Publications

2021

Loui, P. (2021). Use-Inspired Music Cognition: Designing Cognitively Informed Musical Interventions for the Brain. Proceedings of the Future Directions of Music Cognition International Conference, 6–7 March 2021.

Krotinger, A., & Loui, P. (2021). Rhythm and Groove as Cognitive Mechanisms of Dance Intervention in Parkinson’s Disease. PLoS ONE 16(5): e0249933. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249933.

Savage, P.E., Loui, P., Tarr, B., Schachner, A., Glowacki, L., Mithen, S.J., & Fitch, W.T. (2021). Toward inclusive theories of the evolution of musicality. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. In press.

Granot, R.Y., Spitz, D.H., Cherki, B.R., Loui, P., Timmers, R., Schaefer, R., ... Israel, S. (2021). "Help! I Need Somebody": Music as a Global Resource for Obtaining Wellbeing Goals in Times of Crisis. Frontiers in Psychology. In press.

Tichko, P.*, Kim, J. C., Large, E., & Loui, P. (2020). Integrating music-based interventions with Gamma-frequency stimulation: Implications for healthy aging. European Journal of Neuroscience. In press.

Chaddock-Heyman, L., Loui, P., Weisshappel, R., McAuley, E., & Kramer, A.F. (2021). Musical training and brain volume in older adults. Brain Sciences, 11(1), 50.


2020

Loui, P. (2020). Neuroscientific Insights for Improved Outcomes in Music-Based Interventions. Music and Science, 3, 1-9.

Savage, P.E., Loui, P., Tarr, B., Schachner, A., Glowacki, L., Mithen, S.J., & Fitch, W.T. (2021). Music as a coevolved system for social bonding. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. In press.

Baker, D. J., Belfi, A., Creel, S., Grahn, J., Hannon, E., Loui, P., . . . Vuvan, D. T. (2020). Embracing Anti-Racist Practices in the Music Perception and Cognition Community. Music Perception, 38(2), 103-105.

Wang, D.*, Belden, A.*, Hanser, S., Geddes, M., & Loui, P. (2020). Resting-State Connectivity of Auditory and Reward Systems in Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14:280.

Belden, A.G.*, Zeng, T.*, Przysinda, E.*, Anteraper, S., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Loui, P. (2020). Improvising at rest: Differentiating jazz and classical music training with resting state functional connectivity. NeuroImage, (207), 116384.

Belfi, A., Loui, P. (2020). Musical anhedonia and rewards of music listening: Current advances and a proposed model. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1464(1), 99-114.

2019

*Belden, A., *Zeng, T., *Przysinda, E., Anteraper, S. A., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., & Loui, P. (2019). Improvising at rest: Differentiating jazz and classical music training with resting state functional connectivity. NeuroImage, 116384. (preprint). Full text | Data repository (Neurovault)

*Lee, D. J., *Jung, H., Loui, P. (2019). Attention Modulates Electrophysiological Responses to Simultaneous Music and Language Syntax Processing. Brain Sciences, 9(11). (preprint). Full text

Woods, K. J. P., Hewett, A., Spencer, A., Morillon, B., & Loui, P. (2019). Modulation in background music influences sustained attention. (preprint).

Loui, P. Better Models: Challenges and Promises for Improved Outcomes in Music Therapy. In review.

*Zeng, T., *Przysinda, E., *Pfeifer, C., *Arkin, C., & Loui, P. White Matter Connectivity Reflects Success in Musical Improvisation. In review. (preprint).

Loui, P., & *Belden, A.G. (2019). Music and the Brain. Acoustics Today. In press.

Belfi, A., & Loui, P. (2019). Musical anhedonia and rewards of music listening: Current advances and a proposed model. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, In press. Full text | PDF

*Arkin, C., *Przysinda, E., *Pfeifer, C., *Zeng, T., & Loui, P. (2019). Grey Matter Correlates of Creativity in Musical Improvisation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13:169. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00169. Full text | PDF

Loui, P., Raine, L.B., Chaddock-Heyman, L., Kramer, A.F., Hillman, C.H. (2019). Musical Instrument Practice Predicts White Matter Microstructure and Cognitive Abilities in Childhood. Frontiers in Psychology. 10:1198. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01198. Full text | PDF

2018

Timmers, R., & Loui, P. (2018). Music and Emotion. In D. Levitin, J. Rentfrow (Eds.), Foundations of Music Psychology (pp. 783-826): MIT Press.

Loui, P. (2018). Rapid and Flexible Creativity in Musical Improvisation: Review and a Model. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1423(1), 138-145. PDF

Loui, P., Patel, A.D., Gaab, N., Wong, L.M., Hanser, S., Schlaug, G. (2018). Music, Sound and Health: A Meeting of Minds in the Neurosciences of Music. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1423(1), 7-9. PDF

Hohmann, A., Loui, P., Li, C. H., & Schlaug, G. (2018). Reverse Engineering Tone-deafness: Disrupting Pitch-Matching by Creating Temporary Dysfunctions in the Auditory-Motor Network. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12(9). PDF

2017

*Przysinda, E., *Zeng, T., *Maves, K., *Arkin, C., & Loui, P. (2017). Jazz Improvisers Reveal Role of Expectancy in Human Creativity. Brain and Cognition, 119, 45-53. PDF

Loui, P., Patterson, S., Sachs, M.E., Leung, Y., Zeng, T., & Przysinda, E. (2017). White Matter Correlates of Musical Anhedonia: Implications for Evolution of Music. Frontiers in Psychology, 8(1664). PDF

*Guetta, R., & Loui, P. (2017). When Music is Salty: The Crossmodal Associations Between Sound and Taste. PLOS ONE, 12(3), e0173366. PDF.

Timmers, R., & Loui, P. Music and Emotion. To appear in D. Levitin, J. Rentfrow (Eds.), Foundations of Music Psychology. MIT Press.

2016

*Abel, M.K.A., Li, H., Russo, F.A., Schlaug, G., & Loui, P. (2016). Audiovisual Interval Size Estimation is Associated with Early Musical Training. PLoS ONE, 11(10), e0163589. PDF

Loui, P., *Przysinda, E., Aklaff, P., *Maves, K., *Arkin, C., *Zeng, T. (2016). Jazz Improvisation as a Model of the Creative Process: Heightened Perceptual Awareness and Sensitivity. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, 175-179. PDF

Sachs, M. E., Ellis, R. J., Schlaug, G., Loui, P. (2016). Brain Connectivity Reflects Human Aesthetic Responses to Music. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 11(6), 884-891. PDF

Loui, P., *Przysinda, E. (2017). Music and the brain: Areas and networks. In R. Ashley, R. Timmers (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Music Cognition. (pp. 13-24). New York, NY: Routledge. PDF

Loui, P., *O’Brien, S., *Sontag, S. Neural Connectivity of the Creative Mind. In S. J. Lopez, L. M. Edwards, S. C. Marques (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd Edition: Oxford University Press. Full text | PDF

2015

*Jung, H., *Sontag, S., *Park, Y. S., & Loui, P. (2015). Rhythmic Effects of Syntax Processing in Music and Language. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. PDF

*Lolli, S., *Lewenstein, A., *Basurto, J., *Winnik, S., & Loui, P. (2015). Sound Frequency Affects Speech Emotion Perception: Results from Congenital Amusia. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. PDF

Yuskaitis, C., Parviz, M., Loui, P., Wan, C., & Pearl, P. (2015). Neural Mechanisms Underlying Musical Pitch Perception and Clinical Applications Including Developmental Dyslexia. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 15(8), 1-7. PDF

Loui, P., Demorest, S. M., Pfordresher, P. Q., & Iyer, J. (2015). Neurological and Developmental Approaches to Poor Pitch Perception and Production. Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1337, 263-271. PDF

Loui, P. (2015). A Dual-Stream Neuroanatomy of Singing. Music Perception, 32(3), 232-241. PDF Recommended by Faculty of 1000

Demorest, S. M., Pfordresher, P. Q., Bella, S. D., Hutchins, S., Loui, P., Rutkowski, J., & Welch, G. F. (2015). Methodological perspectives on singing accuracy: An introduction to the special issue on singing accuracy (part 2). Music Perception, 32(3), 266-271. PDF

Pfordresher, P. Q., Demorest, S. M., Bella, S. D., Hutchins, S., Loui, P., Rutkowski, J., & Welch, G. F. (2015). Theoretical perspectives on singing accuracy: An introduction to the special issue on singing accuracy (part 1). Music Perception, 32(3), 227-231. PDF

2014

Devaney, J., Loui, P., Hafter, E. R., & Krumhansl, C. L. (2014). David Wessel (6 October, 1942 – 13 October, 2014): Tributes and remembrances. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 24(3), 274-278. PDF

Choi, I., Bharadwaj, H. M., Bressler, S., Loui, P., Lee, K., & Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2014). Automatic processing of abstract musical tonality. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. PDF

Loui, P., *Koplin-Green, M., *Frick, M., & *Massone, M. J. L. (2014). Rapidly Learned Identification of Epileptic Seizures from Sonified EEG. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8. PDF. Demo.

*Harrison, L. D., & Loui, P. (2014). Thrills, Chills, Frissons, and Skin Orgasms: Toward an Integrative Model of Transcendent Psychophysiological Moments in Music. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. PDF

Loui, P. (2014). Absolute Pitch. To appear in S. Hallam, I. Cross & M. Thaut (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology: Oxford University Press. PDF

Loui, P. (2014). Disorders of Music Cognition. To appear in S. Hallam, I. Cross & M. Thaut (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology: Oxford University Press. PDF

2013

Loui, P. (2013). The Role of Brain Connectivity in Musical Experience. In J. D. Greene (Ed.), Positive Neuroscience: Oxford University Press. In press. Provisional PDF

Loui, P., Bachorik, J., Li, H. C., & Schlaug, G. (2013). Effects of Voice on Emotional Arousal. Frontiers in Psychology, 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00675. PDF

Pearce, M., Rohrmeier, M., Loui, P., Large, E., Kim, J. C., Toiviainen, P., & Brattico, E. (2013). Music cognition: Bridging computation and insights from cognitive neuroscience. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany. PDF

Zamm, A., Schlaug, G., & Loui, P. (2013). Pathways to Seeing Music: Enhanced Structural Connectivity in Colored-Music Synesthesia. NeuroImage, 74, 359-366. PDF

2012

Loui, P., Zamm, A., & Schlaug, G. (2012). Enhanced Functional Networks in Absolute Pitch. NeuroImage, 63(2), 632-640. PDF Cover art

Loui, P., Zamm, A., & Schlaug, G. (2012). Absolute Pitch and Synesthesia: Two Sides of the Same Coin? Shared and Distinct Neural Substrates of Music Listening. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, 618-623. Thessaloniki, Greece. PDF

Loui, P. (2012). Learning and liking of melody and harmony: Further studies in artificial grammar learning. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 1-14. PDF

Loui, P. (2012). Statistical Learning – What Can Music Tell Us? In P. Rebuschat and J. Williams (Ed), Statistical Learning and Language Acquisition, 433-462: Mouton de Gruyter. PDF

Loui, P., Schlaug, G. (2012). Impaired learning of event frequencies in tone-deafness. Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1252(1), 354-360. PDF

2011

Halwani, G. F., Loui, P., Rueber, T., & Schlaug, G. (2011). Effects of practice and experience on the arcuate fasciculus: comparing singers, instrumentalists, and non-musicians. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 156. PDF

Loui, P., Kroog, K., Zuk, J., Winner, E., & Schlaug, G. (2011). Relating Pitch Awareness to Phonemic Awareness in Children: Implications for Tone-Deafness and Dyslexia. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 111. PDF

Loui, P., Li, H., Schlaug, G. (2011). White Matter Integrity in Right Hemisphere Predicts Pitch-Related Grammar Learning. NeuroImage, 55(2), 500-507. PDF

Loui, P., Li, H., Hohmann, A., & Schlaug, G. (2011). Enhanced Cortical Connectivity in Absolute Pitch Musicians: a Model for Local Hyperconnectivity. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(4), 1015-1026. PDF

2010

Mathys, C., Loui, P., Zheng, X., & Schlaug, G. (2010). Noninvasive brain stimulation applied to Heschl's gyrus modulates pitch discrimination. Frontiers in Psychology, 1,12. PDF

Loui, P., Wan, C. Y. & Schlaug, G. (2010). Neurological Bases of Musical Disorders and Their Implications for Stroke Recovery. Acoustics Today, 6, 28-36. PDF

Loui, P., Wessel, D. L., & Hudson Kam, C. L. (2010). Humans Rapidly Learn Grammatical Structure in a New Musical Scale. Music Perception, 27(5), 377-388. PDF Additional materials

Loui, P., Hohmann, A., & Schlaug, G. (2010). Inducing Disorders in Pitch Perception and Production: a Reverse-Engineering Approach. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 9, 1-8. PDF

2009

Loui, P., Alsop, D., & Schlaug, G. (2009). Tone-Deafness: a Disconnection Syndrome? Journal of Neuroscience, 29(33), 10215-10220. PDF

Loui, P., & Schlaug, G. (2009). Investigating Musical Disorders with Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Comparison of Imaging Parameters. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1169 (The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity), 121-125. PDF

Loui, P., Wu, E. H., Wessel, D. L., & Knight, R. T. (2009). A Generalized Mechanism for Perception of Pitch Patterns. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(2), 454-459. PDF

Rohrmeier, M., Honing, H., Rebuschat, P., Loui, P., Wiggins, G., Pearce, M. T., et al. (2009). Music Cognition: Learning and Processing. In N. A. Taatgen & H. v. Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 41-42). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF

Klostermann, E.C., Loui, P., & Shimamura, A.P. (2009). Activation of right parietal cortex during memory retrieval of non-linguistic auditory stimuli. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 9(3), 242-248. PDF

Bachorik, J., Bangert, M., Loui, P., Larke, K., Berger, J., Rowe, R., & Schlaug, G. (2009). Emotion in Motion: Investigating the Time-Course of Emotional Judgments of Musical Stimuli. Music Perception, 26, 355-364. PDF

2008

Loui, P., Guenther, F. H., Mathys, C., & Schlaug, G. (2008). Action-Perception Mismatch in Tone-Deafness. Current Biology, 18(8), R331-332.PDF

Loui, P., & Wessel, D. L. (2008). Effects of Set Size on the Learning and Liking of an Artificial Musical System. Musicae Scientiae, 12(2), 201-218. PDF

2007

Loui, P., & Wessel, D. L. (2007). Harmonic Expectation and Affect in Western Music: Effects of Attention and Training. Perception and Psychophysics, 69(7), 1084-1092. PDF

Hafter, E. R., Sarampalis, A., & Loui, P. (2007). Auditory Attention and Filters. In W. Yost (Ed), Auditory Perception of Sound Sources (pp. 115-142): Springer Verlag. PDF

2006

Loui, P., & Wessel, D. L. (2006). Acquiring New Musical Grammars: a Statistical Learning Approach. In M. Baroni, A.R. Addessi, R. Caterina, M. Costa (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (pp. 1009-1017). Bologna, Italy: ICMPC-ESCOM. PDF

Loui, P., Wessel, D., & Hudson Kam, C. L. (2006). Acquiring New Musical Grammars – a Statistical Learning Approach. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1711-1716). Mahway, NJ: Cognitive Science Society. PDF

2005 and earlier

Loui, P., Grent-‘t-Jong, T., Torpey, D., & Woldorff, M. G. (2005). Effects of Attention on the Neural Processing of Harmonic Syntax in Western Music. Cognitive Brain Research, 25, 678-687. PDF

Wessel, D., Loui, P., Jacobs, B., & Avedonakis, R. (2004). Music Perception and Cognition Experiments in a Classroom Setting: Temporally Precise Hardware and Software. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (p. 642). Evanston, IL: ICMPC.