Music Perception and Cognition Group

Queen Mary, University of London

Current Members

firefox Dr. Marcus Pearce
Lab leader: Lecturer in Sound and Music Processing.
firefox Dr. Yvonne Blokland
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: Modelling musical preference decisions.
firefox Dr. Sam Duffy
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: game-based development of rhythm performance skills.
firefox Jiajie Dai
Doctoral student: Modelling Intonation and Interaction in Vocal Ensembles
firefox Peter Harrison
Doctoral Student: Statistical modelling of polyphonic music.
firefox Miriam Kirsch
Doctoral Student: Emotional priming effects between language and music.
firefox Sarah Sauvé
Doctoral Student: Top-down effects of attention and expectation on auditory stream segregation.
firefox Bastiaan van der Weij
Doctoral Candidate: Probabilistic modelling of musical metre perception.
firefox Adrien Ycart
Doctoral Candidate: Music Language Models for Audio Analysis
firefox Rodrigo Schramm
Academic visitor: Automatic transcription of multiple singers

Associate members

firefox Prof. Andrea Halpern
Visiting Professor: Musical memory, imagery, music and aging, timbre.
firefox Dr. Emmanouil Benetos
Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow: Automatic Music Transcription


firefox Niels Chr. Hansen
Doctoral Student: Musical expertise, uncertainty and statistical learning.
firefox Dr. Kat Agres
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: memory, expectation and preference in music perception.
firefox Yading Song
Doctoral Student: modelling musical emotion.
firefox Léna Delval
Research assistant: modelling musical preference decisions.
firefox Andrew Simpson
Doctoral Student: loudness perception.
firefox Jordan Bennett Louis Smith
Doctoral Student: perception of musical structure.
firefox Chunyang Song
Doctoral Student: modelling the perception of syncopation in music.
firefox Asterios Zacharakis
Doctoral Student: timbre perception.
firefox Claire Meissner-Bernard
Masters Student: Influence of cultural exposure on musical expectations.
firefox Dr. Michael Terrell
Doctoral Student: loudness perception.
firefox Kathryn Casey
Research Assistant: memory, expectation and preference in music perception.
firefox Dr. Jeremy Gow
Research Fellow: Information-theoretic modelling of music.
firefox Sonia Wilkie
Doctoral Student: Auditory-visual looming.
firefox JP Tauscher
Visiting researcher: predicting emotional experience of music using neural and physiological responses.
firefox Marco Bussi
Visiting researcher: auditory scene analysis.