Current members

Marcus Pearce
Lab leader.
Email | Google Scholar | GitHub | OSF |  ORCiD
Rémi de Fleurian
Doctoral student: Expectation and chills in music.
Email | Google Scholar | GitHub | OSF
Adam Garrow
Doctoral Student: Computational Modelling of Expectancy-Based Perception of Timbral Structures
Edward Hall
Doctoral Student: Probabilistic modelling of thematic development and structural coherence in music.
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Madeline Hamilton
Doctoral Student: Improving AI-generated Music with Pleasure Models.
Farida Yusuf
Doctoral student: Information-theoretic neural networks for online perception of auditory objects.
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Thomas Kaplan
Doctoral Student: Probabilistic modelling of rhythm perception and production.
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Amira Korkor
Doctoral Student: The cognitive neuroscience of creative innovation: using EEG, brain stimulation and computational modelling to understand creativity in music
Chris Winnard
Doctoral Student: Decoding Musical Attention and Emotions with EarEEG Email | GitHub

Associated members

Emmanouil Benetos
Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow: Automatic Music Transcription.
Ana Clemente
Visiting Doctoral Student: Human Evolution and Cognition Research Group, University of the Balearic Islands.
Projects: Musical and Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity and Active Inference
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Roger Dean
Visiting Professor: Computational Creativity, Improvisation, Music Cognition, Musical affect.
Andrea Halpern
Visiting Professor: Musical memory, imagery, music and aging, timbre.
Peter Harrison
Former doctoral Student and collaborator: Probabilistic modelling of polyphonic music.
Charalampos Saitis
Lecturer in Digital Music Processing

Former members

Courtney Reed
Doctoral Student: Physiological sensing of the singing voice and musical imagery usage in vocalists.
David Baker
Former Visiting Doctoral Student
Changhong Wang
Doctoral Student: Computational analysis of expressive patterns in Chinese bamboo flute.
Bastiaan van der Weij
Doctoral Student: Probabilistic modelling of musical metre perception.
Adrien Ycart
Doctoral Student: Music Language Models for Audio Analysis.
Ioanna Zioga
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: Bridging the gap between learning and creativity using electroencephalography and brain stimulation.
Miriam Tenderini
Doctoral Student: Emotional priming effects between language and music.
Jiajie Dai
Doctoral student: Modelling Intonation and Interaction in Vocal Ensembles.
Sarah Sauvé
Doctoral Student: Prediction in Polyphony: Modelling Auditory Scene Analysis.
Yvonne Blokland
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: Modelling musical preference decisions.
Rodrigo Schramm
Academic visitor: Automatic transcription of multiple singers
Sam Duffy
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: game-based development of rhythm performance skills.
Niels Chr. Hansen
Doctoral Student: Musical expertise, uncertainty and statistical learning.
Kat Agres
Post-doctoral Research Assistant: memory, expectation and preference in music perception.
Yading Song
Doctoral Student: modelling musical emotion.
Léna Delval
Research assistant: modelling musical preference decisions.
David Sears
Research Visitor: Simulating Melodic and Harmonic Expectations for Tonal Cadences Using Probabilistic Models.
Jordan Bennett Louis Smith
Doctoral Student: perception of musical structure.
Kathryn Emerson
Research Assistant: memory, expectation and preference in music perception.
Jeremy Gow
Research Fellow: Information-theoretic modelling of music.
Sonia Wilkie
Doctoral Student: Auditory-visual looming.
Chunyang Song
Doctoral Student: modelling the perception of syncopation in music.
Asterios Zacharakis
Doctoral Student: timbre perception.
Claire Meissner-Bernard
Masters Student: Influence of cultural exposure on musical expectations.
Michael Terrell
Doctoral Student: loudness perception.
Andrew Simpson
Doctoral Student: loudness perception.
JP Tauscher
Visiting researcher: predicting emotional experience of music using neural and physiological responses.
Marco Bussi
Visiting researcher: auditory scene analysis.

July 2022: Alejandra Carriero, ‎Eliana Valdez (Birkbeck University in London), Amira Korkor,
Edward Hall, Tom Kaplan, Marcus Pearce.

Music Cognition Lab photo December 2021

December 2021: Amira Korkor, ‎Tom Kaplan, Madeline Hamilton, Katie Rose Sanfilippo (City, University of London), Peter Harrison (University of Cambridge), Edward Hall, Marcus Pearce.

Music Cognition Lab photo March 2018

March 2018: Emmanouil Benetos, ‎Stine Sørensen‎ (visitor), Peter Harrison, Manuel Anglada-Tort, Adrien Ycart, Jiajie Dai, Changhong Wang, Ioanna Zioga, Marcus Pearce.

Music Cognition Lab photo December 2017

December 2017: Jiajie Dai, Adrien Ycart, Changhong Wang, Edward Hall, Emmanouil Benetos, Rémi de Fleurian.

Music Cognition Lab photo June 2015

June 2015: Léna Delval, Sam Duffy, Yvonne Blokland, Yading Song, Sarah Sauvé, Marcus Pearce, Marco Bussi, JP Tauscher, Miriam Tenderini.