The MAPLE Lab presents latest findings at SMPC 2017

San Diego, CA

From July 30th to August 3rd, several members of the MAPLE Lab went to San Diego, California to present talks and posters at the 2017 Society for Music Perception and Cognition Meeting.

  • Aimee Battcock presented a talk titled, “The importance of musical structure in listener perception of emotion.”

  • Anna Siminoski presented a talk titled, “Ancillary gestures as tools for inter-performer communication.”

  • Noah Little presented two posters which are titled, “Shared musical experiences and altruistic behaviour: An exploratory study” and, “Exploring the positive benefits of festival attendance for adolescent development.”

  • Dr. Schutz presented a talk titled, “A comprehensive survey of auditory perception stimuli.”

Aimee Battcock

Anna Siminoski

Noah Little

Dr. Schutz

Dr. Schutz elected to the Society of Music Perception and Cognition board

SMPC Dr. Schutz has been elected to the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) through a society-wide vote.  He begins his role as a member-at-large, joining existing members-at-large Dr. John Iversen, Dr. Scott Lipscomb, and Dr. Leigh Van Handel, as well as Dr. Ed Large (President), Dr. Peter Pfordresher (secretary), and Dr. Devin McAuley (treasurer).  He is looking forward to continuing to serve this important scholarly group.


Dr. Schutz chairs programming for Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) meeting

Ryerson University. Toronto, ON.

SMPC 2013 After many months of planning, coordinating, and logistical work, Dr. Schutz and Dr. Frank Russo successfully host SMPC 2013 – the largest meeting of the society to date, attended by hundreds of researchers from around the world.  In addition to planning the programming, the lab was busy presenting our latest findings.  Fiona Manning, Jessica Gillard & Dr. Schutz gave talks on Sensorimotor Integration, Associative Memory of Sounds and Amplitude Envelope respectively. Additionally, Jennifer Harris and Raven Hebert-Lee and Miranda Nasato presented posters.
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