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Professor William (Bill) Thompson

BSc McGill, MA Queen's, PhD Queen's.

William (Bill) Thompson

Chief Investigator

Contact Details

Office : 3.507
Phone : +61 2 9850 4083
Fax : +61 2 9850 6059
email : bill.thompson@mq.edu.au
Homepage : http://www.psy.mq.edu.au/me2/

External Address

Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Department of Psychology
Macquarie University NSW 2109

Profile

Bill conducts research in the area of music perception and cognition. He is the Director of the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise, and Training, and Associate Editor for the journals Music Perception, Empirical Musicology Review, and Semiotica. He is also the former President of the North American Society for Music Perception and Cognition, and former Editor of the journal Empirical Musicology Review. In 2014 he completed the second edition of his book "Music, Thought, and Feeling" which was originally published by Oxford University Press in 2009.

Recent External Appointments

  • Fellow, Association for Psychological Science (USA). (2015 continuing)
  • Editor, Encyclopaedia: Music in the Behavioral and Social Sciences. (2014)
  • Associate Editor, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. (2013 continuing)
  • Associate Editor, Empirical Musicology Review. (2010 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Semiotica. (2005 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Musica Scientiae. (2004 continuing)
  • Associate Editor, Music Perception. (2003 continuing)

Awards

  • Distinguished Professor, Macquarie University (2017), Thompson, W.F.
  • Macquarie University's Faculty of Human Sciences Dean's Award for Service (2012), Thompson, W.F. "For outstanding service as Head of The Department of Psychology and for promoting cohesion and solidarity in the department."
  • York University President's Prize for Most Promising Scholar (1994), Thompson, W.F. Awarded by the President, Vice-President Academic, and Chair of Senate's Tenure and Promotion committee.
  • International Congress of Acoustics Prize for Research Excellence (1986), Thompson, W.F.
  • Queen's University Longwood Award: Doctoral Dissertation Award (1986), Thompson, W.F.

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Investigating the effect of musical priming on language processing in individuals with Alzheimer’s dementia." Tieu, L., Fiveash, A., Crain, S., Brancatisano, O., Thompson, W., & Piguet, O., & Baird, A. ($8,428)
  • Hunter New England and Central Coast Health Services, Collaborative Health Innovation Project (2017) "Music, Mind, and Movement (MMM) Program for aged care facilities." Baird, A., & Thompson, W. ($20,000)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme (2016) "Neuroscan system comprising a Synamps 2/RT 64-channel EEG/EP/ERP and CURRY processing software." McArthur, G., Badcock, N., Demuth, K., Thompson, W.F., Nickels, L., Kinoshita, S., McMahon, C., Arguel, A., & Newall, C. ($99,379)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160101470] (2016 - 2019) "Violent music: Social, psychological, and neurological implications." Thompson, W., Warburton, W., Schubert, E., Gentile, D., Schellenberg, G., & Koelsch, S. ($400,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2015) "Our song: Music evoked collaborative memory in couples with and without acquired brain injury." Baird, A., Thompson, W., Bullot, N., Miller, L., Barnier, A., Sutton, J., & Harris, C. ($31,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grant [9201401556] (2015 - 2016) “High accuracy neural navigation to enhance research using brain stimulation.” Sowman, P., Rich, A., Woolgar, A., Yang, J., McCarthy-Jones, S., Coltheart, M., Cox, R., Johnson, B., Castles, A., Nickels, L., Thompson, W., Jackson, J., & Gelding, R. ($81,850)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme (2014) "Virtual reality dome system." Loveday, T., Crane, M., Thompson, W., Hellman, A., Brooks, K., Curby, K., Kavalki-Thorne, M., & Wiggins, M. ($106,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grant (2013) "A transcranial direct current stimulator (tDCS) for the study of brain function in human cognition disorders." Sowman, P., Thompson, W.F., Johnson, B., McCarthy-Jones, S., Nickels, L., & Tawadros, P. ($58,322)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP130101084] (2013 - 2015) "Music and language: psychological commonalities revealed." Thompson, W., & Schellenberg, G. ($330,000)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme (2013) "Driving simulators." Thompson, W., Irwin, J., Chekaluk, E., Curby, K., Tent, J., Lionel Howitt, R., Dowling, R., Batchelor, J., Warbuton, W., Brooks, K., Dean, C., Jones, M., & Wiggins, M. ($200,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2013) "Characterising disorders of auditory-based communication skills." Thompson, W., Johnson, B., McArthur, G., Kinoshita, S., & Sun, Y. ($17,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2012 - 2014) "Skilled decoding of dynamic faces: Interactions between perception, action, and emotion." Curby, K.M., & Thompson, W. ($47,256)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2012) "Powering up the right hemisphere when words fail: Augmenting melodic intonation therapy (MIT) with non-invasive brain stimulation to treat impaired left-hemisphere function." Thompson, W., Sowman, P., Savage, G., Nickels, L., & Hodges, J. ($14,000)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence [CE110001021] (2011 - 2017) "ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders." Crain, S., Rhodes, G., Hodges, J., Coltheart, M., Castles, A., Barnier, A., Brock, J., Byrne, B., Demuth, K., Green, M., Langdon, R., Johnson, B., McArthur, G., Miller, L., Nickels, L., Piguet, O., Savage, G., Thompson, W., Thornton, R. et al. ($21,000,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP0987182] (2009 - 2011) "Vocal emotional communication." Thompson, W.F., & Palmer, C. ($295,000)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Books

  • Thompson, W.F., & Olsen, K. (In Press). The Science and Psychology of Music: From Mozart at the Office to Metallica at the Gym. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2014). Music, thought and feeling: Understanding the psychology of music (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Thompson, W.F. (Ed.). (2014). Music in the social and behavioral sciences: An encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2009). Music, thought and feeling: Understanding the psychology of music. (1st ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Day, R., & Thompson, W.F. (In Press). How does music elicit emotions? In A. Scarantino (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Emotion Theory : Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Braun Janzen, T., Ammirante, P., & Thompson, W.F. (2016). Development of timing skills. In G. McPherson (Ed.), Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Music Education, Musicology and Ethnomusicology (pp. 378-390). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Lu, X., & Thompson, W.F. (In Press). Spatial representations common to music and bodily experience. In Y. Kim & S.S. Gilman (Eds.), Oxford Handbook on Music and the Body Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Quinto, L., Ammirante, P., Connors, M.H., & Thompson, W.F. (2016). Prodigies of music composition: Cognitive abilities and developmental antecedents. In G.E. McPherson (Ed.), Musical Prodigies: Interpretations From Psychology, Music Education, Musicology and Ethnomusicology (pp. 358-377). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Thompson, W.F., Mosing, M.A., & Ullén, F. (2016). Musical expertise: Genetics, experience, and training. In R. Ashley & R. Timmers (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Music Cognition New York, USA: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Thompson, W.F., Sun, Y., & Fritz, T. (In Press). Music across cultures. In J. Renfrew & D. Levitin (Eds.), The Psychology of Music (4th ed.). Boston, USA: MIT Press.
  • Graur, A.J., Russo, F.A., & Thompson, W.F. (2014). Theory of mind. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopaedia. (Vol.2) (pp. 1125-1127). New York: Sage Publications Inc.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2014). Belief. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopaedia. (Vol.1) (pp. 128-134). New York: Sage Publications Inc.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2014). Primitive music. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the social and behavioral sciences: An encyclopedia. New York: Sage Publications Inc.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Cuddy, L.L. (2014). Closure. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the social and behavioral sciences: An encyclopedia (pp. 191-192). New York: Sage Publications Inc.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Liu, F. (2014). Musical disorders. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia. (Vol.2) (pp. 787-789). New York: Sage Publications Inc.
  • Colling, L., & Thompson, W.F. (2013). Music, action and affect. In T. Cochran, B. Fantini & K.R. Scherer (Eds.), The emotional power of music. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2013). Intervals and scales. In D. Deutsch (Ed.), The psychology of music (3rd ed., pp. 107-140). New York: Academic Press.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Ammirante, P. (2012). Musical thought. In K. Holyoak & B. Morrison (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of thinking and reasoning (pp. 684-698). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Green, R. (2012). Priming. In M. Danesi (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Media and Communication (pp. 531-536). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Quinto, L. (2011). Music and emotion: Psychological considerations. In P. Goldie, & E. Schellekens (Eds.), The aesthetic mind: Philosophy and psychology (pp. 357-375). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Balkwill, L.-L. (2010). Cross-cultural similarities and differences. In P. Juslin & J. Slobod (Eds.), Handbook of music and emotion: Theory, research, applications (2nd ed., pp. 755-788). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Livingstone, S.R., & Thompson, W.F. (2009). L'apparition de la musique de la théorie d'esprit. In I. Deliege, O. Vitouch & O. Ladinig (Eds.), Musique et Evolution (pp. 47-63). Wavre: Pierre MARDAGA Press.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Schellenberg, G. (2006). Listening to music. In R. Colwell (Ed.), MENC Handbook of Music Cognition & Development (pp. 72-123). New York: Oxford University Press.

Periodicals

  • Baird, A., & Thompson, W.F. (In Press). The impact of music on the self in dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Baird, A., Umbach, H., & Thompson, W.F. (2017). A non-musician with severe Alzheimer’s Dementia learns a new song. Neurocase, 23(1), 36-40. doi:10.1080/13554794.2017.1287278
  • Lu, X., Sun, Y., & Thompson, W.F. (2017). An investigation of spatial representation of pitch in individuals with congenital amusia. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70(9), 1867-1877. doi:10.1080/17470218.2016.1213870
  • Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, T., & Thompson, W.F. (2017). Pitch discrimination associated with phonological awareness: Evidence from congenital amusia. Scientific Reports, 7, 44285. doi:10.1038/srep44285
  • Xuejing, L., Yanan, S., Ho, H.T., & Thompson, W.F. (2017). Pitch contour impairment in congenital amuse: New insights from the Self-paced Audio-visual Contour Task (SACT). PLoS ONE, 12(6), 1-15. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179252
  • Jiang, C., Liu, F., & Thompson, W.F. (2016). Impaired explicit processing of musical syntax and tonality in a group of Mandarin-speaking congenital amusics. Music Perception, 33(4), 401-413. doi:10.1525/mp.2016.33.4.401
  • Juslin, P.N., Barradas, G.T., Ovsiannikow, M., Limmo, J., & Thompson, W.F. (2016). Prevalence of emotions, mechanisms, and motives in music listening: A comparison of individualist and collectivist cultures. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 26(4), 293-326. doi:10.1037/pmu0000161
  • Lu, X., Ho, H.T., Sun, Y., Johnson, B.W., & Thompson, W.F. (2016). The influence of visual information on auditory processing in individuals with congenital amusia: An ERP study. NeuroImage, 135, 142-151. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.043
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2015). The pitch imagery arrow task: Effects of musical training, vividness and mental control. PLoS One, 10(3), e0121809. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121809
  • Livingston, S.R., Thompson, W.F., Wanderley, M.M., & Palmer, C. (2015). Common cues to emotion in the dynamic facial expressions of speech and song. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(5), 952-970. doi:10.1080/17470218.2014.971034
  • Lo, C.Y., McMahon, C.M., Looi, V., & Thompson, W.F. (2015). Melodic contour training and its effect on speech in noise, consonant discrimination, and prosody perception for cochlear implant recipients. Behavioural Neurology, 2015, 352869. doi:10.1155/2015/352869
  • Lu, X., Ho, H. T., Liu, F., Wu , D., & Thompson, W.F. (2015). Intonation processing deficits of emotional words among Mandarin Chinese speakers with congenital amusia: An ERP study. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 385. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00385
  • Ma, W., & Thompson, W.F. (2015). Human emotions track changes in the acoustic environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(47), 14563-14568. doi:10.1073/pnas.1515087112
  • Marin, M.M., Thompson, W.F., Gingras, B., & Stewart, L. (2015). Affective evaluation of simultaneous tone combinations in congenital amusia. Neuropsychologia, 78, 207-220. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.10.004
  • Russo, F.A., Thompson, W.F., & Cuddy, L.L. (2015). Effects of emergent-level structure on melodic processing difficulty. Music Perception, 33(1), 96-109. doi:10.1525/mp.2015.33.1.96
  • Thompson, W.F., & Schlaug, G. (2015). The healing power of music. Scientific American Mind, 26(2), 33-41. doi:10.1038/scientificamericanmind0315-32
  • Al-Janabi, S., Nickels, L.A., Sowman, P.F., Burianová, H., Merrett, D.L., & Thompson, W.F. (2014). Augmenting melodic intonation therapy with non-invasive brain stimulation to treat impaired left-hemisphere function: Two case studies. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 37. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00037
  • Braun Janzen, T., Thompson, W.F., & Ranvaud, R. (2014). A developmental study of the effect of music training on timed movements. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 801. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00801
  • Braun Janzen, T., Thompson, W.F., Ammirante, P., & Ranvaud, R. (2014). Timing skills and expertise: Discrete and continuous timed movements among musicians and athletes. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1482. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01482
  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2014). The effect of movement kinematics on predicting the timing of observed actions. Experimental Brain Research, 232(4), 1193-1206. doi: 10.1007/s00221-014-3836-x
  • Quinto, L., Thompson, W.F., & Taylor, A. (2014). The contributions of compositional structure and performance expression to the communication of emotion in music. Psychology of Music, 42, 503-524. doi:10.1177/0305735613482023
  • Quinto, L.R., Thompson, W.F., Kroos, C., & Palmer, C. (2014). Singing emotionally: A study of pre-production, production, and post-production facial expressions. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 262. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00262
  • Quinto, L., & Thompson, W.F. (2013). Composers and performers have different capacities to manipulate arousal and valence. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 23(3), 137-150.
  • Quinto, L.R., Thompson, W.F., & Keating, F.L. (2013). Emotional communication in speech and music: The role of melodic and rhythmic contrasts. Frontiers in Psychology: Emotion Science, 4, 184. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00184
  • Thompson, W.F., & Antliff, A. (2013). Bridging two worlds that care about art: Psychological and historical approaches to art appreciation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(2), 159-160.
  • Ammirante, P., & Thompson, W.F. (2012). Continuation tapping to triggered melodies: Motor resonance effects of melodic motion. Experimental Brain Research, 216(1), 51-60.
  • Fassbender, E.A., Richards, D.B., Bilgin, A.C., Thompson, W.F., & Heiden, W. (2012). VirSchool: The effect of background music and immersive display systems on memory for facts learned in an educational virtual environment. Computers & Education, 58(1), 490-500.
  • Liu, F., Jiang, C., Thompson, W.F., Xu, Y., Yang, Y., & Stewart, L. (2012). The mechanisms of speech processing in congenital amusia: Evidence from Mandarin speakers. PLoS One, 7(2), e30374. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030374
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2012). Discrimination of stress in speech and music: A mismatch negativity (MMN) study. Psychophysiology, 49(12), 1590-1600. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01472.x
  • Quinto, L., & Thompson, W.F. (2012). Composing by listening: A computer-assisted system for creating emotional music. International Journal on Synthetic Emotions: Special issue on Robots, Music, and Emotions, 3(2), 48-67.
  • Thompson, W.F., Marin, M.M., & Stewart, L. (2012). Reduced sensitivity to emotional prosody in congenital amusia rekindles the musical protolanguage hypothesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(49), 19027-19032. doi:10.1073/pnas.1210344109
  • Thompson, W.F., Peter, V., Olsen, K.N., & Stevens, C.J. (2012). The effect of intensity on relative pitch. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65(10), 2054-2072. doi:10.1080/17470218.2012.678369
  • Thompson, W.F., Schellenberg, E.G., & Letnic, A.K. (2012). Fast and loud music disrupts reading comprehension. Psychology of Music, 40, 698-706. doi:10.1177/0305735611400173
  • Vuoskoski, J., Thompson, W.F., McIlwain, D., & Eerola, T. (2012). Who enjoys listening to sad music and why? Music Perception, 29, 311-318.
  • Ammirante, P., & Thompson, W.F. (2011). Melodic accent as an emergent property of tonal motion. Empirical Musicology Review, 5, 94-107.
  • Ammirante, P., Thompson, W. F., & Russo, F. A. (2011). Ideomotor effects of pitch on continuation tapping. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 381-393.
  • Eisenberg, J., & Thompson, W.F. (2011). The effects of competition on improvisers’ motivation, stress, and creative performance. Creativity Research Journal, 23(2), 129-136.
  • Ilie, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2011). Experiential and cognitive changes following seven minutes exposure to music and speech. Music Perception, 28, 247-264.
  • Mak-Fan, K.M., Thompson, W.F., & Green, R.E.A. (2011). Visual search for schematic emotional faces risks perceptual confound. Cognition & Emotion, 25(4), 573-584.
  • Quinto, L., Thompson, W.F., Russo, F.A., & Trehub, S.E. (2011). A comparison of the McGurk effect for spoken and sung syllables. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72, 1450-1454.
  • Livingstone, S.R., Muhlberger, R., Brown, A.R., & Thompson, W.F. (2010). Changing musical emotion: A computational rule system for modifying score and performance. Computer Music Journal, 34(1), 41–64.
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2010). Effect of deviance direction and calculation method on duration and frequency mismatch negativity (MMN). Neuroscience Letters, 482(1), 71-75. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2010.07.010
  • Thompson, W.F., Russo, R.A., & Livingstone, S. (2010). Facial expressions of pitch structure in music performance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 317-322.
  • Ceaser, D.K., Thompson, W.F., & Russo, F.A. (2009). Expressing tonal closure in music performance: Auditory and visual cues. Canadian Acoustics, 37, 29-33.
  • Livingstone, S.R, Thompson, W.F., & Russo, F.A. (2009). Facial expressions and emotional singing: A study of perception and production with motion capture and electromyography. Music Perception, 26(5), 475-488.
  • Livingstone, S.R., & Thompson, W.F. (2009). The emergence of music from the theory of mind. Musicae Scientiae: Special Issue "Music and Evolution", 13(Suppl. 2), 83-115.
  • Prince, J.B., Schmuckler, M.A., & Thompson, W.F. (2009). The effect of task and pitch structure on pitch-time interactions in music. Memory & Cognition, 37(3), 368-381.
  • Prince, J.B., Schmuckler, M.A., & Thompson, W.F. (2009). Cross-modal perception of melodic contour. Canadian Acoustics, 37, 35-49.
  • Prince, J.B., Thompson, W.F., & Schmuckler, M.A. (2009). Pitch and time, tonality and meter: How do musical dimensions combine? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1598-1617.
  • Prince, J.B., Thompson, W.F., & Schmuckler, M.A. (2009). Exploring dimensional interactions between pitch and time in music: Are tonality and meter integral or separable? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 35(5), 1598-1617.
  • Richards, D., Fassbender, E., Bilgin, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2008). An investigation of the role of background music in IVWs for learning. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 16(3), 231-244.
  • Thompson, W., & Coltheart, M. (2008). The role of signal detection and amplification in the induction of emotion by music. Behavioral And Brain Sciences, 31(5), 597-598.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Coltheart, M. (2008). Emotional responses to music: Signal detection and amplification. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 597-598.
  • Thompson, W.F., Russo, F.A., & Quinto, L. (2008). Audio-visual integration of emotional cues in song. Cognition & Emotion, 22(8), 1457-1470.
  • Russo, F.A., Cuddy, L.L., Galembo, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2007). Sensitivity to tonality across the pitch range. Perception, 36(5), 781-790.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2007). Review of Huron, D., Sweet anticipation: Music and the psychology of expectation, Cambridge: MIT Press. Empirical Musicology Review, 2(2), 67-70.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Russo, F.A. (2007). Facing the music. Psychological Science, 18, 756-757. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.01973.x
  • Ilie, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2006). A comparison of acoustic cues in music and speech for three dimensions of affect. Music Perception, 23, 319-329.
  • Livingstone, S.R., & Thompson, W.F. (2006). Multi-modal affective interaction: A comment on musical origins. Music Perception, 24(1), 89-94. doi:10.1525/mp.2006.24.1.89
  • Thompson, W.F., & Balkwill, L.-L. (2006). Decoding speech prosody in five languages. Semiotica, 2006(158), 407–424. doi:10.1515/SEM.2006.017
  • Thompson, W.F., Dalla Bella, S., & Keller, P. (2006). Music performance. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 2(2-3), 99-102.
  • Russo, F., & Thompson, W.F. (2005). The subjective size of melodic intervals over a two-octave range. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 12, 1068-1075.
  • Russo, F., & Thompson, W.F. (2005). An interval size illusion: Extra pitch influences on the perceived size of melodic intervals. Perception & Psychophysics, 67(4), 559-568.
  • Thompson, W.F., Graham, P., & Russo, F.A. (2005). Seeing music performance: Visual influences on perception and experience. Semiotica, 2005(156), 203-227. doi:10.1515/semi.2005.2005.156.203
  • Balkwill, L.-L., & Thompson, W.F., & Matsunaga, R. (2004). Recognition of emotion in Japanese, Western, and Hindustani music by Japanese listeners. Japanese Psychological Research, 46(4), 337-349. doi:10.1111/j.1468-5584.2004.00265.x
  • Green, R., Turner, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2004). Deficits in facial emotion perception in adults with recent traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychologia, 42, 133-141.
  • Thompson, W.F., & Russo, F. (2004). The attribution of meaning and emotion to song lyrics. Polskie Forum Psychologiczne, 9, 51-62.
  • Thompson, W.F., Schellenberg, E.G., & Husain, G. (2004). Decoding speech prosody: Do music lessons help? Emotion, 4, 46-64.
  • Eisenberg, J., & Thompson, W.F. (2003). A matter of taste: Evaluating improvised music. Creativity Research Journal, 15(3), 287-296.
  • Jamieson, R.K., Thompson, W.F., Cuddy, L.L., & Mewhort, D.J.K. (2003). Do conjunction errors in auditory recognition imply feature migration? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(2), 125-130.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2003). Is music unique among human activities? Bulletin of Psychology and the Arts, 4(1), 38-39.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2003). Review of "Music and emotion. (2003). P. Juslin & J. Sloboda (Eds.), Oxford: Oxford University Press". Musica Scientiae, 7(2.
  • Thompson, W.F., Schellenberg, E.G., & Husain, G. (2003). Perceiving prosody in speech: Effects of music lessons. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 999, 530-532.
  • Turner, G.R., Green, R., & Thompson, W.F. (2003). Deficits in facial emotion perception in recently traumatically brain injured adults. Brain & Cognition, 51(2), 175-177.
  • Husain, G., Thompson, W.F., & Schellenberg, E.G. (2002). Effects of musical tempo and mode on arousal, mood, and spatial abilities: Re-examination of the "Mozart effect". Music Perception, 20(20), 151-171.
  • Ranvaud, R., Thompson, W.F., Moriyama, L. & Balkwill, L.-L. (2001). The speed of pitch resolution in musical context. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 109(6), 3021-3031.
  • Thompson, W.F., Hall, M., & Pressing, J. (2001). Illusory conjunctions of pitch and duration in unfamiliar tone sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27(1), 128-140.
  • Thompson, W.F., Schellenberg, E.G., & Husain, G. (2001). Arousal, mood, and the Mozart Effect. Psychological Science, 12(3), 248-251.
  • Thompson, W.F., Balkwill, L.-L., & Vernescu, R. (2000). Expectancies generated by recent exposure to melodic sequences. Memory & Cognition, 28(4), 547-555.
  • Balkwill, L.-L., & Thompson, W.F. (1999). A cross-cultural investigation of the perception of emotion in music: Psychophysical and cultural cues. Music Perception, 17, 43-64.
  • Thompson, W.F. (1999). Review of "Melodic similarity: Concepts, procedures, and applications", W.B. Hewlett & E. Selfridge-Field (Eds.) Music Perception, 17, 261-274.
  • McPherson, G., & Thompson, W.F. (1998). Assessing music performance: Issues and influences. Research Studies in Music Education, 10, 12-24. doi:10.1177/1321103X9801000102
  • Thompson, W.F., & Stainton, M. (1998). Expectancy in Bohemian folksong melodies: Evaluation of implicative principles for implicative and closural intervals. Music Perception, 15(3), 231-252.
  • Thompson, W.F., Diamond, C.T.P., & Balkwill, L.-L. (1998). The adjudication of six performances of a Chopin Etude: A study of expert knowledge. Psychology of Music, 26, 154-174. doi:10.1177/0305735698262004
  • Thompson, W.F., & Parncutt, R. (1997). Perceptual judgments of triads and dyads: Assessment of a psychoacoustic model. Music Perception, 14(3), 263-280.
  • Thompson, W.F., Cuddy, L.L., & Plaus, C. (1997). Expectancies generated by melodic intervals: Evaluation of principles of melodic implication in a melody completion task. Perception & Psychophysics, 59(7), 1069-1076.

Published Abstracts

  • Lu, X., Wu, D., Liu, F., & Thompson, W. (2015). Intonation processing deficits among Mandarin Chinese speakers with congenital amusia: An ERP study [Abstract]. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Conference Abstract: XII International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON-XII). doi:10.3389/conf.fnhum.2015.217.00209
  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2009). The influence of limb and joint information on action synchronisation [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Music Communication Science (ICoMCS).
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., Thompson, W., & Crain, S. (2009). ERP correlates of phrase boudnary perception in speech and music [Abstract]. Combined Abstracts of 2009 Australian Psychology Conferences [CDROM].

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Anic, A., Thompson, W.F., & Olsen, K.N. (In Press). Stimulation of the Primary Motor Cortex Enhances Creativity and Technical Fluency of Piano Improvisations. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology. In (Ed.), London, UK.: .
  • Perry, G., Polito, V., & Thompson, W.F. (2016). Chanting meditation improves mood and social cohesion. In T. Zanto (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (pp. 324-327). Adelaide: Causal Productions Pty Ltd.
  • Lu, X., Sun, Y., & Thompson, W.F. (2015). Deficits in melodic contour visualization in individuals with congenital amusia. In J. Ginsborg, A. Lamont, M. Phillips, & S. Bramley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) (pp. 559-562). Manchester, UK: Royal Northern College of Music.
  • Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, H.T., Johnson, B., & Thompson, W.F. (2015). Exploring music-syntactic processing and language-syntactic processing in congenital amusia using MEG and EEG. In J. Ginsborg, A. Lamont, M. Phillips, & S. Bramley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) (pp. 765-770). Manchester, UK: Royal Northern College of Music.
  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2013). Motor experience interacts with effector information during action prediction. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2082-2087). Austin: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Ting, T., & Thompson, W.F. (2012). Musical accents and memory for words. In E. Cambouropoulos, C. Tsougras, P. Mavromatis & K. Pastiadis (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC) (pp. 995-1000). Thessaloniki, Greece: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
  • Livingstone, S.R., Palmer, C., Wanderley, M.M., & Thompson, W.F. (2011). Facial expressions in vocal performance. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards, & L. Bartel (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Performance Science (pp. 545-550). Utrecht, The Netherlands: European Association of Conservatoires (AEC).
  • Thompson, W.F. (2011). Expressive performance in music: Mapping acoustic cues onto facial expressions. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards, & L. Bartel (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science (pp. 163-168). Utrecht, The Netherlands: European Association of Conservatoires (AEC).
  • Colling, L. J., Thompson, W. F., & Sutton, J. (2010). Action synchronization with biological motion. In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science (pp. 49-56). Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.
  • Quinto, L., & Thompson, W.F. (2010). The role of acoustical cues in decoding emotion from performance expression and compositional structure. In S.M. Demorest, S.J. Morrison & P.S. Campbell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (pp. 138-141). Seattle: University of Washington.
  • Ammirante, P., Thompson, W.F., & Russo, F.A. (2009). Tapping to pitched auditory feedback tones: Effects of pitch contour and interval size on intertap-interval and tap force. In R. Ramakrishnan (Ed.), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Acoustical Association Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario: Canadian Acoustical Association.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Gelding, R., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2017, December). Rhythm imagery and short-term motor training. Paper presented at the 3rd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Baird, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, October). Musical expertise and the self in people with dementia. Paper presented at the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise & Training Annual Conference, Macquarie University.
  • Baird, A., Brancatisano, O., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, October). A comparison of autobiographical memory cues in people with different types of dementia. Poster session presented at the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research, Australian Dementia Forum, Melbourne.
  • Brancatisano, O., Baird, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, October). Smiles are more frequent during autobiographical memories triggered by music than those triggered by photos. Poster session presented at the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research, Australian Dementia Forum, Melbourne.
  • Baird, A., Brancatisano, O., & Thompson, W. (2017, September). Preservation of music evoked autobiographical memories is dependent on the type but not the severity of dementia. Paper presented at the World Congress of Neurology, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Brancatisano, O., Baird, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, August). Music-evoked versus photo-evoked autobiographical memories in people with dementia. Poster session presented at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, San Diego, USA.
  • Baird, A., Brancatisano, O., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, June). Is music more efficient at evoking autobiographical memories in people with dementia? Poster session presented at the The Neurosciences and Music - VI, Boston, USA.
  • Brancatisano, O., Baird, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, June). Music evoked autobiographical memories in Alzheimer's dementia are associated with a reminiscence bump and smiling. Poster session presented at the The Neurosciences and Music - VI, Boston, USA.
  • Lu, X., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, April). Comparison of magnitude estimations of pitch change in amusic and non-music individuals. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Australasian Society of Experimental Psychology (EPC17), Shoal Bay.
  • Olsen, K.N., Giblin, I., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, April). Listener expertise enhances intelligibility of violent ‘Death Metal’ vocalisations. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Australasian Society of Experimental Psychology (EPC17), Shoal Bay, Australia.
  • Perry, G., Polito, V., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, April). Chanting promotes altruism. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Australasian Society of Experimental Psychology (EPC17), Shoal Bay.
  • Thompson, W.F., Geeves, A.M., & Olsen, K.N. (2017, April). Emotional responses to violent music among fans and non-fans of ‘Death Metal’. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Australasian Society of Experimental Psychology (EPC17), Shoal Bay.
  • Baird, A., Brancatisano, O., & Thompson, W.F. (2017, January). Music, autobiographical memory and identity in persons with dementia. Paper presented at the Memory, Performance and the Arts Symposium, 12th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition Conference (SARMAC XII), The University of Sydney.
  • Baird, A., Brancatisano, O., & Thompson, W. (2016, November). Music, memory and the self in dementia. Invited paper presented at the Music, Mind and Wellbeing Postgraduate Research Symposium, The University of Melbourne.
  • Anic, A., Thompson, W.F., & Olsen, K.N. (2016, October). Investigating the neuroscience of creativity in an improvised jazz context: A preliminary iDCS study. Paper presented at the Inaugural Annual Conference of the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training, Macquarie University.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, October). Music and language: Interference effects without violations of syntax. Colloquium at the Auditory Development Laboratory, McMaster University, Canada.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, October). Music and language: Effects of syntax, timbre, and attention. Colloquium at the SMART Lab, Ryerson University, Canada.
  • Lo, C., McMahon, C.M., Looi, V., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, October). The benefits of music training for individuals with hearing loss. Paper presented at the Inaugural Annual Conference of the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training, Macquarie University.
  • Olsen, K.N., Thompson, W.F., & Giblin, I. (2016, October). Speech intelligibility of 'death metal' lyrics: Effects of musical expertise and genre-specific listener experience. Paper presented at the Inaugural Annual Conference of the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training, Macquarie University.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, September). Music and language: Syntactic interference found without violations of syntax. Colloquium at the Music and Neuroscience Laboratory, Western University of Ontario, Canada.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, September). Music and language: Interference effects found without violations of syntax. Colloquium at the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada.
  • Thompson, W., & Baird, A. (2016, September). The healing power of music. Presentation given at the "Stories of Me" Baptist Care Dementia Forum: Connecting Experience and Theory, Sydney.
  • Baird, A., & Thompson, W. (2016, August). The power of music. Presentation given at the Charles Bridges-Webb Oration for the Royal Australian College of General Physicians, Newcastle.
  • Baird, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, August). Music, memory and me: An investigation of the beneficial effects of music on autobiographical memory and self identity in persons with dementia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Baird, A., Thompson, W.F., Bullot, N., Miller, L.A., Barnier, A., Sutton, J., & Harris, C. (2016, August). Our song: Music evoked collaborative memory in couples with and without acquired brain injury. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, August). The pitch imagery arrow task: Effects of musical training, vividness and mental control. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Ma, W., Fiveash, A., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, August). The divergence of speech and music. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Baird, A., Umbach, H., & Thompson, W. (2016, July). A non-musician with severe Alzheimer's dementia learns a new song. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC14), San Francisco, USA.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, July). Music and language: Syntactic interaction effects found without violations, and modulated by attention. Poster session presented at the 14th International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC14), San Francisco, USA.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, July). The role of syntactic working memory and attention in music and language processing. Colloquium at the Music Cognition Laboratory, Tufts University, USA.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, July). The role of syntactic working memory and attention in music and language processing. Colloquium at the Department of Psychology, New York University, USA.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, July). The role of syntactic working memory and attention in music and language processing. Colloquium at the Language and Music Cognition Laboratory, University of Maryland, USA.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, July). Auditory brain oscillations during the perception and imagery of musical pitch. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC14), San Francisco, USA.
  • Thompson, W.F., Fiveash, A., & Ma, W. (2016, July). Evaluating the musical protolanguage hypothesis using a serial reproduction task. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC14), San Francisco, USA.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, June). Auditory brain oscillations of musical imagery. Poster session presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2016), Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, June). Manipulating music in the mind: Auditory brain oscillations during the perception and imagery of musical pitch. Invited colloquium at the Institute of Biomagnetism and Bio-Signal Analysis, University of Munster, Munster, Germany.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, June). Introduction to the pitch imagery arrow task (PIAT). Invited colloquium at the Music Mind and Brain Group, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, June). Manipulating music in the mind: Auditory brain oscillations during the perception and imagery of musical pitch. Invited colloquium at the Speech Science Forum, University College London, UK.
  • Baird, A., & Thompson, W. (2016, May). Music, memory and me: An investigation of the beneficial effects of music on autobiographical memory and self identity in persons with dementia. Poster session presented at the National Australian Dementia Forum, Brisbane.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, May). Interactions without violations: Music and language share syntactic processing resources. Poster session presented at the CCD Developing Mind Series: Developmental Perspectives on Language Processing Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Sun, Y., Lu, X., Tam Ho, T,, Johnson, B.W., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, May). The overlap between music- and language-syntactic Processing: Evidence from an EEG study of Congenital Amusia. Poster session presented at the CCD Developing Mind Series: Developmental Perspectives on Language Processing Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, April). Music and language: Interaction effects due to shared syntactic processing modulated by attention. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Melbourne.
  • Perry, G., Polito, V., & Thompson, W.F. (2016, April). Chanting improves mood and social cohesion. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Science of Consciousness Conference (TSC 2016), Tucson, USA.
  • Brancatisano, O., Quinto, L., Merrett, D., & Thompson, W. (2015, December). The effect of Melodic Intonation Therapy on tongue twister-induced speech disfluency. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS), Western Sydney University, Sydney.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2015, December). Interactions without violations: Further proof that music and language draw on shared syntactic processing resources. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS), Sydney.
  • Gelding, R., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, December). Mental imagery of musical pitch: A MEG study with a validated mental imagery task. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society, Western Sydney University, Sydney.
  • Lu, X., Sun, Y., Ho, H.T., & Thompson, W.F. (2015, December). The influence of visual information on auditory processing in individuals with congenital amusia: An ERP study. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society, Western Sydney University, Sydney.
  • Sun, Y., Johnson, B.W., & Thompson, W.F. (2015, December). The overlap between music and language-syntactic processing: Evidence from an EEG study of congenital amusia. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society, Western Sydney University, Sydney.
  • Fiveash, A., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2015, November). Interactions without violations: Further proof that music and language draw on shared syntactic processing resources. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, November). Retention of imagined vs perceived pitch: Brain oscillations of musical imagery. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, H.T., Johnson, B., & Thompson, W.F. (2015, November). The overlap between music- and language-syntactic processing: Evidence from an EEG study of congenital amusia. Poster session presented at the 5th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Auckland, NZ.
  • Sun, Y., Lu, X., Ho, H.T., Johnson, B.W., & Thompson, W.F. (2015, November). The overlap between music- and language-syntactic processing: Evidence from an EEG study of congenital amusia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2015, November). Music-based treatments for neurological impairment. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Gelding, R., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, September). A MEG study with a validated pitch imagery task. Symposium conducted at the Workshop on Music, Mind and Emotion, The University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2015, July). Simulation in music and movement. Keynote paper presented at the Human Performance Simulation: A Meeting of Minds, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Gelding, R., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, April). Music in the mind: A MEG study of pitch imagery. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Sydney.
  • Gelding, R.W., Thompson, W.F., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, April). Music in the mind: A MEG study of pitch imagery. Poster session presented at the 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Sydney.
  • Lo, C.Y., McMahon, C.M., Looi, V., & Thompson, W.F. (2014, November). Melodic contour training and its effect on speech perception for cochlear implant recipients. Paper presented at the Audiology Australia Continuing Professional Development Event, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Thompson, W.F. & Ma, W. (2014, October). Human emotions track acoustic changes in environmental sounds. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Music & Emotion, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Gelding, R., Johnson, B.W., & Thompson, W. (2014, August). Manipulating music in the mind: Investigation of pitch imagery. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Lu, X., Zhang, P., Sun, Y., & Thompson, W.F. (2014, August). Spatial representations of pitch among individuals with congenital amusia. Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition and 5th Conference for the Asia-Pacific Society for Cognitive Sciences of Music, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Baird, A., Bullot, N., & Thompson, W. (2014, July). Music evoked memories and emotions: The effect of musical expertise and Alzheimer’s Dementia. Colloquium at the Cognition in Context Colloquium Series, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Lu, X., Ho, H.T., Liu, F., Wu , D., & Thompson, W.F. (2014, June). Intonation processing deficits among mandarin Chinese speakers with congenital amusia: An ERP study. Poster session presented at the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Brisbane.
  • Thompson, W.F., Sowman, P., Nickels, L., Al-Janabi, S., Merrett, D., & Savage, G. (2013, August). Melodic intonation therapy: Is it an effective treatment for non-fluent aphasia? Paper presented at the Biannual meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), Toronto, Canada.
  • Marin, M., Thompson, W.F., & Stewart, L. (2012, July). Emotion perception of dyads and triads in congenital amusia. Paper presented at the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Thompson, W.F., Peter, V., Olsen, K.N., & Stevens, C.J. (2012, July). The effect of intensity on relative pitch. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Ting, T., & Thompson, W.F. (2012, July). Musical accents and memory for words. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Ammirante, P., & Thompson, W.F. (2011, August). Continuation tapping with triggered tones: Ideomotor effects of melodic motion on timing and movement velocity. Paper presented at the Bi-annual meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Rochester, New York.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2010, December). Emotional communication in the human voice. Keynote paper presented at the Musicognition II: Music and Emotions, Macau, China.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2010, November). Vocal emotional communication. Invited colloquium at the 'McMaster Institute for Music in the Mind' workshop and lecture series, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2010, November). Emotional communication in the human voice. Invited colloquium at the Brain, Music & Sound Group, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2010, August). Music, action and affect. Invited colloquium at the Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK.
  • Colling, L. J., Thompson, W. F., and Sutton, J. (2009, December). The influence of limb and joint information on action synchronisation. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Music Communication Science, Sydney, Australia.
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., Thompson, W., & Crain, S. (2009, November). Neural processing of phrase boundaries in speech and music. Poster session presented at the Psychophysiology Society Conference, The University of Newcastle.
  • Colling, L. J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2009, October). Action Synchronisation with biological motion. Paper presented at the 9th meeting of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia.
  • Colling, L.J., Thompson, W.F., & Sutton, J. (2009, September). The effect of movement similarity on interpersonal synchronisation: A motion capture study. Paper presented at the HCSNet Workshop of Movement and Motion Capture, Sydney, Australia.
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., Thompson, W. F., & Crain, S. (2009, August). ERP correlates of phrase boundary perception in speech and music. Presentation given at the MARCS Wednesday Afternoon Research Colloquium, The University of Western Sydney.
  • Thompson, W.F. (2009, June). The role of facial expressions in vocal emotional communication. Paper presented at the Affective Sciences and Music International Conference: "The emotional power of music", Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., Thompson, W.F., & Crain, S. (2009, April). ERP correlates of phrase boundary perception in speech and music. Poster session presented at the 36th Australasian Experimental Psychology, Wollongong.
  • Colling, L.J., & Thompson, W.F. (2008, December). Action coordination with visually presented stimuli. Paper presented at the HSCNet Summerfest, Sydney, Australia.
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2008, December). The relationship between auditory processing and prosodic perception: An ERP study. Presentation given at the HCSNet Summer fest, Sydney, Australia.
  • Peter, V., McArthur, G., & Thompson, W.F. (2008, December). The relationship between auditory processing and prosodic perception: An ERP study. Presentation given at the Postgraduate Research Festival, Macquarie University, Australia.

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