Current members

Marcus Pearce
Lab leader.
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Rémi de Fleurian
Doctoral student: Expectation and chills in music.
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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
Reader in Machine Listening, Queen Mary University of London.
Ana Clemente
Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt.
Projects: Musical and Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity and Active Inference
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Roger Dean
Professor, MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, Western Sydney University.
Andrea Halpern
Professor of Psychology, Bucknell University.
Peter Harrison
University Assistant Professor, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge.
Former PhD student in the Music Cognition Lab.

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.