Lauren Stewart

Summary

Affiliation: University of London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A neurocognitive approach to music reading
    Lauren Stewart
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:377-86. 2005
  2. pmc Action-perception coupling in violinists
    Takafumi Kajihara
    Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan Rhythm Based Brain Information Processing Unit, RIKEN BSI TOYOTA Collaboration Center Saitama, Japan
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:349. 2013
  3. pmc Preserved statistical learning of tonal and linguistic material in congenital amusia
    Diana Omigie
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London London, UK
    Front Psychol 2:109. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Action-perception coupling in pianists: learned mappings or spatial musical association of response codes (SMARC) effect?
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 66:37-50. 2013
  5. pmc fMRI evidence for a cortical hierarchy of pitch pattern processing
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1470. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Fractionating the musical mind: insights from congenital amusia
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:127-30. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Do musicians have different brains?
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London
    Clin Med 8:304-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing congenital amusia
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 64:625-38. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Music perception: sounds lost in space
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Whitehead Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R892-3. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Tracking of pitch probabilities in congenital amusia
    Diana Omigie
    Goldsmiths, University of London, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:1483-93. 2012

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint A neurocognitive approach to music reading
    Lauren Stewart
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:377-86. 2005
    ..These changes are suggested to correspond to the acquisition of processes that deal with the extraction of spatial and featural properties of notation, respectively...
  2. pmc Action-perception coupling in violinists
    Takafumi Kajihara
    Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan Rhythm Based Brain Information Processing Unit, RIKEN BSI TOYOTA Collaboration Center Saitama, Japan
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:349. 2013
    ..The findings extend previous research in this area by demonstrating that obligatory audio-motor coupling is directly related to a musicians' expertise on their instrument of study and is influenced by pedagogy. ..
  3. pmc Preserved statistical learning of tonal and linguistic material in congenital amusia
    Diana Omigie
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London London, UK
    Front Psychol 2:109. 2011
    ..The current findings suggest that the difficulties amusic individuals have with real-world music cannot be accounted for by an inability to internalize lower-order statistical regularities but may arise from other factors...
  4. doi request reprint Action-perception coupling in pianists: learned mappings or spatial musical association of response codes (SMARC) effect?
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 66:37-50. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc fMRI evidence for a cortical hierarchy of pitch pattern processing
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1470. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Fractionating the musical mind: insights from congenital amusia
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:127-30. 2008
    ..The disorder provides a window onto the neuro-cognitive architecture of musical processing, and the possible etiologies of disordered development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do musicians have different brains?
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London
    Clin Med 8:304-8. 2008
    ..A key challenge for the future will be to develop theoretical frameworks within which musicians and other occupationally specialised groups can be studied in order to investigate the nature, scope and limits of neuroplasticity...
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing congenital amusia
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 64:625-38. 2011
    ..A simplified model of melodic processing is outlined, and possible loci of the cognitive deficit are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Music perception: sounds lost in space
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Whitehead Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R892-3. 2007
    ..If such a link is demonstrated to be causal, it would challenge the prevailing view that deficits in amusia are specific to the musical or even the auditory domain...
  10. doi request reprint Tracking of pitch probabilities in congenital amusia
    Diana Omigie
    Goldsmiths, University of London, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:1483-93. 2012
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  11. pmc Navigating the auditory scene: an expert role for the hippocampus
    Sundeep Teki
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London, WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 32:12251-7. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Electrophysiological correlates of melodic processing in congenital amusia
    Diana Omigie
    Goldsmiths, University of London, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Neuropsychologia 51:1749-62. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Perception and action de-coupling in congenital amusia: sensitivity to task demands
    Victoria J Williamson
    Psychology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 50:172-80. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint The relationship between pitch and space in congenital amusia
    Victoria J Williamson
    Psychology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Brain Cogn 76:70-6. 2011
    ..This finding is discussed in relation to the nature of supramodal representations of contour and strategies for dynamic mental transformation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Memory for pitch in congenital amusia: beyond a fine-grained pitch discrimination problem
    Victoria Jane Williamson
    Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, UK
    Memory 18:657-69. 2010
    ..These findings support the existence of a pitch-specific component within short-term memory and suggest that congenital amusia is more than a disorder of fine-grained pitch discrimination...
  16. ncbi request reprint Music and the brain: disorders of musical listening
    Lauren Stewart
    Auditory Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, London, UK
    Brain 129:2533-53. 2006
    ..Both the bases for normal musical listening and the clinical assessment of disorders now have a solid grounding in systems neuroscience...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perception of musical timbre in congenital amusia: categorization, discrimination and short-term memory
    Manuela M Marin
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 50:367-78. 2012
    ..These findings add to the emerging picture of amusia as a disorder that has consequences for the perception and memory of musical timbre, as well as pitch...
  18. doi request reprint Congenital amusia
    Victoria J Williamson
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 111:237-9. 2013
    ..Studies of congenital amusia provide a unique window on the neurocognitive architecture of music processing...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intonation processing in congenital amusia: discrimination, identification and imitation
    Fang Liu
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, UK
    Brain 133:1682-93. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that amusia impacts upon one's language abilities in subtle ways, and support previous evidence that pitch processing in language and music involves shared mechanisms...
  20. doi request reprint Is there potential for learning in amusia? A study of the effect of singing intervention in congenital amusia
    Susan Anderson
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:345-53. 2012
    ..The workshop setting gave a unique opportunity for observation and discussion to inform further investigations of this disorder...
  21. ncbi request reprint Infant learning: music and the baby brain
    Lauren Stewart
    University of Newcastle and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R882-4. 2005
    ..Studies which investigate listening behaviour of babies and adults have shown that, as we learn to discriminate the musical sounds in our own environment, we become less sensitive to those of other cultures...
  22. pmc The musicality of non-musicians: an index for assessing musical sophistication in the general population
    Daniel M├╝llensiefen
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e89642. 2014
    ..Results are discussed in terms of theoretical accounts of implicit and statistical music learning and with regard to social conditions of sophisticated musical engagement. ..
  23. doi request reprint Grapheme-color and tone-color synesthesia is associated with structural brain changes in visual regions implicated in color, form, and motion
    Michael J Banissy
    a UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Cogn Neurosci 3:29-35. 2012
    ..These findings imply that synesthesia for color is linked to neuroanatomical changes between adjacent regions of the visual system...
  24. pmc Faster decline of pitch memory over time in congenital amusia
    Victoria J Williamson
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
    Adv Cogn Psychol 6:15-22. 2010
    ..Overall, the results suggest that the pitch representations of amusic individuals are less stable and more prone to decay than those of matched non-amusic individuals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reading music modifies spatial mapping in pianists
    Lauren Stewart
    University College London, London, England
    Percept Psychophys 66:183-95. 2004
    ..We suggest that, as a result of learning to read and play keyboard music, pianists acquire vertical-to-horizontal visuomotor mappings that generalize outside the musical context...
  26. ncbi request reprint Becoming a pianist. An fMRI study of musical literacy acquisition
    Lauren Stewart
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Alexandra House, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:204-8. 2003
    ..When subjects played melodies from musical notation after training, activation was seen in a cluster of voxels within the right superior parietal cortex consistent with the view that music reading involves spatial sensorimotor mapping...
  27. ncbi request reprint Approaches to the cortical analysis of auditory objects
    Timothy D Griffiths
    Auditory Group, Medical School, Framlington Place, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Hear Res 229:46-53. 2007
    ..The subjects have lesions of the normal network described above with normal perception of pitch strength but abnormal perception of the analysis of spectral envelope change...
  28. ncbi request reprint Congenital amusia
    Lauren Stewart
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Alexandra House, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R904-6. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Brain changes after learning to read and play music
    Lauren Stewart
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N3AR, UK
    Neuroimage 20:71-83. 2003
    ..These activations suggest that music reading involves the automatic sensorimotor translation of a spatial code (written music) into a series of motor responses (keypresses)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Congenital amusia: all the songs sound the same
    Lauren Stewart
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 12:R420-1. 2002
    ..This finding supports the idea that the perception and appreciation of music, both of which critically depend on pitch processing, have a biological basis in the brain...