Research Publications

Research publications within the fields of culture, brain and health sorted annually


Genome-wide association study of musical beat synchronization demonstrates high polygenicity.
Niarchou M, Gustavson DE, Sathirapongsasuti JF, Anglada-Tort M, Eising E, Bell E, McArthur E, Straub P; 23andMe Research Team, McAuley JD, Capra JA, Ullén F, Creanza N, Mosing MA, Hinds DA, Davis LK, Jacoby N, Gordon RL. Nat Hum Behav. 2022 Jun 16. doi: 10.1038/s41562-022-01359-x. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35710621

Neural Processing of Speech Sounds in ASD and First-Degree Relatives.
Patel SP, Winston M, Guilfoyle J, Nicol T, Martin GE, Nayar K, Kraus N, Losh M. J Autism Dev Disord. 2022 Jun 7. doi: 10.1007/s10803-022-05562-7. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35672616

Training allows switching from limited-capacity manipulations to large-capacity perceptual processing.
Malinovitch T, Albouy P, Zatorre RJ, Ahissar M. Cereb Cortex. 2022 May 3:bhac175. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhac175. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35511687

Genetic factors and shared environment contribute equally to objective singing ability.
Yeom D, Tan YT, Haslam N, Mosing MA, Yap VMZ, Fraser T, Hildebrand MS, Berkovic SF, McPherson GE, Peretz I, Wilson SJ. iScience. 2022 May 6;25(6):104360. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.104360. eCollection 2022 Jun 17. PMID: 35633942

Homeostatic feelings and the biology of consciousness.
Damasio A, Damasio H. Brain. 2022 May 30:awac194. doi: 10.1093/brain/awac194. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35640272 No abstract available.

Perspective-Taking is Associated with Increased Discriminability of Affective States in Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex.
Vaccaro AG, Heydari P, Christov-Moore L, Damasio A, Kaplan JT. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2022 May 17:nsac035. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsac035. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35579186

Mutual beta power modulation in dyadic entrainment.
Rosso M, Heggli OA, Maes PJ, Vuust P, Leman M. Neuroimage. 2022 Aug 15;257:119326. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119326. Epub 2022 Jun 3. PMID: 35667334 Free article.

Understanding brain states across spacetime informed by whole-brain modelling.
Vohryzek J, Cabral J, Vuust P, Deco G, Kringelbach ML. Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2022 Jul 11;380(2227):20210247. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2021.0247. Epub 2022 May 23. PMID: 35599554 Free PMC article. Review.

A brief and efficient stimulus set to create the inverted U-shaped relationship between rhythmic complexity and the sensation of groove.
Stupacher J, Wrede M, Vuust P. PLoS One. 2022 May 19;17(5):e0266902. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0266902. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35588097 Free PMC article.

Coordination of voice, hands and feet in rhythm and beat performance.
Mårup SH, Møller C, Vuust P. Sci Rep. 2022 May 16;12(1):8046. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-11783-8. PMID: 35577815 Free PMC article.

Cognitive efficacy and neural mechanisms of music-based neurological rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury.
Martínez-Molina N, Siponkoski ST, Särkämö T. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2022 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14800. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35676218 Review.

Benefits of choir singing on complex auditory encoding in the aging brain: An ERP study.
Pentikäinen E, Kimppa L, Makkonen T, Putkonen M, Pitkäniemi A, Salakka I, Paavilainen P, Tervaniemi M, Särkämö T. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2022 May 21. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14789. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35596717

Neural processing of poems and songs is based on melodic properties.
Scharinger M, Knoop CA, Wagner V, Menninghaus W. Neuroimage. 2022 Aug 15;257:119310. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119310. Epub 2022 May 13. PMID: 35569784

Unpredictability of the “when” influences prediction error processing of the “what” and “where”.
Tsogli V, Jentschke S, Koelsch S. PLoS One. 2022 Feb 3;17(2):e0263373. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263373. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35113946

Atypical delta-band phase consistency and atypical preferred phase in children with dyslexia during neural entrainment to rhythmic audio-visual speech.
Keshavarzi M, Mandke K, Macfarlane A, Parvez L, Gabrielczyk F, Wilson A, Goswami U. Neuroimage Clin. 2022 May 20;35:103054. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2022.103054. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35642984

Human faces and face-like stimuli are more memorable.
Kapsetaki ME, Zeki S. Psych J. 2022 Jun 5. doi: 10.1002/pchj.564. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35666065

Musical and Non-Musical Sounds Influence the Flavour Perception of Chocolate Ice Cream and Emotional Responses.
Lin YHT, Hamid N, Shepherd D, Kantono K, Spence C. Foods. 2022 Jun 17;11(12):1784. doi: 10.3390/foods11121784. PMID: 35741981 Free PMC article.

No self-advantage in recognizing photographs of one’s own hand: experimental and meta-analytic evidence.
Holmes NP, Spence C, Rossetti Y. Exp Brain Res. 2022 May 20. doi: 10.1007/s00221-022-06385-9. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35596072

Coloured hearing, colour music, colour organs, and the search for perceptually meaningful correspondences between colour and sound.
Spence C, Di Stefano N. Iperception. 2022 May 9;13(3):20416695221092802. doi: 10.1177/20416695221092802. eCollection 2022 May. PMID: 35572076

The role of expertise and culture in visual art appreciation.
Darda KM, Cross ES. Sci Rep. 2022 Jun 23;12(1):10666. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-14128-7. PMID: 35739137

Human but not robotic gaze facilitates action prediction.
Tidoni E, Holle H, Scandola M, Schindler I, Hill L, Cross ES. iScience. 2022 May 25;25(6):104462. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.104462. eCollection 2022 Jun 17. PMID: 35707718

Investigating associations of delay discounting with brain structure, working memory, and episodic memory.
Garzón B, Kurth-Nelson Z, Bäckman L, Nyberg L, Guitart-Masip M. Cereb Cortex. 2022 Apr 30:bhac164. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhac164. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35488441

Cross-frequency brain network dynamics support pitch change detection.
Samiee S, Vuvan D, Florin E, Albouy P, Peretz I, Baillet S. J Neurosci. 2022 Mar 28:JN-RM-0630-21. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0630-21.2022. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35351829

Evidence for top-down metre perception in infancy as shown by primed neural responses to an ambiguous rhythm.
Flaten E, Marshall SA, Dittrich A, Trainor LJ. Eur J Neurosci. 2022 Apr;55(8):2003-2023. doi: 10.1111/ejn.15671. Epub 2022 Apr 25. PMID: 35445451

The sound of silence: Predictive error responses to unexpected sound omission in adults.
Prete DA, Heikoop D, McGillivray JE, Reilly JP, Trainor LJ. Eur J Neurosci. 2022 Apr;55(8):1972-1985. doi: 10.1111/ejn.15660. Epub 2022 Apr 17. PMID: 35357048

A hybrid high-resolution anatomical MRI atlas with sub-parcellation of cortical gyri using resting fMRI.
Joshi AA, Choi S, Liu Y, Chong M, Sonkar G, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Nair D, Wisnowski JL, Haldar JP, Shattuck DW, Damasio H, Leahy RM. J Neurosci Methods. 2022 May 15;374:109566. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2022.109566. Epub 2022 Mar 17. PMID: 35306036

Default and executive networks’ roles in diverse adolescents’ emotionally engaged construals of complex social issues.
Gotlieb R, Yang XF, Immordino-Yang MH. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2022 Apr 1;17(4):421-429. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsab108. PMID: 34592751 Free PMC article.

Music-Induced Analgesia in Healthy Participants Is Associated With Expected Pain Levels but Not Opioid or Dopamine-Dependent Mechanisms.
Lunde SJ, Vuust P, Garza-Villarreal EA, Kirsch I, Møller A, Vase L. Front Pain Res (Lausanne). 2022 Apr 4;3:734999. doi: 10.3389/fpain.2022.734999. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35445208

Music in the brain.
Vuust P, Heggli OA, Friston KJ, Kringelbach ML. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2022 May;23(5):287-305. doi: 10.1038/s41583-022-00578-5. Epub 2022 Mar 29. PMID: 35352057

Neurological Music Therapy Rebuilds Structural Connectome after Traumatic Brain Injury: Secondary Analysis from a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Sihvonen AJ, Siponkoski ST, Martínez-Molina N, Laitinen S, Holma M, Ahlfors M, Kuusela L, Pekkola J, Koskinen S, Särkämö T. J Clin Med. 2022 Apr 14;11(8):2184. doi: 10.3390/jcm11082184. PMID: 35456277 Free PMC article.

Post-stroke enriched auditory environment induces structural connectome plasticity: secondary analysis from a randomized controlled trial.
Sihvonen AJ, Soinila S, Särkämö T. Brain Imaging Behav. 2022 Mar 29. doi: 10.1007/s11682-022-00661-6. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35352235

Full throttle: Demonstrating the speed, accuracy, and validity of a new method for continuous two-dimensional self-report and annotation.
Fayn K, Willemsen S, Muralikrishnan R, Castaño Manias B, Menninghaus W, Schlotz W. Behav Res Methods. 2022 Feb;54(1):350-364. doi: 10.3758/s13428-021-01616-3. Epub 2021 Jul 8. PMID: 34240335 Free PMC article.

Tormenting thoughts: The posterior cingulate sulcus of the default mode network regulates valence of thoughts and activity in the brain’s pain network during music listening.
Koelsch S, Andrews-Hanna JR, Skouras S. Hum Brain Mapp. 2022 Feb 1;43(2):773-786. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25686. Epub 2021 Oct 15. PMID: 34652882 Free PMC article.

Influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Perfectionism on Musician’s Dystonia: a Case Control Study.
Alpheis S, Altenmüller E, Scholz DS. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov (N Y). 2022 Mar 17;12:8. doi: 10.5334/tohm.687. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35415008 Free PMC article.

Association of Music Interventions With Health-Related Quality of Life: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.McCrary JM, Altenmüller E, Kretschmer C, Scholz DS. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Mar 1;5(3):e223236. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.3236. PMID: 35315920 Free PMC article.

Evidence of cortical thickness increases in bilateral auditory brain structures following piano learning in older adults.
Worschech F, Altenmüller E, Jünemann K, Sinke C, Krüger THC, Scholz DS, Müller CAH, Kliegel M, James CE, Marie D. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2022 Mar 15. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14762. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35292982

Cortical Tracking of Sung Speech in Adults vs Infants: A Developmental Analysis.
Attaheri A, Panayiotou D, Phillips A, Ní Choisdealbha Á, Di Liberto GM, Rocha S, Brusini P, Mead N, Flanagan S, Olawole-Scott H, Goswami U. Front Neurosci. 2022 Apr 12;16:842447. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2022.842447. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35495026

Judgments of mathematical beauty are resistant to revision through external opinion.
Zhang H, Zeki S. Psych J. 2022 May 1. doi: 10.1002/pchj.556. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35491015

People’s dispositional cooperative tendencies towards robots are unaffected by robots’ negative emotional displays in prisoner’s dilemma games.
Hsieh TY, Cross ES. Cogn Emot. 2022 Apr 7:1-25. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2022.2054781. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35389323

The McNorm library: creating and validating a new library of emotionally expressive whole body dance movements.
Smith RA, Cross ES. Psychol Res. 2022 Apr 6:1-25. doi: 10.1007/s00426-022-01669-9. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35385989 Free PMC article.

Investigating associations of delay discounting with brain structure, working memory, and episodic memory.
Garzón B, Kurth-Nelson Z, Bäckman L, Nyberg L, Guitart-Masip M. Cereb Cortex. 2022 Apr 30:bhac164. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhac164. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35488441

Supramodality of neural entrainment: Rhythmic visual stimulation causally enhances auditory working memory performance. Albouy P, Martinez-Moreno ZE, Hoyer RS, Zatorre RJ, Baillet S. Sci Adv. 2022 Feb 25;8(8):eabj9782. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abj9782. Epub 2022 Feb 23. PMID: 35196074

The relationship between acoustic and musical pitch processing in adolescents. Zendel BR, Demirkaplan Ö, Mignault-Goulet G, Peretz I. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2022 Mar 26. doi: 10.1002/jdn.10181. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35338667

“Taste typicality” is a foundational and multi-modal dimension of ordinary aesthetic experience. Chen YC, Chang A, Rosenberg MD, Feng D, Scholl BJ, Trainor LJ. Curr Biol. 2022 Feb 26:S0960-9822(22)00261-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.02.039. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35235766

Speech-in-noise perception in musicians and non-musicians: A multi-level meta-analysis. Hennessy S, Mack WJ, Habibi A. Hear Res. 2022 Mar 15;416:108442. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2022.108442. Epub 2022 Jan 15. PMID: 35078132

Voice emotion recognition by Mandarin-speaking pediatric cochlear implant users in Taiwan. Lin YS, Wu CM, Limb CJ, Lu HP, Feng IJ, Peng SC, Deroche MLD, Chatterjee M. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2022 Jan 13;7(1):250-258. doi: 10.1002/lio2.732. eCollection 2022 Feb.

Neuroanatomical correlates of speech and singing production in chronic post-stroke aphasia. Martínez-Molina N, Siponkoski ST, Pitkäniemi A, Moisseinen N, Kuusela L, Pekkola J, Laitinen S, Särkämö ER, Melkas S, Kleber B, Schlaug G, Sihvonen A, Särkämö T. Brain Commun. 2022 Jan 11;4(1):fcac001. doi: 10.1093/braincomms/fcac001. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35174327 Free PMC article.

Isn’t There Room for Music in Chronic Pain Management? Sihvonen AJ, Pitkäniemi A, Särkämö T, Soinila S. J Pain. 2022 Feb 4:S1526-5900(22)00015-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2022.01.003. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35124251

Unpredictability of the “when” influences prediction error processing of the “what” and “where”. Tsogli V, Jentschke S, Koelsch S. PLoS One. 2022 Feb 3;17(2):e0263373. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263373. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35113946

Association of Music Interventions With Health-Related Quality of Life: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. McCrary JM, Altenmüller E, Kretschmer C, Scholz DS. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Mar 1;5(3):e223236. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.3236. PMID: 35315920 Free article.

Evidence of cortical thickness increases in bilateral auditory brain structures following piano learning in older adults. Worschech F, Altenmüller E, Jünemann K, Sinke C, Krüger THC, Scholz DS, Müller CAH, Kliegel M, James CE, Marie D. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2022 Mar 15. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14762. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35292982

Six Months of Piano Training in Healthy Elderly Stabilizes White Matter Microstructure in the Fornix, Compared to an Active Control Group. Jünemann K, Marie D, Worschech F, Scholz DS, Grouiller F, Kliegel M, Van De Ville D, James CE, Krüger THC, Altenmüller E, Sinke C. Front Aging Neurosci. 2022 Feb 15;14:817889. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2022.817889. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35242025

Neural sampling of the speech signal at different timescales by children with dyslexia. Mandke K, Flanagan S, Macfarlane A, Gabrielczyk F, Wilson A, Gross J, Goswami U. Neuroimage. 2022 Mar 9;253:119077. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119077. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35278708

On the necessity of importing neurobiology into mathematics. Filippov M, Zeki S. Psych J. 2022 Jan 30. doi: 10.1002/pchj.524. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35094492

The tongue map and the spatial modulation of taste perception. Spence C. Curr Res Food Sci. 2022 Mar 18;5:598-610. doi: 10.1016/j.crfs.2022.02.004. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35345819

The Jack and Jill Adaptive Working Memory Task: Construction, Calibration and Validation. Tsigeman E, Silas S, Frieler K, Likhanov M, Gelding R, Kovas Y, Müllensiefen D. PLoS One. 2022 Jan 27;17(1):e0262200. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0262200. eCollection 2022. PMID: 35085289

Polygenic Risk for Schizophrenia Has Sex-Specific Effects on Brain Activity during Memory Processing in Healthy Individuals. Koch E, Nyberg L, Lundquist A, Kauppi K. Genes (Basel). 2022 Feb 24;13(3):412. doi: 10.3390/genes13030412. PMID: 35327966


Music and mood regulation during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hennessy S, Sachs M, Kaplan J, Habibi A. PLoS One. 2021 Oct 20;16(10):e0258027. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0258027. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34669731

Tormenting thoughts: The posterior cingulate sulcus of the default mode network regulates valence of thoughts and activity in the brain’s pain network during music listening. Koelsch S, Andrews-Hanna JR, Skouras S. Hum Brain Mapp. 2022 Feb 1;43(2):773-786. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25686. Epub 2021 Oct 15. PMID: 34652882

The neural determinants of beauty. Yang T, Formuli A, Paolini M, Zeki S. Eur J Neurosci. 2022 Jan;55(1):91-106. doi: 10.1111/ejn.15543. Epub 2021 Dec 8. PMID: 34837282

Social Robots for Supporting Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment. Laban G, Ben-Zion Z, Cross ES. Front Psychiatry. 2022 Feb 4;12:752874. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.752874. eCollection 2021. PMID: 35185629

EEG Frequency Tagging Reveals the Integration of Form and Motion Cues into the Perception of Group Movement. Cracco E, Lee H, van Belle G, Quenon L, Haggard P, Rossion B, Orgs G. Cereb Cortex. 2021 Nov 4. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34734972

What Makes a Robot Social? A Review of Social Robots from Science Fiction to a Home or Hospital Near You. Henschel A, Laban G, Cross ES. Curr Robot Rep. 2021 Feb 4:1-11.

Understanding the origins of musicality requires reconstructing the interactive dance between music-specific adaptations, exaptations, and cultural creations. Trainor LJ. Behav Brain Sci. 2021 Sep 30;44:e116

Development of GERAS DANcing for Cognition and Exercise (DANCE): a feasibility study. Hewston P, Kennedy C, Ioannidis G, Merom D, Hladysh G, Marr S, Lee J, Sztramko R, Trainor L, Grenier A, Woolhouse MH, Patterson C, Papaioannou A. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2022 Jan 19;8(1):9

What Do People Know About the Heritability of Sleep? Madrid-Valero JJ, Chapman R, Bailo E, Ordoñana JR, Selita F, Kovas Y, Gregory AM. Behav Genet. 2021 Mar;51(2):144-153

Creative expressiveness in childhood writing predicts educational achievement beyond motivation and intelligence: A longitudinal, genetically informed study. Toivainen T, Madrid-Valero JJ, Chapman R, McMillan A, Oliver BR, Kovas Y. Br J Educ Psychol. 2021 Dec;91(4):1395-1413

Neural Correlates of Music Listening: Does the Music Matter? Reybrouck M, Vuust P, Brattico E. Brain Sci. 2021 Nov 24;11(12):1553

Neural detection of changes in amplitude rise time in infancy. Ní Choisdealbha Á, Attaheri A, Rocha S, Brusini P, Flanagan SA, Mead N, Gibbon S, Olawole-Scott H, Williams I, Grey C, Boutris P, Ahmed H, Goswami U. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2022 Jan 20;54:101075

Sensory Attenuation in the Auditory Modality as a Window Into Predictive Processing. Kiepe F, Kraus N, Hesselmann G. Front Hum Neurosci. 2021 Nov 5;15:704668.

Sex differences in auditory processing vary across estrous cycle. Krizman J, Rotondo EK, Nicol T, Kraus N, Bieszczad KM. Sci Rep. 2021 Nov 24;11(1):22898

Listening in the Moment: How Bilingualism Interacts With Task Demands to Shape Active Listening. Krizman J, Tierney A, Nicol T, Kraus N. Front Neurosci. 2021 Dec 10;15:717572

RNA polymerase II clusters form in line with surface condensation on regulatory chromatin. Pancholi A, Klingberg T, Zhang W, Prizak R, Mamontova I, Noa A, Sobucki M, Kobitski AY, Nienhaus GU, Zaburdaev V, Hilbert L. Mol Syst Biol. 2021 Sep;17(9):e10272.

Assessing the impact of environmental factors on the adolescent brain: the importance of regional analyses and genetic controls. Klingberg T, Judd N, Sauce B. World Psychiatry. 2022 Feb;21(1):146-147.

Tormenting thoughts: The posterior cingulate sulcus of the default mode network regulates valence of thoughts and activity in the brain’s pain network during music listening. Koelsch S, Andrews-Hanna JR, Skouras S. Hum Brain Mapp. 2022 Feb 1;43(2):773-786

Bridging the Gap Between Neurons and Cognition Through Assemblies of Neurons. Papadimitriou CH, Friederici AD. Neural Comput. 2022 Jan 14;34(2):291-306

EEG Frequency Tagging Reveals the Integration of Form and Motion Cues into the Perception of Group Movement. Cracco E, Lee H, van Belle G, Quenon L, Haggard P, Rossion B, Orgs G. Cereb Cortex. 2021 Nov 4:bhab385

Rapid encoding of musical tones discovered in whole-brain connectivity
Bonetti L, Brattico E, Carlomagno F, Donati G, Cabral J, Haumann NT, Deco G, Vuust P, Kringelbach ML. Neuroimage. 2021 Nov 20;245:118735

Diurnal fluctuations in musical preference
Heggli OA, Stupacher J, Vuust P. R Soc Open Sci. 2021 Nov 10;8(11):210885.

Imagine, Sing, Play- Combined Mental, Vocal and Physical Practice Improves Musical Performance. Steenstrup K, Haumann NT, Kleber B, Camarasa C, Vuust P, Petersen B. Front Psychol. 2021 Oct 25;12:757052.

An ALE meta-analytic review of top-down and bottom-up processing of music in the brain. Pando-Naude V, Patyczek A, Bonetti L, Vuust P. Sci Rep. 2021 Oct 21;11(1):20813

Delta- and theta-band cortical tracking and phase-amplitude coupling to sung speech by infants. Attaheri A, Choisdealbha ÁN, Di Liberto GM, Rocha S, Brusini P, Mead N, Olawole-Scott H, Boutris P, Gibbon S, Williams I, Grey C, Flanagan S, Goswami U. Neuroimage. 2021 Nov 16:118698.

Musicality as a predictive process
Kraus N, Hesselmann G. Behav Brain Sci. 2021 Sep 30;44:e81.

Early musical training shapes cortico-cerebellar structural covariation.
Shenker JJ, Steele CJ, Chakravarty MM, Zatorre RJ, Penhune VB. Brain Struct Funct. 2021 Oct 17.

Modulating Cortical Instrument Representations During Auditory Stream Segregation and Integration With Polyphonic Music. Hausfeld L, Disbergen NR, Valente G, Zatorre RJ, Formisano E. Front Neurosci. 2021 Sep 24;15:635937.

Tormenting thoughts: The posterior cingulate sulcus of the default mode network regulates valence of thoughts and activity in the brain’s pain network during music listening. Koelsch S, Andrews-Hanna JR, Skouras S. Hum Brain Mapp. 2021 Oct 15.

Dance Is an Accessible Physical Activity for People with Parkinson’s Disease
Emmanouilidis S, Hackney ME, Slade SC, Heng H, Jazayeri D, Morris ME. Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Oct 22;2021:7516504.

Online Dance Therapy for People With Parkinson’s Disease: Feasibility and Impact on Consumer Engagement. Morris ME, Slade SC, Wittwer JE, Blackberry I, Haines S, Hackney ME, McConvey VB. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021 Sep 29:15459683211046254

Cochlear Implant Compression Optimization for Musical Sound Quality in MED-EL Users.
Gilbert ML, Deroche MLD, Jiradejvong P, Chan Barrett K, Limb CJ. Ear Hear. 2021 Nov 19.

Early musical training shapes cortico-cerebellar structural covariation. Joseph J Shenker, Christopher J Steele, M Mallar Chakravarty , Robert J Zatorre, Virginia B Penhune. Brain Struct Funct. 2021 Oct 17.

Domain specific traits predict achievement in music and multipotentiality. Örjan de Manzano, Fredrik Ullén. Intelligence. Volume 89, November–December 2021, 101584

Machine learning accurately classifies neural responses to rhythmic speech vs. non-speech from 8-week-old infant EEG. Gibbon S, Attaheri A, Ní Choisdealbha Á, Rocha S, Brusini P, Mead N, Boutris P, Olawole-Scott H, Ahmed H, Flanagan S, Mandke K, Keshavarzi M, Goswami U. Brain Lang. 2021 Sep;220:104968

Associated functional network development and language abilities in children. Qi T, Schaadt G, Friederici AD. Neuroimage. 2021 Aug 4;242:118452

Applying Spike-density component analysis for high-accuracy auditory event-related potentials in children. Bruzzone SEP, Haumann NT, Kliuchko M, Vuust P, Brattico E. Clin Neurophysiol. 2021 Aug;132(8):1887-1896

Memory for sound: The BEAMS Hypothesis [Perspective]. Kraus N. Hear Res. 2021 Aug;407:108291.

Resting State EEG Related to Mathematical Improvement After Spatial Training in Children. Zhang DW, Zaphf A, Klingberg T. Front Hum Neurosci.

Change by challenge: A common genetic basis behind childhood cognitive development and cognitive training. Sauce B, Wiedenhoeft J, Judd N, Klingberg T. NPJ Sci Learn. 2021 Jun 2;6(1):16.

Rhythm, reading, and sound processing in the brain in preschool children. Bonacina S, Huang S, White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, Nicol T, Kraus N. NPJ Sci Learn. 2021 Jun 29;6(1):20.

Auditory steady-state responses during and after a stimulus: Cortical sources, and the influence of attention and musicality, Cassia Low Manting, Balazs Gulyas, Fredrik Ullén, Daniel Lundqvist. Neuroimage 2021 Jun;233:117962. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.117962

Engagement in Music-Related Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Mirror of Individual Differences in Musical Reward and Coping Strategies. Ferreri L, Singer N, McPhee M, Ripollés P, Zatorre RJ, Mas-Herrero E. Front Psychol. 2021 Jun 28;12:673772

Dopamine modulations of reward-driven music memory consolidation. Ferreri L, Mas-Herrero E, Cardona G, Zatorre RJ, Antonijoan RM, Valle M, Riba J, Ripollés P, Rodriguez-Fornells A. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2021 Jul 11

Effector-independent brain network for auditory-motor integration: fMRI evidence from singing and cello playing. Segado M, Zatorre RJ, Penhune VB. Neuroimage. 2021 May 12;237:118128. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118128. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33989814

Neocortical substrates of feelings evoked with music in the ACC, insula, and somatosensory cortex. Koelsch S, Cheung VKM, Jentschke S, Haynes JD. Sci Rep. 2021 May 12;11(1):10119. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-89405-y.

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An Index Approach to Early Specialization Measurement: An Exploratory Study. Downing C, Redelius K, Nordin-Bates SM. Front Psychol. 2020 May 26;11:999.

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The Music-In-Noise Task (MINT): A Tool for Dissecting Complex Auditory Perception. Coffey EBJ, Arseneau-Bruneau I, Zhang X, Zatorre RJ. Front Neurosci. 2019 Mar 14;13:199.

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