BA (McGill); MSc, PhD (Queen's)

Recent projects have examined the role of musical structure in memory for tone sequences; children's memory for sequences of non-verbal sounds; the effects of age on memory for melody; the role of music as a trigger for reminiscence; and film music perception. Other related interests include life-span development; benefits of musical training; and speech production and perception in the elderly.

Recent Publications

Identifying style-types in a sample of musical improvisations using dimensional reduction and cluster analysis

Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 2018


Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 2017

Music and text: Vocal musicianship

The Routledge companion to music cognition, 2017

A farewell, a welcome, and taking inspiration from the rich and growing PMMB archive [Editorial]

Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 2017

From auditory focus, to auditory influence, to multimodal experience in psychomusicological research [Editoral]

Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 2016

Research Classification

  • No classification given

Research Interests

  • Auditory perception
  • Music cognition
  • Audiovisual integration (film-music)
  • Multimedia perception
  • Educational technology
  • Cross-cultural cognition
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