My theoretical paper on the application of the predictive processing framework to music cognition, and specifically imagery, is now published in Empirical Musicology review, available here, together with two commentaries.
A paper written with Katie Overy, entitled ‘Motor responses to a steady beat’, was accepted for publication at the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, and is now available here.
My review paper on the uses of auditory cueing for movement rehabilitation, part of the theme issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, entitled“Communicative rhythms in brain and behaviour”, is now available here.
Our fMRI paper entitled ‘Moving to music: Effects of heard and imagined musical cues on movement-related brain activity’ is accepted for publication at Frontiers of Human Neuroscience. It is co-authored with Alexa Morcom, Neil Roberts and Katie Overy, and part of a Frontiers Research Topic called ‘Music, Brain, and Rehabilitation: Emerging Therapeutic Applications and Potential Neural… Read More »
Frontiers in Psychology: Perception Science has accepted my opinion paper entitled ‘Images of time: Temporal aspects of auditory and movement imagination’. It is available here.
This summer, I will lead a symposium at ICMPC13 in Seoul, South Korea, entitled ‘Musical movement: Effects of cueing and feedback’. The symposium will include Marc Thompson, Nicolas Farrugia and Floris van Vugt as speakers and Prof. Peter Keller as a discussant. I will also present my fMRI work at Neuromusic V in Dijon, France.
The website for the Scottish Music & Health Network, led by Raymond MacDonald with a grant we obtained from the Carnegie Trust is now live!
I have moved: I am now a Junior Research Fellow at the SAGE Center at UC Santa Barbara. Check out our amazing schedule of visiting researchers and lectures!
I will be giving one of the key note talks at the Embodied Music Cognition conference in Edinburgh in July, entitled ‘Mental representations in musical processing and their role in action-perception loops’.
Our commentary on Andy Clark’s paper ‘Whatever next? Predictive brains, situated agents, and the future of cognitive science’, co-authored with Katie Overy and Peter Nelson is now available online from Behavioral and Brain Sciences.