Daniel J Levitin

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Current advances in the cognitive neuroscience of music
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1156:211-31. 2009
  2. pmc Musical rhythm spectra from Bach to Joplin obey a 1/f power law
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, School of Computer Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1B1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3716-20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch: perception, coding, and controversies
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:26-33. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Musical behavior in a neurogenetic developmental disorder: evidence from Williams Syndrome
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Program in Behavioural Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:325-34. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Music to my eyes: cross-modal interactions in the perception of emotions in musical performance
    Bradley W Vines
    Psychology Department, McGill University, Canada
    Cognition 118:157-70. 2011
  6. pmc Perception of emotion in musical performance in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Anjali Bhatara
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Autism Res 3:214-25. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the musical phenotype in individuals with Williams Syndrome
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Faculty of Music, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 10:223-47. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of emotion in expressive musical performance
    Bradley W Vines
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2V 2A3
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:462-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for pain phenotypes: analysis of three congenic mouse strains on a battery of nine nociceptive assays
    Jeffrey S Mogil
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Pain 126:24-34. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Perception of emotional expression in musical performance
    Anjali Bhatara
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:921-34. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Current advances in the cognitive neuroscience of music
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1156:211-31. 2009
    ..The review serves to demonstrate the important role that music can play in informing broad theories of higher order cognitive processes such as music in humans...
  2. pmc Musical rhythm spectra from Bach to Joplin obey a 1/f power law
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, School of Computer Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1B1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3716-20. 2012
    ..Furthermore, composers systematically manipulate (consciously or otherwise) the predictability in 1/f rhythms to give their compositions unique identities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch: perception, coding, and controversies
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:26-33. 2005
    ..Research on pitch coding strategies informs wider theories in cognitive science of semantic memory, and the nature of perceptual categories...
  4. ncbi request reprint Musical behavior in a neurogenetic developmental disorder: evidence from Williams Syndrome
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Program in Behavioural Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:325-34. 2005
    ..Williams syndrome represents a compelling model of the relationship between genes, brains, and such complex cognitive behaviors as music...
  5. doi request reprint Music to my eyes: cross-modal interactions in the perception of emotions in musical performance
    Bradley W Vines
    Psychology Department, McGill University, Canada
    Cognition 118:157-70. 2011
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  6. pmc Perception of emotion in musical performance in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Anjali Bhatara
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Autism Res 3:214-25. 2010
    ..Implications for theories of emotion in autism are discussed in light of these findings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the musical phenotype in individuals with Williams Syndrome
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Faculty of Music, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 10:223-47. 2004
    ..We discuss the neurobiological implications of these findings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of emotion in expressive musical performance
    Bradley W Vines
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2V 2A3
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:462-6. 2005
    ..Changes to the clarinetists' expressive intentions did not significantly affect emotions conveyed by sound. It was largely through the visual modality that expressive intentions influenced the experience for observers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for pain phenotypes: analysis of three congenic mouse strains on a battery of nine nociceptive assays
    Jeffrey S Mogil
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Pain 126:24-34. 2006
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  10. doi request reprint Perception of emotional expression in musical performance
    Anjali Bhatara
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:921-34. 2011
    ..Across all three experiments, listeners demonstrated sensitivity to the expressive cues we manipulated, with sensitivity increasing as a function of musical experience...
  11. doi request reprint Emotion perception in music in high-functioning adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Eve Marie Quintin
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:1240-55. 2011
    ..incorrectly) recognized the emotions. These findings are reviewed within the context of the amygdala theory of autism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aversion, awareness, and attraction: investigating claims of hyperacusis in the Williams syndrome phenotype
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:514-23. 2005
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  13. doi request reprint What does it mean to be musical?
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Dr Penfield, Montreal QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Neuron 73:633-7. 2012
    ..The concept of musicality, however, is underspecified and not well understood. Here, I propose a framework for defining musicality to provide a foundation for studying the contributions of biological and environmental factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Musical structure is processed in "language" areas of the brain: a possible role for Brodmann Area 47 in temporal coherence
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Penfield, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1B1
    Neuroimage 20:2142-52. 2003
    ..We speculate that this particular region of inferior frontal cortex may be more generally responsible for processing fine-structured stimuli that evolve over time, not merely those that are linguistic...
  15. doi request reprint Cross-modal interactions in the experience of musical performances: physiological correlates
    Catherine Chapados
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1B1
    Cognition 108:639-51. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint The effect of music on social attribution in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Anjali K Bhatara
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 15:375-96. 2009
    ..We conclude that adolescents with ASD perceive and integrate musical soundtracks with visual displays equivalent to typically developing individuals...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of auditory perception in Williams syndrome: an fMRI study
    Daniel J Levitin
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 18:74-82. 2003
    ..These results constitute an important first step in drawing out the links between genes, brain, cognition, and behavior in Williams syndrome...
  18. doi request reprint Patterns of pain: meta-analysis of microarray studies of pain
    Michael L LaCroix-Fralish
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1B1
    Pain 152:1888-98. 2011
    ..Most notable among these were Reg3b (regenerating islet-derived 3 beta; pancreatitis-associated protein) and Ccl2 (chemokine [C-C motif] ligand 2), which were significantly upregulated in every condition in the rat...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal interactions in the perception of musical performance
    Bradley W Vines
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Penfield, Montreal, Que, Canada H2V 2A3
    Cognition 101:80-113. 2006
    ..The investigation augments knowledge of human communicative processes spanning language and music, and involving multiple modalities of emotion and information transfer...
  20. doi request reprint The neurochemistry of music
    Mona Lisa Chanda
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:179-93. 2013
    ..We discuss the limitations of these studies and outline novel approaches for integration of conceptual and technological advances from the fields of music cognition and social neuroscience into studies of the neurochemistry of music...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social modulation of pain as evidence for empathy in mice
    Dale J Langford
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1B1, Canada
    Science 312:1967-70. 2006
    ..Finally, observation of a cagemate in pain altered pain sensitivity of an entirely different modality, suggesting that nociceptive mechanisms in general are sensitized...
  22. pmc A critical role for the right fronto-insular cortex in switching between central-executive and default-mode networks
    Devarajan Sridharan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12569-74. 2008
    ..Our findings have important implications for a unified view of network mechanisms underlying both exogenous and endogenous cognitive control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neural dynamics of event segmentation in music: converging evidence for dissociable ventral and dorsal networks
    Devarajan Sridharan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuron 55:521-32. 2007
    ..Our study provides direct experimental evidence for dissociable and causally linked ventral and dorsal networks during event segmentation of ecologically valid auditory stimuli...