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APRIL 4, 2015 MEETING - WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

In Honor of David Wessel (1942-2014)

Program

8:00 - 9:00 amRegistration and Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am Short talks: Session I
10:00 - 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 am Short talks: Session II
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Coffee Break
12:00 - 1:00 pm Short talks: Session III
1:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 - 2:45 pm Keynote Talk I: "Is Music Perception Neural Resonance?"
    Ed Large, University of Connecticut
2:45 - 3:30 pm Keynote Talk II: "Music for Solo Performer (1965): A Study in Acoustic Resonance"
    Alvin Lucier, Wesleyan University
3:30 - 4:00 pmCoffee Break
4:00 - 5:00 pmConcert
5:00 - 6:00 pmOpen House

Research Presentations

Session 1

An Information Theoretic Approach to Chord Categorization: From Corpus Analysis to a Cognitive Experiment
Nori Jacoby
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abstract

How do we gain musical knowledge?
Anja-Xiaoxing Cui
Queen's University
Abstract

Rhythmic Effects of Syntax Processing in Music and Language
Harim Jung
Wesleyan University
Abstract

Music, Math, Language, and Visual Narrative
Nicole Calma
Stony Brook University
Abstract

Creativity in Jazz Improvisation
David S. Rosen
Drexel University
Abstract

Brain Network Reconfiguration and Perceptual Decoupling during Shamanic Trance
Michael Hove
Harvard Medical School
Abstract

Session 2

Nourishing the brain with sound
Erika Skoe
UConn
Abstract

Visual attention, executive function, and spatial hearing in musicians and non-musicians
Kameron Clayton
Boston University
Abstract

Investigating voice feedback control and its possible relationship with empathy
Min Cheol Li
Wesleyan University
Abstract

Sound frequency affects speech emotion perception: Results from congenital amusia
Sydney Lolli
Wesleyan University
Abstract

Characterizing auditory and speech processing abilities in musicians with dyslexia
Jennifer Zuk
Harvard University
Abstract

Examining the Potential Implications of Rhythmically Constrained Speech Production in Typically Developing Six-Year-Old Children
Rita E. Pfeiffer
Middlebury College
Abstract

Revisiting the Effects of Sad Emotion on Music Preference
Ronald S. Friedman
University of Albany
Abstract

Session 3

The crossmodal associations between sound and taste
Rachel Guetta
Wesleyan University
Abstract

Temporal model of pitch multiplicity based on interspike interval representations of subharmonic series
Peter Cariani
Hearing Research Center, Boston University
Abstract

Control (but not vividness) of auditory imagery, and working memory, predict anticipatory timing in sensorimotor synchronization
Ian D. Colley
Bucknell University
Abstract

Toward common models of perceived and imagined musical pitch
Michael Casey
Dartmouth College
Abstract

Reconstructing features of music and speech from high-density EEG recorded under natural listening conditions
Jeremy W. Murphy
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Abstract

Dynamic Pattern Formation in Tonal Music: A Neurodynamic Approach
Ji Chul Kim
University of Connecticut
Abstract

Timbre, dimensionality, and instrumentality: a short narrative on composition and analysis in honor of Professor David Wessel
Hubert Ho
Northeastern University
Abstract

Posters

Discord and disconnection: Identifying schizophrenia through sonification of fMRI
Dan Lloyd
Trinity College
Abstract

Correlation of behavior and neural fluctuations in jazz musicians during improvisation
Karl Helmer
Harvard University
Abstract

The Role of External Stimuli in Singing Accuracy
Bryan E. Nichols
University of Akron
Abstract

Analysis of Analysis: Importance of Different Musical Parameters for Schenkerian Analysis
Jason Yust, Boston University
Phillip Kirlin, Rhodes College
Abstract

Empirical Evaluation of Kulitta
Donya Quick
Yale University
Abstract

Context Dependent Pitch Perception in Consonant and Dissonant Harmonic Intervals
George Seror III
University of Albany
Abstract

Perception of Combination Tones Correlated with Cochlear Activity
Victoria Suha
Northeastern University
Abstract

Differences in psychophysiological responses to self-selected music
Richard Tietze
Marymount Manhattan College
Abstract

Location and Visitor Information

Wesleyan University
Center for the Arts
283 Washington Terrace
Middletown, CT 06459

Organizing Committee

Psyche Loui, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior, Wesleyan University
Mark Slobin, Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music, Wesleyan University
Ron Kuivila, University Professor of Music, Wesleyan University
Gloster Aaron, Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience and Behavior, Wesleyan University
Ed Large, Professor of Psychology, University of Connecticut