Department of Psychology
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A.M.M., University of Manitoba, 1958
B.A., University of Manitoba, 1959
M.A., University of Toronto, 1961
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1965
Since I am now retired, I regret I am no longer accepting post-doctoral fellows, graduate students or undergraduate students (theses, directed lab, etc.). For further inquiries, please contact me by email.
In our laboratory we are interested in the perceptual, cognitive, and emotional processes involved in music appreciation and understanding. Recent work has focused on individual differences in musical and prosodic skills and sensitivities. We study such topics as absolute pitch, tone deafness, effects of music lessons on nonmusical cognitive skills, musical dyslexia, aging and music, amusia following stroke, and sparing of musical memories in Alzheimer's Disease.