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Research Outputs 1989 2019

2019

A 'Music, Mind and Movement' program for people with dementia: initial evidence of improved cognition

Brancatisano, O., Baird, A. & Thompson, W. F., 16 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, JULY, p. 1-20 20 p., 1435.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Music
Cognition
Dementia
Motor Skills
Therapeutics

An investigation of empathy in male and female fans of aggressive music

Slade, A., Olsen, K. N. & Thompson, W. F., 18 Jul 2019, In : Musicae Scientiae.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
Metals
Aggression
Empathy
Motivation

Implicit violent imagery processing among fans and non-fans of music with violent themes

Sun, Y., Lu, X., Williams, M. & Thompson, W. F., 13 Mar 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 3, p. 1-11 11 p., 181580.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Imagery
Music
Happiness
Lyrics
Percept

Spontaneous emergence of language-like and music-like vocalizations from an artificial protolanguage

Ma, W., Fiveash, A. & Thompson, W. F., 1 Jul 2019, In : Semiotica. 2019, 229, p. 1–23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

music
language
communication system
functionality
imitation

When music compensates language: a case study of severe aphasia in dementia and the use of music by a spousal caregiver

Baird, A. & Thompson, W. F., 2019, In : Aphasiology. 33, 4, p. 449-465 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Aphasia
speech disorder
Music
dementia
Caregivers

Who enjoys listening to violent music and why?

Thompson, W. F., Geeves, A. M. & Olsen, K. N., Jul 2019, In : Psychology of Popular Media Culture. 8, 3, p. 218-232 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
Fans
music
fan
personality traits

“They’re playing our song”: couple-defining songs in intimate relationships

Harris, C. B., Baird, A., Harris, S. A. & Thompson, W. F., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
song
Data storage equipment
music
emotion
2018

Characterization of music and photograph evoked autobiographical memories in people with Alzheimer's disease

Baird, A., Brancatisano, O., Gelding, R. & Thompson, W. F., 2018, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 66, 2, p. 693-706 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Episodic Memory
Music
Alzheimer Disease
Semantics
Islands

Decoding the dynamic representation of musical pitch from human brain activity

Sankaran, N., Thompson, W. F., Carlile, S. & Carlson, T. A., 16 Jan 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 839.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Decoding
Tonal
Music
Stimulus
Acoustics

Investigating the role of the primary motor cortex in musical creativity: a transcranial direct current stimulation study

Anic, A., Olsen, K. N. & Thompson, W. F., 1 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, OCT, p. 1-10 10 p., 1758.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Creativity
Motor Cortex
Brain
Hand
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

Listener expertise enhances intelligibility of vocalisations in Death Metal music

Olsen, K. N., Thompson, W. F. & Giblin, I., Jun 2018, In : Music Perception. 35, 5, p. 527-539 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Music
Intelligibility
Vocalization
Listeners
Metals

Stimulation of the primary motor cortex enhances creativity and technical fluency of piano improvisations

Anic, A., Thompson, W. F. & Olsen, K. N., Mar 2018, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (SysMus17). Harrison, P. M. C. (ed.). London, UK: Zenodo, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Open Access
File
Creativity
Motor Cortex
Electrodes
Prefrontal Cortex
Brain

Syntactic and non-syntactic sources of interference by music on language processing

Fiveash, A., McArthur, G. & Thompson, W. F., 17 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 17918.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Music
Language
Pressure

Syntactic processing in music and language: effects of interrupting auditory streams with alternating timbres

Fiveash, A., Thompson, W. F., Badcock, N. A. & McArthur, G., Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Psychophysiology. 129, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
Evoked Potentials
Language
Brain

Syntactic processing in music and language: parallel abnormalities observed in congenital amusia

Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, H. T., Johnson, B. W., Sammler, D. & Thompson, W. F., 2018, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 19, p. 640-651 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Music
Language
Semantics
Tune Deafness
Evoked Potentials

The impact of music on the self in dementia

Baird, A. & Thompson, W. F., 9 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 61, 3, p. 827-841 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
Dementia
Aptitude
Research
2017

An investigation of spatial representation of pitch in individuals with congenital amusia

Lu, X., Sun, Y. & Thompson, W. F., 2 Sep 2017, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 70, 9, p. 1867-1877 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reaction Time
Color
Linguistics
Tune Deafness

A nonmusician with severe Alzheimer’s dementia learns a new song

Baird, A., Umbach, H. & Thompson, W. F., Feb 2017, In : Neurocase. 23, 1, p. 36-40 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
Alzheimer Disease
Aphorisms and Proverbs
Aptitude
Cognition

Musical expertise: genetics, experience, and training

Thompson, W. F., Mosing, M. A. & Ullén, F., 2017, The Routledge companion to music cognition. Ashley, R. & Timmers, R. (eds.). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis, p. 415-426 12 p. (Routledge companions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Pitch contour impairment in congenital amusia: new insights from the Self-paced Audio-visual Contour Task (SACT)

Lu, X., Sun, Y., Ho, H. T. & Thompson, W. F., 15 Jun 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 6, p. 1-15 15 p., e0179252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
audiovisuals
Data storage equipment
Pitch Discrimination
Processing
Acoustics

Pitch discrimination associated with phonological awareness: evidence from congenital amusia

Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, H. T. & Thompson, W. F., 13 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-11 11 p., 44285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Pitch Discrimination
Aptitude
Music
Articulation Disorders
Tune Deafness

The power of 'our song', the musical glue that binds friends and lovers across the ages

Baird, A. & Thompson, W., 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
File
2016

Chanting meditation improves mood and social cohesion

Perry, G., Polito, V. & Thompson, W. F., 5 Jul 2016, ICMPC14: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. San Francisco: The Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), p. 324-327 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Meditation
Singing
Altruism
Music
Self Report

Development of timing skills

Janzen, T. B., Ammirante, P. & Thompson, W. F., 2016, Musical prodigies: interpretations from psychology, education, musicology, and ethnomusicology. McPherson, G. E. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

music
musician
childhood
experience
literature

Impaired explicit processing of musical syntax and tonality in a group of Mandarin-speaking congenital amusics

Jiang, C., Liu, F. & Thompson, W. F., Apr 2016, In : Music Perception. 33, 4, p. 401-413 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Tonality
Syntax
Discrimination
Congenital Amusia
Experiment

Prodigies of music composition: cognitive abilities and developmental antecedents

Quinto, L., Ammirante, P., Connors, M. H. & Thompson, W. F., 2016, Musical prodigies: interpretations from psychology, education, musicology, and ethnomusicology. McPherson, G. E. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 1-41 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

cognitive ability
music
composer
social support
infant

The influence of visual information on auditory processing in individuals with congenital amusia: An ERP study

Lu, X., Ho, H. T., Sun, Y., Johnson, B. W. & Thompson, W. F., 15 Jul 2016, In : NeuroImage. 135, p. 142-151 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evoked Potentials
Gestures
Facial Expression
Hearing
Electroencephalography
2015

Affective evaluation of simultaneous tone combinations in congenital amusia

Marin, M. M., Thompson, W. F., Gingras, B. & Stewart, L., 1 Nov 2015, In : Neuropsychologia. 78, p. 207-220 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Happiness
Music
Acoustics
Linear Models
Regression Analysis

Common cues to emotion in the dynamic facial expressions of speech and song

Livingstone, S. R., Thompson, W. F., Wanderley, M. M. & Palmer, C., 4 May 2015, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 68, 5, p. 952-970 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Facial Expression
Music
Cues
Emotions
Acoustics

Deficits in melodic contour visualization in individuals with congenital amusia

Lu, X., Sun, Y. & Thompson, W. F., 2015, Proceedings of the Ninth Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. Ginsborg, J., Lamont, A., Phillips, M. & Bramley, S. (eds.). Manchester, UK: Royal Northern College of Music, p. 559-562 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Pitch Discrimination
Pitch Perception
Deafness
Tune Deafness
Direction compound

Effects of emergent-level structure on melodic processing difficulty

Russo, F. A., Thompson, W. F. & Cuddy, L. L., 1 Sep 2015, In : Music Perception. 33, 1, p. 96-109 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Experiment
Melody
Cohesion
Rating
Expectancy

Exploring music-syntactic processing and language-syntactic processing in congenital amusia using MEG and EEG

Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, H. T., Johnson, B. & Thompson, W. F., 2015, Proceedings of the Ninth Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. Ginsborg, J., Lamont, A., Phillips, M. & Bramley, S. (eds.). Manchester, UK: Royal Northern College of Music, p. 765-770 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Magnetoencephalography
Music
Electroencephalography
Language
Brain

Human emotions track changes in the acoustic environment

Ma, W. & Thompson, W. F., 24 Nov 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 47, p. 14563-14568 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Acoustics
Emotions
Music
Facial Expression
Rain

Intonation processing deficits of emotional words among Mandarin Chinese speakers with congenital amusia: An ERP study

Lu, X., Ho, H. T., Liu, F., Wu, D. & Thompson, W. F., 2015, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 6, p. 1-12 12 p., 385.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Electroencephalography
Linguistics
Access to Information
Language
Tune Deafness

Melodic contour training and its effect on speech in noise, consonant discrimination, and prosody perception for cochlear implant recipients

Lo, C. Y., McMahon, C. M., Looi, V. & Thompson, W. F., 2015, In : Behavioural Neurology. 2015, p. 1-10 10 p., 352869.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Speech Perception
Cochlear Implants
Noise
Music
Education

The healing power of music

Thompson, W. F. & Schlaug, G., 2015, In : Scientific American: Mind. 16, 5, p. 32-41 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

The pitch imagery arrow task: Effects of musical training, vividness, and mental control

Gelding, R. W., Thompson, W. F. & Johnson, B. W., 25 Mar 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 3, p. 1-20 20 p., e0121809.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
probes (equipment)
regression analysis
Regression analysis
Aptitude
2014

A developmental study of the effect of music training on timed movements

Janzen, T. B., Thompson, W. F. & Ranvaud, R., 10 Oct 2014, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8, p. 1-7 7 p., 801.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Music
Fingers

Augmenting melodic intonation therapy with non-invasive brain stimulation to treat impaired left-hemisphere function: two case studies

Al-Janabi, S., Nickels, L. A., Sowman, P. F., Burianová, H., Merrett, D. L. & Thompson, W. F., 4 Feb 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, p. 1-12 12 p., 37.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Brain
Aphasia
Therapeutics
Language

Belief

Thompson, W. F., 2014, Music in the social and behavioral sciences: an encyclopedia. Thompson, W. F. (ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, Vol. 1. p. 128-134 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch

Closure

Thompson, W. F. & Cuddy, L. L., 2014, Music in the social and behavioral sciences: an encyclopedia. Thompson, W. F. (ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, Vol. 1. p. 191-192 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch

Music, thought, and feeling: understanding the psychology of music

Thompson, W. F., 2014, Second ed. New York: Oxford University Press. 386 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch

Psychology
Music
Thought
Music Therapy
Neuroscience

Musical disorders

Thompson, W. F. & Liu, F., 2014, Music in the social and behavioral sciences: an encyclopedia. Thompson, W. F. (ed.). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Vol. 2. p. 787-789 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch

Music in the social and behavioral sciences: an encyclopedia

Thompson, W. F. (ed.), 2014, Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications. 1310 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearch

Primitive music

Thompson, W. F., 2014, Music in the social and behavioral sciences: an encyclopedia. Thompson, W. F. (ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, Vol. 2. p. 898-902 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch

Singing emotionally: a study of pre-production, production, and post-production facial expressions

Quinto, L. R., Thompson, W. F., Kroos, C. & Palmer, C., 29 Apr 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, p. 1-15 15 p., 262.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Singing
Facial Expression
Happiness
Emotions
Light

The contributions of compositional structure and performance expression to the communication of emotion in music

Quinto, L., Thompson, W. F. & Taylor, A., 2014, In : Psychology of Music. 42, 4, p. 503-524 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Music
Emotions
Communication
Happiness
Anger

The effect of movement kinematics on predicting the timing of observed actions

Colling, L. J., Thompson, W. F. & Sutton, J., 2014, In : Experimental Brain Research. 232, 4, p. 1193-1206 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biomechanical Phenomena

Theory of mind

Graur, A. J., Russo, F. & Thompson, W. F., 2014, Music in the social and behavioral sciences: an encyclopedia. Thompson, W. F. (ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, Vol. 2. p. 1125-1127 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch