2017 Publications

Below is a record of published work from The MARCS Institute academics. You can also find a full listing of MARCS 2017 works on the following Google Scholar page (opens in a new window)


Garrido, S. (2017). Why Are We Attracted to Sad Music?. Switzerland: Palgrave. Retrieved from http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uwsau/detail.action?docID=4759214.

Book Chapter

Goudbeek, M., Smits, R., Cutler, A. & Swingley, D. (2017). Auditory and phonetic category formation. In H. Cohen & C. Lefebvre (Eds.) Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science; 2nd revised edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 687-708.

Garrido, S., Bangert, D., & Schubert, E. (2017). Mood induction studies : distinguishing between emotional response and long-term mood impacts of music. In SAGE Research Methods Cases. Part 2 (pp. 1-14). doi:doi:10.4135/9781473974760.

MacRitchie, J., Varlet, M., & Keller, P.E. (2017). Embodied expression through entrainment and co-representation in musical ensemble performance. In M. Lesaffre, M., P.-J. Maes, & M. Leman. (Eds.). The Routledge companion to embodied music interaction (pp. 150-159). New York: Routledge.

Stevens, C. J. (2017). Memory and dance: ‘Bodies of knowledge’ in contemporary dance. In P. Hansen and B. Blaesing (Eds.) Performing Psychologies: Performing the Remembered Present (pp. 39-68). Methuen

Wöllner, C., & Keller, P.E. (2017). Music with others: Ensembles, conductors, and interpersonal coordination. In R. Timmers & R. Ashley (Eds.). Routledge companion to music cognition. New York: Rutledge.

Steve Cassidy, Dominique Estival, & Felicity Cox (2017). Case Study: The AusTalk Corpus. In J. Pustejovski & N. Ide (Eds.), Handbook of Linguistic Annotation (pp. 1287-1302): Springer Verlag.

Journal Article

Alispahic, S., Mulak, K. E., & Escudero, P. (2017). Acoustic properties predict perception of unfamiliar Dutch vowels by adult Australian English and Peruvian Spanish listeners. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. doi:doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00052.

Al-Ani, A., Koprinska, I., & Naik, G. R. (2017). Dynamically identifying relevant EEG channels by utilizing channels classification behaviour. Expert Systems with Applications83, 273-282. doi:doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2017.04.042

Ahmad, M. I., Mubin, O., & Orlando, J. (2017). [In Press] Adaptive social robot for sustaining social engagement during long-term children-robot interaction. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. doi:doi:10.1080/10447318.2017.1300750.

Bella, S. D., Benoit, C. E., Farrugia, N., Keller, P. E., Obrig, H., Mainka, S., & Kotz, S. A. (2017). Gait improvement via rhythmic stimulation in Parkinson's disease is linked to rhythmic skills. Scientific Reports, 7. doi:10.1038/srep42005.

Bellot-Saez, A., Kekesi, O., Morley, J. W., & Buskila, Y. (2017). Astrocytic modulation of neuronal excitability through K+ spatial buffering. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral reviews, 77, 87-97. doi:doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.03.002

Cameron, M.A., Kekesi, o., Morley, J., Bellot-Saez, A., Kueh, S., Breen, P., van Schaik, A., Tapson, J., Buskila, Y., "Prolonged incubation of acute neuronal tissue for electrophysiology and calcium-imaging," J. Vis. Exp., vol. 120, p. e55396, 2017.

Cassidy, S., & Estival, D. (2017). [In Press] Supporting accessibility and reproducibility in language research in the Alveo virtual laboratory. Computer Speech and Language. doi:doi:10.1016/j.csl.2017.01.003

Chai, R., Naik, G. R., Nguyen, T. N., Ling, S., Tran, Y., Craig, A. R., & Nguyen, H. T. (2017). Driver fatigue classification with independent component by entropy rate bound minimization analysis in an EEG-based system. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics21(3), 715-724. doi:doi:10.1109/JBHI.2016.2532354

Chen, A., Stevens, C. J., & Kager, R. (2017). Pitch perception in the first year of life : a comparison of lexical tones and musical pitch. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. doi:doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00297.

Chetan Singh Thakur, Runchun Wang,  Tara Julia Hamilton,  Ralph Etienne-Cummings,  Jonathan Tapson,  André van Schaik, "An Analogue Neuromorphic Co-processor that Utilises Device Mismatch for Learning Applications," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems--I: Regular Papers, DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2017.2756878.

Choi, J., Cutler, A. & Broersma, M. (2017). Early development of abstract language knowledge: Evidence from perception-production transfer of birth-language memory. Royal Society Open Science, 4, 160660.

Choi, J., Broersma, M. & Cutler, A. (2017). Early phonology revealed by international adoptees' birth language retention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 114 (28), 7307-7312; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1706405114.

Colley, I., Keller, P. E., & Halpern, A. (2017). [In Press] Working memory and auditory imagery predict sensorimotor synchronization with expressively timed music. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi:doi:10.1080/17470218.2017.1366531

Deligianis, C., Stanton, C., McGarty, C., Stevens, C., 2017. The impact of intergroup bias on trust and approach behaviour towards a humanoid robot. J. Hum.-Robot Interact. 6, 3 (December 2017), 4-20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5898/JHRI.6.3.Deligianis

Fenwick, S. E., Best, C. T., Davis, C., & Tyler, M. D. (2017). The influence of Auditory-Visual Speech and Clear Speech on Cross-Language Perceptual Assimilation. Speech Communication.

G. D. F. Ulloa, N. Sreenivasan, P. Bifulco, M. Cesarelli, G. Gargiulo and U. Gunawardana, "Cost effective electro — Resistive band based myo activated prosthetic upper limb for amputees in the developing world," 2017 IEEE Life Sciences Conference (LSC), Sydney, NSW, 2017, pp. 250-253.
doi: 10.1109/LSC.2017.8268190

Ganesan, B., Luximon, A., Al-Jumaily, A., Balasankar, S. K., & Naik, G. R. (2017). Ponseti method in the management of clubfoot under 2 years of age : a systematic review . PLoS One12(6). doi:doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178299

Herff, S., Olsen, K., Dean, R., Prince, J., (2017). Memory for melodies in unfamiliar tuning systems: Investigating effects of recency and number of intervening items. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. P1-45. Routledge.

Herff, S., Olsen, K., Dean, R.,. (2017). Resilient memory for melodies: The number of intervening melodies does not influence novel melody recognition. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. P1-71. Routledge

Johnson, E.K., Bruggeman, L. & Cutler, A.(in press). Abstraction and the (misnamed) Language Familiarity Effect. Cognitive Science, DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12520.

Jonason, P. K., Zeigler-Hill, V., & Baldacchino, J. (2017). Before and after : personality pathology, childhood conditions, and life history outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 38-43. doi:doi:10.1016/j.paid.2017.04.027

Karpul, D., Cohen, G., Gargiulo, G., van Schaik, A., McIntyre, S., Breen P., (2017)  “Low-power transcutaneous current stimulator for wearable applications,” Biomedical Engineering Online, pp. 1–8.

Khalil, R., Moustafa, A. A., Moftah, M. Z., & Karim, A. A. (2017). How knowledge of ancient Egyptian women can influence today's gender role : does history matter in gender psychology? Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi:doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.02053.

Kriengwatana, B., & Escudero, P. (2017). Directional asymmetries in vowel perception of adult nonnative listeners do not change over time with experience. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research60(4), 1088-1093. doi:doi:10.1044/2016_JSLHR-H-16-0050

Liu, L. & Kager, R.W.J. (2017c). Enhanced music sensitivity in 9-month-old bilingual infants. Cognitive Processing, 18(1), 55-56. [doi]

Liu, L. & Kager, R.W.J. (2017b). Perception of Tones by Bilingual Infants Learning Non-Tone Languages. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 1-15. [doi]

Liu, L. & Kager, R.W.J. (2017a). Is mommy talking to daddy or to me? Exploring parental estimates of child language exposure using the Multilingual Infant Language Questionnaire. International Journal of Multilingualism, 14(4), 366-377. [doi]

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.

MacRitchie, J., Herff, S. A., Procopio, A., & Keller, P. E. (2017). [In Press] Negotiating between individual and joint goals in ensemble musical performance. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi:doi:10.1080/17470218.2017.1339098

MacRitchie, J. and Milne, A. J. (2017). Exploring the effects of pitch layout on learning a new musical instrument. Applied Sciences, 7(12):1218. (https://researchdirect.westernsydney.edu.au/islandora/object/uws%3A44437)

Mahajan, Y., Peter, V., & Sharma, M. (2017). Effect of EEG referencing methods on auditory mismatch negativity. Frontiers in Neuroscience11. doi:doi:10.3389/fnins.2017.00560

Mahajan, Y., Kim, J., & Davis, C. (2017). Older and younger adults' identification of sentences filtered with amplitude and frequency modulations in quiet and noise. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America142(2), EL190-EL195.

McConvell, Patrick and Rachel Hendery. 2017. 'What is 'Kariera'? Detecting Systems and Overlap in Australian Kinship using the AustKin Database.' Oceania. 10.1002/ocea.5155

McCarthy, L., & Olsen, K. N. (2017). A "looming bias" in spatial hearing? : effects of acoustic intensity and spectrum on categorical sound source localization. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics79(1), 352-362. doi:doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1201-9

Milne, A. J., Bulger, D., and Herff, S. A. (2017). Exploring the space of perfectly balanced rhythms and scales. Journal of Mathematics and Music, 11(2–3):101–133. (https://researchdirect.westernsydney.edu.au/islandora/object/uws%3A47584)

Mulak, K. E., Bonn, C. D., Chladkova, K., Aslin, R. N., & Escudero, P. (2017). Indexical and linguistic processing by 12-month-olds : discrimination of speaker, accent and vowel differences. PLoS One, 12(5). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176762

Myers, C. E., Rego, J., Haber, P., Morley, K., Beck, K. D., Hogarth, L., & Moustafa, A. A. (2017). Learning and generalization from reward and punishment in opioid addiction. Behavioural Brain Research, 317, 122-131. doi:doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2016.09.033.

Nash, H. M., Gooch, D., Hulme, C., Mahajan, Y., McArthur, G., Steinmetzger, K., & Snowling, M. J. (2017). Are the literacy difficulties that characterize developmental dyslexia associated with a failure to integrate letters and speech sounds? Developmental Science20(4). doi:doi:10.1111/desc.12423

Novembre, G., Knoblich, G., Dunne, L., & Keller, P.E. (2017). Interpersonal synchrony enhanced through 20 Hz phase-coupled dual brain stimulation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 662-670.

Ong J. H., Burnham, D., & Stevens, C. J. (2017). Learning novel musical pitch via distributional learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 43(1), 150-157

Paris, T., Kim, J., & Davis, C. (2017). Visual form predictions facilitate auditory processing at the N1. Neuroscience, 157-164. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.09.023.

Pritchard, T.L., Weidemann, G. & Hogarth, L. (2017). Negative emotional appraisal selectively disrupts retrieval of expected outcome values required for goal-directed instrumental choice.Liu, L. & Kager, R.W.J.  (2017d). Statistical learning of speech sounds is most robust during the period of perceptual attunement. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 164,192-208. [doi]

R.T. Dean. (2017). Generative Live Music-making Using Autoregressive Time Series Models: Melodies and Beats. Journal of Creative Music Systems. Vol.1, Iss. 2

Stanton, C., & Stevens, C. J. (2017). Don’t stare at me : the impact of a humanoid robot’s gaze upon trust during a cooperative human–robot visual taskInternational Journal of Social Robotics9(5), 745-753. doi:10.1007/s12369-017-0422-y

Taylor, J. R. (2017). Designing a computer model of drumming : the biomechanics of percussive performanceJournal of Human Technology13(1), 109-141. doi:doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201705272520

Tieu, Lyn, Robert Pasternak, Philippe Schlenker & Emmanuel Chemla. 2017. “Co-speech gesture projection: Evidence from truth-value judgment and picture selection tasks.” Glossa: A journal of general linguistics 2(1), 102. doi:10.5334/gjgl.334

Cremers, Alexandre*, Lyn Tieu* & Emmanuel Chemla. 2017. “Children’s exhaustive readings of embedded questions.” Language Acquisition 24(4), 343-360. [*joint first authorship]  doi:10.1080/10489223.2017.1366207

Tieu, Lyn, Kazuko Yatsushiro, Alexandre Cremers, Jacopo Romoli, Uli Sauerland & Emmanuel Chemla. 2017. “On the role of alternatives in the acquisition of simple and complex disjunctions in French and Japanese.” Journal of Semantics 34(1), 127-152. doi:10.1093/jos/ffw010

Tuninetti, A., Chladkova, K., Peter, V., Schiller, N.O., & Escudero, P. (2017). When speaker identity is unavoidable: Neural processing of speaker identity cues in natural speech. Brain and Language, 174, 42-49.

Varlet, M., Novembre, G., & Keller, P. E. (2017). [In Press] Dynamical entrainment of corticospinal excitability during rhythmic movement observation : a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study. European Journal of Neuroscience. doi:doi:10.1111/ejn.13581

Varlet, M., Wade, A., Novembre, G., & Keller, P. E. (2017). Investigation of the effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (TACS) on self-paced rhythmic movements. Neuroscience, 350, 75-84. doi:doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.03.016.

Warner, N., & Cutler, A. (2017). Stress effects in vowel perception as a function of language-specific vocabulary patterns. Phonetica, 74(2), 81-106. doi:doi:10.1159/000447428.

Zeki, M., & Moustafa, A. A. (2017). Persistent irregular activity is a result of rebound and coincident detection mechanisms : a computational study. Neural Networks, 90, 72-82. doi:doi:10.1016/j.neunet.2017.03.007.

Conference Paper

Cutler, A. (2017). Converging evidence for abstract phonological knowledge in speech processing.Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, London, July (in press).

Ip, M.H.K. & Cutler, A. (2017). Intonation facilitates prediction of focus even in the presence of lexicaltones. Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, August (in press).

Burchfield, L.A., Luk,S.-H.K., Antoniou, M. & Cutler, A. (2017). Lexically guided perceptual learning in Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, August (in press).

Kember, H., Grohe, A.-K., Zahner, K, Braun, B., Weber, A. & Cutler, A. (2017). Similar prosodic structure perceived differently in German and English. Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, August (in press).

MacRitchie, J. and Milne, A. J. (2017). Evaluation of the learnability and playability of pitch layouts in new musical instruments. In Lokki, T., Pätynen, J., and Välimäki, V., editors, Proceedings of the 14th Sound and Music Computing Conference, pages 450–457, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland.

C. S. Thakur, J. Molin, R. Etienne-Cummings, and A. van Schaik, "Inference in Spiking Bayesian Neurons using Stochastic Computation," in IEEE Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, 2017.

Long Duong, Hadi Afshar, Dominique Estival, Glen Pink, Philip Cohen and Mark Johnson (2017). Multilingual Semantic Parsing and Code-switching. CoNLL 2017 (Computational Natural Language Learning), Vancouver, Canada.

Cassidy, S., & Estival, D. (2017). Supporting Accessibility and Reproducibility in Language Research in the Alveo Virtual Laboratory. Computer Speech & Language, 45, 375-391. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csl.2017.01.003

Moore, B., Adams, R., O'Dwyer, N., Steel, K., & Cobley, S. (2017). Accuracy and latency of kicking foot identification for football opponents in relation to team familiarity and game experience. Fechner Day 2017: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (pages – 305-311). International Society for Psychophysics, Fukuoka, Japan, 2017.

Creative Works

Milne, A. J.Colley, I.Dobrowohl, F., Sa'Adullah, F. (2017). Primitive Minimals; My Only Friend. Bungarribee park, Bungarribee, N.S.W.. (https://researchdirect.westernsydney.edu.au/islandora/object/uws%3A43862)

Milne, A. J., Taylor, J. R., & Stanton, C. (2017). Rhythmotron. CoLABS 2017 (29/09/2017 : Bungarribee Park, Blacktown, N.S.W.) . CoLABS (Bungarribee Park, Western Sydney): CoLABS.


Gargiulo, G., & Breen, P. P. (2017). Monitoring Pneumocardial Function. United States Patent & Trademark Office.