil)

Co-authors: Graziela Bortz

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Development the aural awareness: a case study in music education

Presenter: Mário Cardoso (Research Center of Basic Education, Music Education Department, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal)

Co-authors: -

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Capture the Chord: The Harmony Perception Test

Presenter: Matthew Eitel (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

Co-authors: Daniel Müllensiefen, Peter Harrison, Nicolas Ruth

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The Emotional Implications of Acoustic Nuance in Preludes by Bach and Chopin

Presenter: Cameron Anderson (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Michael Schutz

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“Eigentempo”: A large-scale online study investigating factors affecting the spontaneous motor tempo

Presenter: David Hammerschmidt (University of Hamburg)

Co-authors: Klaus Frieler, Clemens Wöllner

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Perceptual fusion of musical notes by native Amazonians suggests universal representations of musical intervals

Presenter: Malinda McPherson (Harvard University, MIT)

Co-authors: Sophia E. Dolan, Alex Durango, Tomas Ossandon, Joaquín Valdés, Eduardo A. Undurraga, Nori Jacoby, Ricardo A. Godoy & Josh H. McDermott

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Pianists’ Focus of Attention Modulates Expressive Performance: Differential Effects on Timing, Loudness, and Variability of Keystrokes

Presenter: Tracy Lipke-Perry (Crane School of Music, The State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, USA)

Co-authors: Morris Levy, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN, USA; Darren J. Dutto, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR, USA

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Children’s Association of Tonal Stability and Emotional Valence

Presenter: Assaf Suberry (Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Israel)

Co-authors: Zohar Eitan, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

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Influences of Tone-Colour on Musical Memory

Presenter: Graeme Noble (McMaster University)

Co-authors: Joanna Spyra, Matthew Woolhouse

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Musical training shapes the perception of unexpected dissonance: an ERP study.

Presenter: Carlota Pagès-Portabella (Univesitat Pompeu Fabra)

Co-authors: Juan M. Toro

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The Effects of Music and Dance Training on Beat Perception and Production Abilities in Parkinson’s Disease

Presenter: Prisca Hsu (Western University)

Co-authors: Prisca Hsu, Emily A. Ready, Jessica A. Grahn

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