- Identification of Changes along a Continuum of Speech Intonation is Impaired in Congenital AmusiaSean Hutchins
BRAMS Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Montréal Montréal, QC, Canada
Front Psychol 1:236. 2010..Thus, the results indicate that a deficient pitch perception might compromise music, not because it is specialized for that domain but because music requirements are more fine-grained...
- A frog in your throat or in your ear? Searching for the causes of poor singingSean Michael Hutchins
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Exp Psychol Gen 141:76-97. 2012....
- Estimating the time to reach a target frequency in singingSean Hutchins
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:116-20. 2009..This analysis is applied to the vocal productions of untrained singers to reveal effects of tonality and pitch height...
- An acoustical study of vocal pitch matching in congenital amusiaSean Hutchins
International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research BRAMS, 1430 Boulevard Mont Royal, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4P3, Canada
J Acoust Soc Am 127:504-12. 2010..Feedback condition had no effect on pitch-matching accuracy. These results show impaired vocal pitch-matching abilities in amusics but also show a relationship between perceived and produced pitches...
- Perception and action in singingSean Hutchins
BRAMS Laboratory and Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Prog Brain Res 191:103-18. 2011..Finally, we examine the neural bases of singing and the possibility of a dual-pathway basis for pitch perception and production. Based on these studies, we suggest changes to improve the singing abilities of poor singers...
- Vocal pitch shift in congenital amusia (pitch deafness)Sean Hutchins
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Brain Lang 125:106-17. 2013..The observed dissociation between the ability to consciously perceive small pitch changes and to produce and monitor vocal pitch provides evidence for a dual-route model of pitch processing in the brain...
- Amusics can imitate what they cannot discriminateSean Hutchins
International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research BRAMS and Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Brain Lang 123:234-9. 2012....
- Repetition priming in musicSean Hutchins
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:693-707. 2008..All participants produced expected tonic endings faster than less expected nontonic endings. Repetition and tonal priming effects are compared with harmonic priming effects in music and with repetition priming effects in language...