2018

2018.10 — Dr. McAuley will present two talks at the Auditory Perception Cognition and Action Meeting (APCAM) in New Orleans, titled, "The role of rhythm in understanding speech in difficult listening situations" and "A cross-cultural approach to narrative experiences of music".

2018.10 — Graduate student Carrie Kroger and Dr. McAuley will present research on the bimanual advantage at the Auditory Perception Cognition and Action Meeting (APCAM) in New Orleans.

2018.10 — Graduate Students Carrie Kroger and Ni-La Le will present their research on Cross-linguistic differences in the effects of distal prosody on speech segmentation at the 59th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in New Orleans.

2018.10 — Graduate students Carrie Kroger and Ni-La Le presented research on the Cross-linguistic differences in the effects of distal prosody on speech segmentation at the Tone and Intonation Conference in Gothenburg, SE and at the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA) Conference at Indiana University.

2018.07 — Undergraduates Audrey Drotos, Sarah Dec, and Jacob Zerka presented their research at the Mid-Michigan Summer Undergraduate Research Experience on July 24. Audrey presented on tempo determination, Sarah presented on rhythmic variation and speech, and Jacob presented on the lab's Adagia website, which you can check out here.

2017

2017.08 — Graduate student Lauren Amick and Dr. McAuley published a new paper with Drs. Chang and Wade titled "Social and cognitive impressions of adults who do and do not stutter based on listeners’ perceptions of read-speech samples" in Frontiers in Psychology.

2017.08 — Dr. Leigh VanHandel and undergraduate Audrey Drotos presented research at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition Meeting in San Diego, California on how melodic factors affect tempo determination.

2017.07 — Undergraduate researcher Audrey Drotos presented TAP Lab research on speech perception in noise differences between musicians and non-musicians at the Mid-Michigan Summer Undergraduate Research Experience on July 26.

2017.07 — TAP Lab Researchers Lauren Amick, Audrey Drotos, Sarah Dec, and Shay Robison traveled to Birmingham, England last week for the 16th Annual Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop! This biannual conference brings together some of the forefront researchers in rhythm to exchange ideas and learn from each other. Graduate student Lauren Amick presented research on the perception of auditory grouping, and all of the lab members enjoyed learning about new research in the fields of music, speech, and rhythm.

2017.06 — Drs. McAuley and Phillips received a new grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with Dr. Lisa Margulis at the University of Arkansas to investigate the role of narrative in music perception. We're excited to work on this new project in the TAP Lab!

2016

2016.12 — Congratulations to Dr. Ellie Kim Fromboluti on the successful defense of her dissertation, Thursday, December 1, 2016!

2016.10 — Graduate students Elisa Fromboluti and Lauren Amick presented at Auditory Perception Cognition and Action (APCAM) in Boston, Massachusetts.

2016.10 — A new article by Dr. McAuley and colleagues entitled "Cerebellar Response to Familiar and Novel Stimuli" has been accepted and is currently in press at Behavioral Neuroscience.

2016.10 — TAP Lab alumna Dr. Molly Henry will be presenting a talk entitled "Neural and environmental rhythms: Perception is shaped by synchronization of neural oscillations with environmental rhythms" this Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the cognitive science forum in Psychology building room 230.

2016.10 — Dr. McAuley presented a talk on Friday, September 30, at the RAIND seminar, brown bag series.

2015

2015.11 — TAP and Long labs have received a $10k S3 grant from MSU for their collaboration on an interactive web-based platform for promoting public engagement in the scientific process!

2015.11 — Graduate student Elizabeth Wieland is presenting "Rhythm perception and functional connectivity differences in children who stutter" at the American Speech Language Hearing Association meeting being held in Denver, Colorado, November 12–14, 2015.

2015.11 — Dr. Devin McAuley was featured in The Next Web News for his interview with WNYC’s RadioLab explaining an auditory-visual rhythm illusion.

2015.11 — Drs. McAuley and Phillips travelled to New York University to participate in a global initiative on neuroaesthetics in poetry, music, and visual arts that was held October 29th - 30th, 2015.

2015.10 — Graduate student Elisa Kim Fromboluti’s rhythm experiment, which investigated how perceptual biases influence how we experience rhythmic sequences, was an Art Prize entry, collecting data from Art Prize visitors, who are be able to view their own data online.

2014

2014.11 — TAP lab graduate student Katherine Jones presented at the 2014 (November 20th) Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting in Long Beach, California.

2014.09 — The new transcranial magnetic stimulation equipment for our shared cognitive neuroimaging facility arrived!

2014.05 — Dr. Devin McAuley chaired the "Musical Rhythm and Language Development" Symposium at the Neurosciences and Music V Conference held on May 29-June 1, 2014 in Dijon, France. In addition, he gave a talk entitled "Rhythm processing in development stuttering."

2013

2013.11 — Dr. Devin McAuley along with TAP lab members Elisa Kim Fromboluti, Katherine Jones, Courtney Cox and Prashanth Rajarajan presented at the Society for Neuroscience Conference in San Diego on Nov 9-13, 2013.

2013.10 — Elisa Kim Fromboluti and Katherine Jones were featured in the local news (City Pulse) for their crowdfunding campaign.

2013.09 — Congratulations to Trisha Zdziarska and Elizabeth Wieland for winning the two grand prize student awards at Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) Conference!

2013.06 — Six members of the TAP Lab presented research at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) Conference on August 8–11, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario.

2013.05 — Karli Nave, Jonathan Walters, and Trisha Zdziarska received Dean's Assistantships for the 2013–2014 Academic Year. Congratulations!

2012

2012.11 — Dr. McAuley participated in the National Academies Keck Future Initiatives meeting on "The Informed Brain in a Digital World." November 14–17, 2012.

2012.07 — Chris Heffner, Dr. Dilley, and Dr. McAuley presented at the Perspectives on Rhythm and Timing Workshop at the University of Glasgow, UK, July 19–21, 2012.

2012.07 — Ellie Kim and Dr. McAuley presented at the Perspectives on Rhythm and Timing Workshop at the University of Glasgow, UK, July 19–21, 2012.

2012.07 — Dr. Tuuli Morrill and Karli Nave presented posters at the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, July 23–28, in Thessaloniki, Greece.

2012.07 — Dr. Dilley gave a talk in Stuttgart, Germany, at the 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, July 27–29, 2012.