Professor Peter Keller

Professor Peter Keller

Professor,
Marcs Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of New South Wales
  • BA Hons University of New South Wales
  • BMus University of New South Wales

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Marcs Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development

Contact

Email: P.Keller@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6722
Mobile:
Location: 1.G.125
Bankstown
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Wollner, C. and Keller, P. (2017), 'Music with others : ensembles, conductors, and interpersonal coordination', Routledge Companion to Music Cognition, Routledge 9781138721050.
  • Keller, P., Novembre, G. and Loehr, J. (2016), 'Musical ensemble performance : representing self, other, and joint action outcomes', Shared Representations: Sensorimotor Foundations of Social Life, Cambridge University Press 9781107690318.
  • Keller, P. (2014), 'Ensemble performance : interpersonal alignment of musical expression', Expressivenss in Music Performance: Empirical Approaches Across Styles and Cultures, Oxford University Press 9780199659647.
  • Keller, P. (2014), 'Synchronization', Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia, Sage 9781452283036.
  • Keller, P. (2014), 'Ensemble performance', Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia, Sage 9781452283036.
  • Ishihara, M., Rossetti, Y., Keller, P. and Prinz, W. (2013), 'Horizontal spatial representations of number and time : continuous number and categorical time lines', Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology Press 9781848720824.
  • Keller, P. (2012), 'What movement force reveals about cognitive processes in music performance', Art in motion II, Peter Lang 9783631622636.

Journal Articles

  • Bella, S., Benoit, C., Farrugia, N., Keller, P., Obrig, H., Mainka, S. and Kotz, S. (2017), 'Gait improvement via rhythmic stimulation in Parkinson's disease is linked to rhythmic skills', Scientific Reports, vol 7 .
  • Varlet, M., Wade, A., Novembre, G. and Keller, P. (2017), 'Investigation of the effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (TACS) on self-paced rhythmic movements', Neuroscience, vol 350 , pp 75 - 84.
  • Varlet, M., Novembre, G. and Keller, P. (2017), 'Dynamical entrainment of corticospinal excitability during rhythmic movement observation : a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol 45, no 11 , pp 1465 - 1472.
  • Colley, I., Keller, P. and Halpern, A. (2017), '[In Press] Working memory and auditory imagery predict sensorimotor synchronization with expressively timed music', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, .
  • MacRitchie, J., Herff, S., Procopio, A. and Keller, P. (2017), '[In Press] Negotiating between individual and joint goals in ensemble musical performance', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, .
  • Bianco, R., Novembre, G., Keller, P., Scharf, F., Friederici, A., Villringer, A. and Sammler, D. (2016), 'Syntax in action has priority over movement selection in piano playing : an ERP study', Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol 28, no 1 , pp 41 - 54.
  • Nozaradan, S., Peretz, I. and Keller, P. (2016), 'Individual differences in rhythmic cortical entrainment correlate with predictive behavior in sensorimotor synchronization', Scientific Reports, vol 6 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Schwartze, M., Keller, P. and Kotz, S. (2016), 'Spontaneous, synchronized, and corrective timing behavior in cerebellar lesion patients', Behavioural Brain Research, vol 312 , pp 285 - 293.
  • Hove, M., Stelzer, J., Nierhaus, T., Thiel, S., Gundlach, C., Margulies, D., Dijk, K., Turner, R., Keller, P. and Merker, B. (2016), 'Brain network reconfiguration and perceptual decoupling during an absorptive state of consciousness', Cerebral Cortex, vol 26, no 7 , pp 3116 - 3124.
  • Novembre, G., Sammler, D. and Keller, P. (2016), 'Neural alpha oscillations index the balance between self-other integration and segregation in real-time joint action', Neuropsychologia, vol 89 , pp 414 - 425.
  • Bianco, R., Novembre, G., Keller, P., Kim, S., Scharf, F., Friederici, A., Villringer, A. and Sammler, D. (2016), 'Neural networks for harmonic structure in music perception and action', NeuroImage, vol 142 , pp 454 - 464.
  • Hall, J., Ehgoetz Martens, K., Walton, C., O'Callaghan, C., Keller, P., Lewis, S. and Moustafa, A. (2016), 'Diffusion alterations associated with Parkinson's disease symptomatology : a review of the literature', Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol 33 , pp 12 - 26.
  • Hove, M. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Impaired movement timing in neurological disorders : rehabilitation and treatment strategies', Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 1337 , pp 111 - 117.
  • Steen, M., Schwartze, M., Kotz, S. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Modeling effects of cerebellar and basal ganglia lesions on adaptation and anticipation during sensorimotor synchronization', Annals of the New York Academy of Science, vol 1337, no 1 , pp 101 - 110.
  • Mills, P., Steen, M., Schultz, B. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Individual differences in temporal anticipation and adaptation during sensorimotor synchronization', Timing and Time Perception, vol 3, no 1-2 , pp 13 - 31.
  • D'Ausilio, A., Novembre, G., Fadiga, L. and Keller, P. (2015), 'What can music tell us about social interaction?', Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol 19, no 3 , pp 111 - 114.
  • Jacoby, N., Keller, P., Repp, B., Ahissar, M. and Tishby, N. (2015), 'Lower bound on the accuracy of parameter estimation methods for linear sensorimotor synchronization models', Timing and Time Perception, vol 3, no 1-2 , pp 32 - 51.
  • Moran, N., Hadley, L., Bader, M. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Perception of 'back-channeling' nonverbal feedback in musical duo improvisation', PLoS ONE, vol 10, no 6 .
  • Novembre, G., Varlet, M., Shujau, M., Stevens, C. and Keller, P. (2015), 'The E-music box : an empirical method for exploring the universal capacity for musical production and for social interaction through music', Royal Society Open Science, vol 2 .
  • Hadley, L., Novembre, G., Keller, P. and Pickering, M. (2015), 'Causal role of motor simulation in turn-taking behavior', Journal of Neuroscience, vol 35, no 50 , pp 16516 - 16520.
  • Steen, M., Jacoby, N., Fairhurst, M. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Sensorimotor synchronization with tempo-changing auditory sequences : modeling temporal adaptation and anticipation', Brain Research, vol 1626 , pp 66 - 87.
  • Jacoby, N., Tishby, N., Repp, B., Ahissar, M. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Parameter estimation of linear sensorimotor synchronization models : phase correction, period correction, and ensemble synchronization', Timing and Time Perception, vol 3, no 1-2 , pp 52 - 87.
  • Fairhurst, M., Janata, P. and Keller, P. (2014), 'Leading the follower : an fMRI investigation of dynamic cooperativity and leader-follower strategies in synchronization with an adaptive virtual partner', NeuroImage, vol 84 , pp 688 - 697.
  • Ragert, M., Fairhurst, M. and Keller, P. (2014), 'Segregation and integration of auditory streams when listening to multi-part music', PLoS One, vol 9, no 1 .
  • Steen, M., Vugt, F., Keller, P. and Altenm?uller, E. (2014), 'Basic timing abilities stay intact in patients with musician's dystonia', PLoS One, vol 9, no 3 .
  • Engel, A., Hijmans, B., Cerliani, L., Bangert, M., Nanetti, L., Keller, P. and Keysers, C. (2014), 'Inter-individual differences in audio-motor learning of piano melodies and white matter fiber tract architecture', Human Brain Mapping, vol 35, no 5 , pp 2483 - 2497.
  • Sevdalis, V. and Keller, P. (2014), 'Know thy sound : perceiving self and others in musical contexts', Acta Psychologica, vol 152 , pp 67 - 74.
  • Novembre, G. and Keller, P. (2014), 'A conceptual review on action-perception coupling in the musicians' brain : what is it good for?', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol 8 .
  • Keller, P., Novembre, G. and Hove, M. (2014), 'Rhythm in joint action : psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms for real-time interpersonal coordination', Philisophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 369, no 1658 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Novembre, G., Ticini, L., Schutz-Bosbach, S. and Keller, P. (2014), 'Motor simulation and the coordination of self and other in real-time joint action', Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, vol 9, no 8 , pp 1062 - 1068.
  • Hove, M., Balasubramaniam, R. and Keller, P. (2014), 'The time course of phase correction : a kinematic investigation of motor adjustment to timing perturbations during sensorimotor synchronization', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 40, no 6 , pp 2243 - 2251.
  • Hove, M., Fairhurst, M., Kotz, S. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Synchronizing with auditory and visual rhythms : an fMRI assessment of modality differences and modality appropriateness', NeuroImage, vol 67 , pp 313 - 321.
  • Schultz, B., Stevens, C., Keller, P. and Tillmann, B. (2013), 'The implicit learning of metrical and nonmetrical temporal patterns', The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol 66, no 2 , pp 360 - 380.
  • Stevens, C., Keller, P. and Tyler, M. (2013), 'Tonal language background and detecting pitch contour in spoken and musical items', Psychology of Music, vol 41, no 1 , pp 59 - 74.
  • Stupacher, J., Hove, M., Novembre, G., Schutz-Bosbach, S. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Musical groove modulates motor cortex excitability : a TMS investigation', Brain and Cognition, vol 82, no 2 , pp 127 - 136.
  • Pecenka, N., Engel, A. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Neural correlates of auditory temporal predictions during sensorimotor synchronization', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol 7, no Art. 380 , pp 1 - 16.
  • Ragert, M., Schroeder, T. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Knowing too little or too much : the effects of familiarity with a co-performer's part on interpersonal coordination in musical ensembles', Frontiers in Psychology, vol 4 , pp 1 - 15.
  • Uhlig, M., Fairhurst, M. and Keller, P. (2013), 'The importance of integration and top-down salience when listening to complex multi-part musical stimuli', NeuroImage, vol 77 , pp 52 - 61.
  • Steen, M. and Keller, P. (2013), 'The ADaptation and Anticipation Model (ADAM) of sensorimotor synchronization', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol 7, no Art. 253 , pp 1 - 15.
  • Fairhurst, M., Janata, P. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Being and feeling in sync with an adaptive virtual partner : brain mechanisms underlying dynamic cooperativity', Cerebral Cortex, vol 23, no 11 , pp 2592 - 2600.
  • Schultz, B., Stevens, C., Keller, P. and Tillmann, B. (2013), 'A sequence identification measurement model to investigate the implicit learning of metrical temporal patterns', PLoS One, vol 8, no 9 , pp 1 - 13.
  • Nowicki, L., Prinz, W., Grosjean, M., Repp, B. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Mutual adaptive timing in interpersonal action coordination', Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, vol 23, no 1 , pp 6 - 20.
  • Sammler, D., Novembre, G., Koelsch, S. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Syntax in a pianist's hand : ERP signatures of embodied syntax processing in music', Cortex, vol 49, no 5 , pp 1325 - 1339.
  • Repp, B., London, J. and Keller, P. (2013), 'Systematic distortions in musicians' reproduction of cyclic three-interval rhythms', Music Perception, vol 30, no 3 , pp 291 - 305.
  • Sevdalis, V. and Keller, P. (2012), 'Perceiving bodies in motion : expression intensity, empathy, and experience', Experimental Brain Research, vol 222, no 4 , pp 447 - 453.
  • Engel, A., Bangert, M., Horbank, D., Hijmans, B., Wilkens, K., Keller, P. and Keysers, C. (2012), 'Learning piano melodies in visuo-motor or audio-motor training conditions and the neural correlates of their cross-modal transfer', NeuroImage, vol 63, no 2 , pp 966 - 978.
  • Novembre, G., Ticini, L., Schutz-Bosbach, S. and Keller, P. (2012), 'Distinguishing self and other in joint action : evidence from a musical paradigm', Cerebral Cortex, vol 22 , pp 2894 - 2903.
  • Repp, B., Keller, P. and Jacoby, N. (2012), 'Quantifying phase correction in sensorimotor synchronization : empirical comparison of three paradigms', Acta Psychologica, vol 139, no 2 , pp 281 - 290.
  • Phillips-Silver, J. and Keller, P. (2012), 'Searching for roots of entrainment and joint action in early musical interactions', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, , no FEB .
  • Keller, P. (2012), 'Rhythm and time in music epitomize the temporal dynamics of human communicative behavior : the broad implications of London's Trinity', Empirical Musicology Review, vol 7, no 1-2 , pp 17 - 27.
  • Keller, P. (2012), 'Mental imagery in music performance : underlying mechanisms and potential benefits', Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 1252, no 1 , pp 206 - 213.
  • Wollner, C., Deconinck, F., Parkinson, J., Hove, M. and Keller, P. (2012), 'The perception of prototypical motion : synchronization is enhanced with quantitatively morphed gestures of musical conductors', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 36, no 6 , pp 1390 - 1403.
  • Repp, B., London, J. and Keller, P. (2012), 'Distortions in reproduction of two-interval rhythms : when the "attractor ratio" is not exactly 1:2', Music Perception, vol 30, no 2 , pp 205 - 223.
  • Tillmann, B., Stevens, C. and Keller, P. (2011), 'Learning of timing patterns and the development of temporal expectations', Psychological Research, vol 75, no 3 , pp 243 - 258.
  • Novembre, G. and Keller, P. (2011), 'A grammar of action generates predictions in skilled musicians', Consciousness and Cognition, vol 20, no 4 , pp 1232 - 1243.
  • Engel, A. and Keller, P. (2011), 'The perception of musical spontaneity in improvised and imitated jazz performances', Frontiers in Psychology, vol 2 .
  • Schwartze, M., Keller, P., Patel, A. and Kotz, S. (2011), 'The impact of basal ganglia lesions on sensorimotor synchronization, spontaneous motor tempo, and the detection of tempo changes', Behavioural Brain Research, vol 216, no 2 , pp 685 - 691.
  • Keller, P., Ishihara, M. and Prinz, W. (2011), 'Effects of feedback from active and passive body parts on spatial and temporal parameters in sensorimotor synchronization', Cognitive Processing, vol 12, no 1 , pp 127 - 133.
  • Kaiser, R. and Keller, P. (2011), 'Music's impact on the visual perception of emotional dyadic interactions', Musicae Scientiae, vol 15, no 2 , pp 270 - 287.
  • Sevdalis, V. and Keller, P. (2011), 'Perceiving performer identity and intended expression intensity in point-light displays of dance', Psychological Research, vol 75, no 5 , pp 423 - 434.
  • Keller, P., Weber, A. and Engel, A. (2011), 'Practice makes too perfect : fluctuations in loudness indicate spontaneity in musical improvisation', Music Perception, vol 29, no 1 , pp 109 - 114.
  • Sevdalis, V. and Keller, P. (2011), 'Captured by motion : dance, action understanding, and social cognition', Brain and Cognition, vol 77, no 2 , pp 231 - 236.
  • Hach, S., Ishihara, M., Keller, P. and Schutz-Bosbach, S. (2011), 'Hard and fast rules about the body : contributions of the action stream to judging body space', Experimental Brain Research, vol 212, no 4 , pp 563 - 574.
  • Pecenka, N. and Keller, P. (2011), 'The role of temporal prediction abilities in interpersonal sensorimotor synchronization', Experimental Brain Research, vol 211, no 3-4 , pp 505 - 515.
  • Pfordresher, P., Keller, P., Koch, I., Palmer, C. and Yildirim, E. (2011), 'Activation of learned action sequences by auditory feedback', Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, vol 18, no 3 , pp 544 - 549.
  • Repp, B., London, J. and Keller, P. (2011), 'Perception-production relationships and phase correction in synchronization with two-interval rhythms', Psychological Research, vol 75, no 3 , pp 227 - 242.
  • Keller, P. and Schubert, E. (2011), 'Cognitive and affective judgements of syncopated musical themes', Advances in Cognitive Psychology, vol 7, no 2 , pp 142 - 156.
  • Tillmann, B., Stevens, C. and Keller, P. (2010), 'Learning of timing patterns and the development of temporal expectations', Psychological Research, vol 75, no 3 , pp 243 - 258.
  • Petocz, A., Keller, P. and Stevens, C. (2008), 'Auditory Warnings, Signal-Referent Relations, and Natural Indicators: Re-thinking theory and application', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, vol 14, no 2 , pp 165 - 178.
  • Keller, P. and Burnham, D. (2005), 'Musical Meter in Attention to Multipart Rhythm', Music Perception, vol 22, no 4 , pp 629 - 661.
  • Keller, P. and Stevens, C. (2004), 'Meaning from environmental sounds: types of signal-referent relations and their effect on recognizing auditory icons', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, vol 10 , pp 3 - 12.

Conference Papers

  • Alborno, P., Volpe, G., Camurri, A., Clayton, M. and Keller, P. (2015), 'Automated video analysis of interpersonal entrainment in Indian music performance', INTETAIN 2015, Torino, Italy.
  • Mills, P. and Keller, P. (2014), 'The relationship between temporal anticipation and adaptation during sensorimotor synchronisation', International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Seoul, Korea.
  • Keller, P. (2013), 'Musical ensemble performance : a theoretical framework and empirical findings on interpersonal coordination', International Symposium on Performance Science, Vienna, Austria.
  • Stevens, C., Keller, P. and Tyler, M. (2004), 'Language tonality and its effects on the perception of contour in short spoken and musical items', ICMPC8, Evanston, USA.

Research

Current Projects

Title: Psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms underlying human interaction in musical contexts
Years: 2015-01-05 - 2019-01-04
ID: P00021919
Western Researchers: Peter Keller
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Title: Interpersonal Entrainment in Music Performance [via Durham Uni]
Years: 2016-04-01 - 2018-03-31
ID: P00023409
Western Researchers: Peter Keller
Funding:
  • Arts & Humanities Research Council
Title: Effects of audio-visual rhythmic stimulation on motor functioning
Years: 2017-01-01 - 2019-12-31
ID: P00023269
Western Researchers: Manuel Varlet, Peter Keller and Sylvie Nozaradan
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)

Supervision

Professor Keller is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: Implicit Learning of Complex Temporal and Rhythmic Relations
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Title: An Investigation of the Implicit Learning of Metrical and Non-Metrical Temporal Patterns
Field of Research: PSYCHOLOGY
Thesis: An Investigation of the Implicit Learning of Metrical and Non-Metrical Temporal Patterns

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