Graduate Alumni

Michael Barone

M.Sc in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour; Honours, Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

As a Research Assistant in the Digital Music Lab, Michael analyzed global music download trends using Python, R, and SQL. Michael was also involved in research surrounding sentiment analysis, and natural language processing using song lyrics. Prior to working with the Digital Music Lab, Michael examined how voice pitch influences voting behaviour as Research Associate in the Voice Research Lab. His primary research interests involved applying new technology and data science techniques to Psychological research. Michael was also interested in creating online, open-access tools which facilitate research and discovery within digital music behaviours around the world. 

Basel Akkad

M.Eng in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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Khaled Ali

M.Eng in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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Honours Thesis Alumni

Chantal Belanger

Erasing Effects on Working Memory of Musical Modulation

Colleen Tang Poy

Pupillary Dilations and Dancing in Tempo: Effects of Synchrony on Perceived Levels of Attractiveness

Corey Osborne

Setting Yourself Up for Success: The Truth About Songwriting

Jotthi Bansal

Unlocking the Predictive Power of Personality on Music-Genre Exclusivity

Kelsea McCready

Sadness that will Stop You in Your Tracks: A Review of Parkinson’s and Depression

Lauryn McLaren

“Throwback Jams”: Analyzing the Effects of Musical Genre on Reminiscence Bumps and Nostalgia

Lindsay Taylor

Structured Eye Movement During the Observation of Dance

Maddie Cox

Interactive Dance Application for People with Parkinson’s: Feedback on Version 2

Matthew Stodolak

Time vs. Events: The Perception of Non-Adjacent Key Relationships

Naomi Thevatayalan

Forever Young: Analyzing the Effects of Reminiscence Bumps on Musical Preferences

Neerjah Skantharajah

Raga Knowledge on Expectations of Melodic Conformity

Raganya Ponmanadiyil

Eye Movements, Attention, and Expert Knowledge in the Observation of Bharatanatyam Dance

Robert Rawlins

Music Consumption Within Different Economic, Educational, and Emotional Environments

Rosemary Lai

An Investigation of Eye Movements in the Observation of Dance

Stephanie Salvador

Music as Behaviour: Exploring the Extent to Which People with Diverse Genre Preferences Differ from One Another

Upasana Panda

Dancification as an Interactive Dance Therapy Tool

Research Alumni

Lab Assistants

Ashley General (2014)

Kevin Ly (2014)

Nick Rogers (2014–2015)

Mitchell "Mitch" Errygers (2015)

Dora Rosati (2015–2016)

Alexander Zaranek (2015–2018)

Chelsea Mackinnon (2016; 2020)

Madeline Komar (2019–2020)

Jessica Lamantia (2020)

Practicum Students

Victoria Bednarek (2016)

Eric Xiao (2013–2014)

Kurt DaCosta (2014–2016)

Cristian Ivascu (2017)

Shuying Zheng (2014–2015)

Raiya Suleman (2016)

Matthew Ha (2012)

Alicia Chhin (2016–2017)

Kendra Oudyk (2014–2015)

Tasmine Vandenberg (2014–2015)

Annilee Baron (2015)

Annalise Sander (2017)

Melissa Paul (2017–2018)

Vagisha Pruthi (2017–2018)

Lauren Iafrate (2019)

Alexandria Wong (2019–2020)

Shiva Gheblehverdi (2019–2020)

Wendy Tang (2020)

Kyla Whelan (2011–2012)

Yubo “William” Zhang (2016)

Joel Affoon (2020)

Audrey De Jong (2016–2017)

Heather Dowling (2016–2017)

Hillary Deverell (2016–2017)

Rheanne Carleton (2016–2017)

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Recipients

James Renwick (2013)

Stephanie Williams (2013; 2014)

Catherine Renwick (2015)

Brandon Wild (2017)

Lab Manager Alumni

Jotthi Bansal (2016–2018)

Neerjah Skantharajah (2019–2020)