Publications


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2019

  • Weiss, M. W., Cirelli, L. K., McDermott, J. H., & Trehub, S. E. (2019). Development of consonance preferences in Western listeners. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149, 634–649.

  • Weiss, M. W., Schellenberg, E. G., Peng, C., & Trehub, S. E. (2019). Contextual distinctiveness affects the memory advantage for vocal melodies. Auditory Perception and Cognition, 2, 47–66.

  • Schellenberg, G. S., Weiss, M. W., Peng, C., & Alam, S. (2019). Fine-grained implicit memory for key and tempo. Music and Science, 2, 1–14.

  • Trehub, S. E., Weiss, M. W., & Cirelli, L. K. (2019). Developmental perspectives on music. In J. Rentfrow & D. Levitin (Eds.), Foundations of music psychology: Theory and research (pp. 265–303).

  • Weiss, M. W., & Peretz, I. (2019). Ability to process musical pitch is unrelated to the memory advantage for vocal music. Brain and Cognition, 129, 35–39. [Download]

2017

  • Schellenberg, E. G., Poon, J., & Weiss, M. W. (2017). Memory for melody and key in childhood. PLoS ONE, 12: e0187115. [Download]

  • Trehub, S. E., & Weiss, M. W. (2017). Music Cognition: Developmental and Multimodal Perspectives. In R. Ashley & R. Timmins (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Music Cognition.

  • Weiss, M. W., Schellenberg, E. G., & Trehub, S. E. (2017). Generality of the memory advantage for vocal melodies. Music Perception, 34, 313–318. [Download]

2016

  • Weiss, M. W., Trehub, S. E., Schellenberg, E. G., & Habashi, P. (2016). Pupils dilate for vocal or familiar music. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42, 1061–1065. [Download]

2015

  • Weiss, M. W. & Bidelman, G. M. (2015). Listening to the brainstem: Musicianship enhances intelligibility of subcortical representations for speech. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 1687–1691. [Download]

  • Weiss, M. W., Schellenberg, E. G., Trehub, S. E., & Dawber, E. J. (2015). Enhanced processing of vocal melodies in childhood. Developmental Psychology, 51, 370–377. [Download]

  • Weiss, M. W., Vanzella, P., Schellenberg, E. G., & Trehub, S. E. (2015). Pianists exhibit enhanced memory for vocal melodies but not piano melodies. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68, 866–877. [Download]

2014

  • Bidelman, G. M., Weiss, M. W., Moreno, S., & Alain, C. (2014). Coordinated plasticity in brainstem and auditory cortex contributes to enhanced categorical speech perception in musicians. European Journal of Neuroscience, 40, 2662–2673. [Download]

2013

  • Schellenberg, E. G., & Weiss, M. W. (2013). Music and cognitive abilities. In D. Deutsch (Ed.), The psychology of music (3rd ed., pp. 499–550). Amsterdam: Elsevier. [Download]

2012

  • Weiss, M. W., Trehub, S. E., & Schellenberg, E. G. (2012). Something in the way she sings: Enhanced memory for vocal melodies. Psychological Science, 23, 1074–1078. [Download]

2011

  • Weiss, M. W., & Schellenberg, E. G. (2011). Augmenting cognition with music. In I. Segev & H. Markram (Eds.), Augmenting cognition (pp. 103–125). Lausanne, Switzerland: EPFL Press.