Publications

Academic, Peer-Reviewed Publications:

webpage  Anderson, C. J., & Schutz, M. (2022). Exploring historic changes in musical communication: Deconstructing emotional cues in preludes by Bach and Chopin. Psychology of Music, 50(5), 1424–1442. https://doi.org/10.1177/03057356211046375
pdf Foley, L., Schlesinger, J., & Schutz, M. (2022). More detectable, less annoying: Temporal variation in amplitude envelope and spectral content improves auditory interface efficacy. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America151(5), 3189-3196.
webpage Battcock, A., & Schutz, M. (2022). Emotion and expertise: how listeners with formal music training use cues to perceive emotion. Psychological Research, 86, 66–86.
webpage Battcock, A., & Schutz, M. (2021).  Individualized interpretation: Exploring structural and interpretive effects on evaluations of emotional content in Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier. Journal of New Music Research, 50(5), 447–468.
webpage Kelly, B. O.,Anderson, C. J., & Schutz, M. (2021). Exploring changes in the emotional classification of music between eras. Auditory Perception & Cognition, 4(1-2), 121–131.
pdf Foley, L., Schutz, M. (2021). High time for temporal variation: improving sonic interaction with auditory interfaces. IEEE Signal Process. Mag.
pdf Bak, K., Chan, G. S., Schutz, M., & Campos, J. L. (2021). Perceptions of Audio-Visual Impact Events in Younger and Older Adults. Multisensory Research, 1(aop), 1–30.
webpage Sreetharan, S., Schlesinger, J. & Schutz, M. (2021) Decaying amplitude envelopes reduce alarm annoyance: Exploring new approaches to improving auditory interfaces. Applied Ergonomics, 96.
pdf Siminoski, A., Huynh, E. & Schutz, M. (2020). Communicating Through Ancillary Gestures: Exploring Effects on Coperformers and Audiences. Human Technology, 16(3), 257–282.
webpage Foley, L., Anderson, C. J., & Schutz, M. (2020). Re-Sounding Alarms: Designing Ergonomic Auditory Interfaces by Embracing Musical Insights. Healthcare8(4), 389.
webpage Schutz, M. & Gillard, J. (2020). On the generalization of tones: A detailed exploration of non-speech auditory perception stimuli. Scientific Reports10, 1–14.
pdf Manning, F.C., Siminoski, A. & Schutz, M. (2020). Exploring the Effects of Effectors: Finger Synchronization Aids Rhythm Perception Similarly in Both Pianists and Non-Pianists. Music Perception, 37(3), 196–207.
pdf Battcock, A., & Schutz, M. (2019). Acoustically Expressing Affect. Music Perception, 37(1), 66–91.
pdf Sreetharan, S., & Schutz, M. (2019). Improving Human-Computer Interface Design through Application of Basic Research on Audiovisual Integration and Amplitude Envelope. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction.
pdf Schutz, M., & Stefanucci, J. (2019). Hearing value: Exploring the effects of amplitude envelope on consumer preference. Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications, 27(1), 16–19.
pdf Schutz, M. (2019). Acoustic Structure and Musical Function: Musical Notes Informing Auditory Research. The Oxford Handbook of Music and Neuroscience. Michael Thaut and Donald Hodges, Eds.
webpage Schutz, M. (2017). Acoustic Constraints and Musical Consequences: Exploring Composers’ Use of Cues for Musical Emotion. Frontiers in Psychology8, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01402
pdf Manning, F.C., Harris, J., & Schutz, M. (2017). Temporal prediction abilities are mediated by motor effector and rhythmic expertise. Experimental Brain Research, 235(3), 861–871.
pdf Schutz, M., Stefanucci, J., Baum, S., & Roth, A. (2017). Name that percussive tune: Associative memory and amplitude envelope. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70(7), 1323–1343.
pdf Ng, M., & Schutz, M. (2017). Seeing sound: A new tool for teaching music perception principles. Canadian Acoustics45(3), 104–105.
pdf Gillard, J. & Schutz, M. (2016). Composing alarms: Considering the musical aspects of auditory alarm design. Neurocase, 22(6), 566–576.
pdf Chuen, L., & Schutz, M. (2016). The unity assumption facilitates cross-modal binding of musical, non-speech stimuli: The role of spectral and amplitude envelope cues. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(5), 1512–1528.
pdf Manning, F. C., & Schutz, M. (2016). Trained to keep a beat: Movement-related enhancements to timing perception in percussionists and non-percussionists. Psychological Research, 80(4), 532–542.
pdf Schutz, M. (2016). Clarifying amplitude envelope’s crucial role in auditory perception. Canadian Acoustics, 44(2), 42–43.
pdf Schutz, M. (2016). Lessons from the laboratory: The musical translation of scientific research on movement. Cambridge Companion to Percussion. Russell Hartenberger, Ed.
webpage Poon, M., & Schutz, M. (2015). Cueing musical emotions: An empirical analysis of 24-piece sets by Bach and Chopin documents parallels with emotional speech. Frontiers in Psychology (Cognition), 6, 1419.
pdf Manning, F. C., & Schutz, M. (2015). Movement enhances perceived timing in the absence of auditory feedback. Timing & Time Perception, 3, 3–12.
pdf Schutz, M., & Vaisberg, J. (2014). Surveying the temporal structure of sounds used in Music Perception. Music Perception, 31(3), 288–296.
pdf Vallet, G., Shore, D., & Schutz, M. (2014). Exploring the role of amplitude envelope in duration estimation. Perception, 43, 616–630.
pdf Schutz, M. (2014). Multimodality (sensory integration). In Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Thompson, Bill and Golson, Geoffrey, ed). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications. [Encyclopedia entry].
pdf Manning, F., & Schutz, M. (2013). “Moving to the beat” improves timing perception. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20,1133–1139.
pdf Gillard, J. & Schutz, M. (2013). Exploring melodic structure to increase heterogeneity of auditory alarm sets in medical devices. Journal of Medical Devices, 7(2), 12–13.
webpage Schutz, M., & Manning, F. (2012). Looking beyond the score: The musical role of percussionists’ ancillary gestures. Music Theory Online, 18(1), 1–14.
pdf Kubovy, M., & Schutz, M. (2010). Causality and Objects in Vision and Audition. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1, 41–61.
pdf Schutz, M., & Kubovy, M. (2009). Causality and crossmodal integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1791–1810.
pdf Armontrout, J., Schutz, M., & Kubovy, M. (2009). Visual determinants of a cross-modal illusion. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71, 1618–1627.
pdf Schutz, M., & Kubovy, M. (2009). Deconstructing a musical illusion Canadian Acoustics, 37, 23-28. [Invited submission].
pdf Schutz, M. (2008). Seeing music? What musicians need to know about vision. Empirical Musicology Review, 3(3), 83–108. [Invited submission].
pdf Schutz, M., Huron, D., Keeton, K., & Loewer, G. (2008). The Happy Xylophone: Acoustic affordances restrict an emotional palette. Empirical Musicology Review, 3(3), 126–135.
pdf Schutz, M., & Lipscomb, S. (2007). Hearing gestures, seeing music – vision influences perceived tone duration. Perception, 36(6), 888–897.
pdf Schutz, M. (2002). Computer Aided Analysis of Post Tonal Music. Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review, 9(1), 9–40. ***Winner of the Edythe Portz Prize for best overall submission of 2002***

Peer-reviewed Proceedings Documents:

pdf Battcock, A., & Schutz, M. (2018). Expressivity and emotion: the importance of performer controlled cues. In Parncutt, R., & Sattmann, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of ICMPC15/ESCOM10. Graz, Austria: Centre for Systematic Musicology, University of Graz, (pp. 71-76).
pdf Sreetharan S., Schlesinger, J., & Schutz, M. (2018). Designing Effective Auditory Interfaces: Exploring the Role of Amplitude Envelope. In Parncutt, R., & Sattmann, S.(Eds.), Proceedings of ICMPC15/ESCOM10. Graz, Austria: Centre for Systematic Musicology, University of Graz, (pp. 426-431).
pdf Gillard, J. & Schutz, M. (2013, July). The importance of amplitude envelope: Surveying the temporal structure of sounds used in perceptual research. Proceedings of the Sound and Music Computing Conference (pp.62-68). Stockholm, Sweden
pdf Gillard, J., & Schutz, M. (2012, June). Improving the efficacy of auditory alarms in medical devices by exploring the effect of amplitude envelope on learning and retention. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (pp. 240-241).
pdf Manning, F., & Schutz, M. (2011). Moving to the beat improves timekeeping in a rhythm perception task. In R. Ramakrishnan and C. Laroche (Eds.), Canadian Acoustics: Vol. 39. (pp. 124-125). Québec City: The Canadian Acoustical Association.
pdf Schutz, M., & Silverman, L. (2011). The role of attention in audio-visual integration. Canadian Acoustics, 39(3), 108–109.

Educational/Non-Technical Publications (Also Peer-Reviewed):

pdf Schutz, M. (2019). What Really Happens in Steve Reich’s “Drumming”?. Percussive Notes: Technology, 86-89.
pdf Schutz, M., & Manning, F. (2013). Effectively using affective gestures: What percussionists need to know about movement and perception. Percussive Notes, 51, 26-31.
pdf Schutz, M. (2009). The Mind of the Listener: Acoustics, Perception, and the Musical Experience. Percussive Notes, 47(5).
pdf Schutz, M. (2005). CrossTalk: Technology in the College Percussion Curriculum. Percussive Notes, 43(3).

Other, Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications:

webpage Dr Michael Schutz – musical alarms: Improving Medical Environments by studying sound • scientia.global. Scientia Global. (2021, July 7).
pdf Schutz, M., & Manning, F. (2015). Movement and Timing: MAPLE Lab PASIC testing results are in! Percussive Notes, 50 (September, 2015).
pdf Schutz, M. (2014). Does your listening stack up? Test your skills in a new research study, Percussive Notes, 50 (September, 2014).
pdf Schutz, M. (2013). Are you a rhythm master? Test your abilities in a new research study, Percussive Notes, 51 (September, 2013).
pdf Schutz, M., & Kubovy, M. (2007). Seeing Music: Do we hear silent gestures? Invited lay-language version of technical paper presented at the 153rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.
Schutz, M. (2001). Princeton Marimba Festival, Percussive News (November, 2001).