S E Trehub

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Signature tunes in mothers' speech to infants
    Tonya R Bergeson
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Infant Behav Dev 30:648-54. 2007
  2. pmc Child implant users' imitation of happy- and sad-sounding speech
    David J Wang
    Mississauga Academy of Medicine, University of Toronto Mississauga, ON, Canada
    Front Psychol 4:351. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral methods in infancy: pitfalls of single measures
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:37-42. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Infant music perception: domain-general or domain-specific mechanisms?
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Ont, Canada
    Cognition 100:73-99. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Infants detect cross-modal cues to identity in speech and singing
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:508-11. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Music in the lives of deaf children with cochlear implants
    Sandra E Trehub
    University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:534-42. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of early words from single-word and sentential contexts
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada
    Dev Sci 10:190-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of musicality
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:669-73. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Musical predispositions in infancy
    S E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:1-16. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Infants' and adults' perception of scale structure
    S E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 25:965-75. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint Signature tunes in mothers' speech to infants
    Tonya R Bergeson
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Infant Behav Dev 30:648-54. 2007
    ..e., rising), both within and across mothers, revealed interval patterns that were individually distinctive, or unique. The findings confirm the prominence of tunes and the presence of signature tunes in maternal speech to infants...
  2. pmc Child implant users' imitation of happy- and sad-sounding speech
    David J Wang
    Mississauga Academy of Medicine, University of Toronto Mississauga, ON, Canada
    Front Psychol 4:351. 2013
    ..One practical implication is that therapeutic interventions for deaf children could expand their focus on suprasegmental aspects of speech perception and production, especially intonation patterns. ..
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral methods in infancy: pitfalls of single measures
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:37-42. 2012
    ..Greater use of ecologically valid stimuli is likely to generate increased cooperation from infants and greater generality of the findings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Infant music perception: domain-general or domain-specific mechanisms?
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Ont, Canada
    Cognition 100:73-99. 2006
    ..Along with general-purpose mechanisms for the perceptual foundations of music, we suggest unique motivational mechanisms that can account for the perpetuation of musical behavior in all human societies...
  5. doi request reprint Infants detect cross-modal cues to identity in speech and singing
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:508-11. 2009
    ..Infants looked significantly longer at the video of the person heard previously, which indicates that they can match auditory and visual cues to the identity of unfamiliar persons...
  6. doi request reprint Music in the lives of deaf children with cochlear implants
    Sandra E Trehub
    University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:534-42. 2009
    ..An important task of future research is to ascertain the relative contributions of perceptual and motivational factors to the apparent differences between child and adult implant users...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of early words from single-word and sentential contexts
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada
    Dev Sci 10:190-8. 2007
    ..Older infants acquired the new words from both contexts, and they learned more rapidly than younger infants. Receptive and expressive vocabulary made no independent contribution to performance...
  8. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of musicality
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:669-73. 2003
    ..Also unique is the importance of music in social contexts. Current ideas about musical timing and interpersonal synchrony are considered here, along with proposals for future research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Musical predispositions in infancy
    S E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:1-16. 2001
    ..Maternal singing also has a moderating effect on infant arousal. The implications of these findings for the origins of music are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infants' and adults' perception of scale structure
    S E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 25:965-75. 1999
    ..Adults performed better on the familiar (major) unequal-step scale and equally poorly on both unfamiliar scales (Experiments 3 and 4). These findings are indicative of an inherent processing bias favoring unequal-step scales...
  11. doi request reprint Conventional rhythms enhance infants' and adults' perception of musical patterns
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Cortex 45:110-8. 2009
    ..The findings point to infant and adult parallels for some aspects of rhythm processing and to integrated perception of rhythm and melody early in life...
  12. ncbi request reprint Parents' sung performances for infants
    S E Trehub
    University of Toronto at Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Exp Psychol 51:385-96. 1997
    ..Discrepancies between parents' choice of songs and their manner of singing lend credence to functional rather than nominal classifications of songs for infants...
  13. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in the perception of pitch contour: distinguishing up from down
    Stephanie M Stalinski
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:1759-63. 2008
    ..1 semitone). For all age groups, performance accuracy decreased as the size of the shift decreased. Performance improved from 5 to 8 years of age, reaching adult levels at 8 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Infants' memory for musical performances
    Anna Volkova
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada
    Dev Sci 9:583-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that infants' memory for musical performances is enhanced by the ecological validity of the materials. Moreover, infants' pitch preferences are influenced by their previous exposure and by the nature of the music...
  15. ncbi request reprint Toward a developmental psychology of music
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:402-13. 2003
    ..By contrast, Japanese children are successful in the context of one-semitone shifts. In short, a developmental approach can provide insights of comparable importance on many issues in music cognition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Good pitch memory is widespread
    E Glenn Schellenberg
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 14:262-6. 2003
    ..These findings reveal that ordinary listeners retain fine-grained information about pitch level over extended periods. Adults' reportedly poor memory for pitch is likely to be a by-product of their inability to name isolated pitches...
  17. doi request reprint Cross-cultural perspectives on pitch memory
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 100:40-52. 2008
    ..We consider factors that may account for Japanese children's superior performance such as their use of a pitch accent language (Japanese) rather than a stress accent language (English) and their experience with musical pitch labels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Song recognition by children and adolescents with cochlear implants
    Tara Vongpaisal
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:1091-103. 2006
    ..To assess song recognition and pitch perception in prelingually deaf individuals with cochlear implants (CIs)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Temporal resolution in infancy and subsequent language development
    S E Trehub
    University of Toronto, Ontario
    J Speech Hear Res 39:1315-20. 1996
    ..Whether these findings reflect specific links between temporal resolution and language or whether they reflect general developmental factors remains to be determined...
  20. ncbi request reprint Culture-general and culture-specific factors in the discrimination of melodies
    E G Schellenberg
    University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 74:107-27. 1999
    ..Thus, increasing musical exposure seems to attenuate the effects of culture-general factors such as pattern redundancy while amplifying the influence of culture-specific factors...
  21. doi request reprint Children With Cochlear implants recognize their mother's voice
    Tara Vongpaisal
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ear Hear 31:555-66. 2010
    ..We predicted that the use of a highly familiar voice, full sentences, and a game-like task with feedback would lead to higher performance levels than those achieved in previous studies of talker identification in CI users...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sources of inflexibility in 6-year-olds' understanding of emotion in speech
    J Bruce Morton
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Child Dev 74:1857-68. 2003
    ..Results suggest that 6-year-olds can judge emotion from paralanguage in the presence of competing content but often remain focused on content because of the way they represent the instructions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch and tempo in mothers' songs to infants
    Tonya R Bergeson
    University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 13:72-5. 2002
    ..Rhythmic patterning was largely maintained in speech, as in song. Mothers' accurate reproduction of their sung performances can be considered a form of absolute pitch and absolute tempo...
  24. ncbi request reprint Music recognition, music listening, and word recognition by deaf children with cochlear implants
    Chisato Mitani
    Graduate Course in Humanistic Studies Specialized Research into Humanistic Studies, Department of Psychology, Nagasaki Junshin Catholic University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ear Hear 28:29S-33S. 2007
    ..To examine the ability of congenitally deaf children to recognize music from incidental exposure and the relations among age at implantation, music listening, and word recognition...
  25. ncbi request reprint Music recognition by Japanese children with cochlear implants
    Takayuki Nakata
    Department of Child Studies, Nagasaki Junshin Catholic University, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 24:29-32. 2005
    ..Children gave favorable appraisals of the music even when they were unable to recognize it. Further research is needed to find means of enhancing cochlear implants users' perception and appreciation of music...
  26. pmc Tuning in to musical rhythms: infants learn more readily than adults
    Erin E Hannon
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12639-43. 2005
    ..These findings may indicate a sensitive period early in life for acquiring rhythm in particular or socially and biologically important structures more generally...