Presentations

Selected Presentations

Howard, E. H. & Morrison, S. J. “Student-Identified Characteristics of Classroom Climate in Secondary Instrumental Music Classrooms.” Poster, International Society for Music Education World Conference, Glasgow, UK, July, 2016.

Morrison, S. J.,  Demorest, S., & Pearce, M. “A Comparison of Statistical and Empirical Representations of Cultural Distance.” Presentation at the International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, California, July 2016.

Kumar, A. B. & Morrison, S. J. “The Conductor as Guide: Gesture and Perception of Musical Content”
⋅ Presentation, 10th Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research, Hong Kong, July, 2015
⋅ Poster, International Symposium on Performance Science 2015, Kyoto, Japan, September 2015
⋅ Symposium Presentation, National Association for Music Education Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2016
⋅ Presentation, International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, California, July 2016

Kelley, J. F. & Farley, A. L. P. “Self-compassion levels in Music and Non-music Majors”
⋅ Presentation, 10th Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research, Hong Kong, July, 2015
⋅ Poster, Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, August 2015
⋅ Poster, National Association for Music Education Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2016
⋅ Poster, Florida Music Educators Association State Conference, Tampa, Florida, July 2016
⋅ Poster, International Society for Music Education World Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, July 2016

Zhao, T., & Kuhl, P. K. (2015). Music intervention enhances infants’ neural processing of temporal structure in music and speech. Poster presentation at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, Honolulu, June 14-18, 2015.

Zhao, T., & Kuhl, P. K. (2015). Top-down linguistic categories dominate over bottom-up acoustics in lexical tone processing. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America 2015 Meeting, Pittsburgh, May 18-21, 2015.

Meals, C. D., Morrison, S. J., & Confredo, D. “Effects of Temporal Congruence on Evaluations of Conductor Efficacy”
⋅ Presentation, International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music, University of Sheffield, England, March 2015
⋅ Presentation, 10th Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research, Hong Kong, July, 2015
⋅ Symposium Presentation, National Association for Music Education Music Research and Teacher Education Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2016
⋅ Presentation, International Symposium on Performance Science 2015, Kyoto, Japan, September 2015

⋅ Poster, International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, California, July 2016

Farley, A. L. P. “An Evaluation of Musicians‘ Internal Pulse and Rhythmic Sight-reading”
⋅ 13th Annual International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Seoul, South Korea, August, 2014

Morrison, S. J., Price, H. E., Smedley, E. M., & Meals, C. D. “Gestural content influences evaluation of ensemble performances”
⋅ 13th Annual International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Seoul, South Korea, August, 2014
⋅ National Association for Music Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 2014
⋅ 20th International Symposium for Research in Music Behavior, Seattle, WA March 2013

Farley, A. L. P. “Collaboration Within a Large Performing Ensemble Through Student Input and Evaluation”
⋅ Poster – Summit of The College Music Society, Seattle, WA, May 2014
⋅ Poster – National Association of Music Education Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2014   ⋅ ⋅ Presentation – Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Singapore, July 2013

Demorest, S., Kelly, J., & Pfordresher, P. “School Music Participation: Exploring the Role of Students’ Self-Concept and Singing Ability”
⋅ National Association for Music Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 2014

Demorest, S., & Pfordresher, P. “The Problem of Poor-Pitch Singing: From Internal Mechanisms to Pedagogical Intervention”
⋅ The Neuroscience and Music – V: Cognitive Stimulation and Rehabilitation, Dijon, France, May 2014

Demorest, S., & Pfordresher, P. “Singing Accuracy in the General Population: A Comparison of Kindergarten and Adult Data Sets”
⋅ Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference, Toronto, Canada, August, 2013

Morrison, S.J. & Demorest, S.M. “The Effect of Presentation Mode on Cross-cultural Music Memory Performance”
⋅ Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference, Toronto, Canada, August, 2013
⋅ Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Singapore, July 2013

Morrison, S.J. & Demorest, S.M. “Quantifying Culture: The Cultural Distance Hypothesis of Melodic Expectancy”
⋅ International Cultural Neuroscience Consortium Conference, Evanston, IL, May, 2013

Demorest, S., & Nichols, B. “The Impact of Focused Instruction on Kindergarteners’ Singing Accuracy”
⋅ 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thassaloniki, Greece, July 2012

Demorest, S., & Morrison, S. “Effect of Melodic Context on Cross-cultural Music Memory”
⋅ 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thassaloniki, Greece, July 2012
⋅ Biennial Music Educators National Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, March, 2012
with Nguyen, V.Q. and Bodnar, E.N.
⋅ Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Singapore, July 2013

Morrison, S. “The Effect of Conductor Expressivity on Choral Ensemble Evaluation”
⋅ 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thassaloniki, Greece, July 2012
⋅ 19th International Symposium for Research in Music Behavior, Barcelona, Spain, February, 2011
⋅ Biennial Music Educators National Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, March, 2012

“Communicating Across Culture”
⋅ Learning and Development Special Research Interest Group, Biennial Music Educators National Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, March 2012

Demorest, S. “ERP Responses to Cross-cultural Melodic Expectancy Violations”
⋅ Professor Steven Demorest chaired a symposium on “Cultural Neuroscience of Music” at the most recent Neurosciences and Music conference. The contents of the entire symposium will be published as part of a forthcoming conference proceedings.  In the meantime the program is available by clicking here. And a summary of the symposium can be found on Dr. Vicki Williamson’s blog here.
⋅ Lab members Vu Nguyen and Erin Bodnar also attended the conference and presented a poster entitled, “Effect of melodic context on cross-cultural music memory“ coauthored with Profs Morrison & Demorest.  To see the poster click here.
⋅ Neurosciences and Music IV: Learning & Memory, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland, June 9-12, 2011