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May 31:
Nguyen, T., Kungl, M. T., Hoehl, S., White, L. O., & Vrtička, P. (2023). Visualizing the invisible tie: Linking parent–child neural synchrony to parents’ and children’s attachment representationsDevelopmental Science, e13504.
Presented by Clara Piazzetta

April 12:
Vyshedskiy, A. (2019). Neuroscience of imagination and implications for human evolutionCurr Neurobiol, 10(2): 89-109.
Presented by Maercio Maia

March 15:
Andrade, P. E., Müllensiefen, D., Andrade, O. V., Dunstan, J., Zuk, J., & Gaab, N. (2024).
Sequence processing in music predicts reading skills in young readers: A longitudinal study. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 57(1), 43-60.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira


November 17:
Luber, B., & Lisanby, S. H. (2014). Enhancement of human cognitive performance using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)Neuroimage85, 961-970.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

November 10:
Savage, P. E., Loui, P., Tarr, B., Schachner, A., Glowacki, L., Mithen, S., & Fitch, W. T. (2021). Music as a coevolved system for social bondingBehavioral and Brain Sciences44, e59.
Presented by Juan Carlos Horta Paz

October 6, 2023:
Araújo, L. S., Wasley, D., Redding, E., Atkins, L., Perkins, R., Ginsborg, J., & Williamon, A. (2020). Fit to perform: a profile of higher education music students’ physical fitnessFrontiers in psychology11, 298.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

Septembre 15, 2023:
Bruder, C., Poeppel, D., Larrouy-Maestri, P. Perceptual (but not acoustic) features predict singing voice preferences. Preprint.
Presented by Mariana Moga de Moura e Silva

July 7, 2023:
Matthews, T. E., Witek, M. A., Lund, T., Vuust, P., & Penhune, V. B. (2020). The sensation of groove engages motor and reward networksNeuroImage214, 116768.
Presented by Maércio Maia

June 16, 2023:
Habibi, A., Ilari, B., Crimi, K., Metke, M., Kaplan, J. T., Joshi, A. A., … & Damasio, H. (2014). An equal start: absence of group differences in cognitive, social, and neural measures prior to music or sports training in children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 690.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

May 12, 2023:
Liu, Z., Yang, L., Long, S., Wang, J., Si, Y., Huang, L., … & Yao, D. (2022). The rewarding compensatory mechanism of music enhances the sense of fairness. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 16.
Presented by Amanda Brito

April 14, 2023:
Ilari, B. S., & Cho, E. (2023). Musical participation and positive youth development in middle schoolFrontiers in Psychology, 7787.
Presented by Ettore Carlo

March 24, 2023:
Miyagawa, S., Arévalo, A., & Nóbrega, V. A. (2022). On the representation of hierarchical structure: Revisiting Darwin’s musical protolanguageFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 768.

Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira


November 11, 2022:
Lad, M., Billig, A. J., Kumar, S., & Griffiths, T. D. (2022). A specific relationship between musical sophistication and auditory working memory  Scientific reports, 12(1), 1-10.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

November 4, 2022:
O’Callaghan, C., Hubik, D. J., Dwyer, J., Williams, M., & Ross, M. (2020). Experience of music used with psychedelic therapy: A rapid review and implications. Journal of Music Therapy, 57(3), 282-314.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

October 7, 2022:
Reinoso-Carvalho, F., Gunn, L., Molina, G., Narumi, T., Spence, C., Suzuki, Y., … & Wagemans, J. (2020). A sprinkle of emotions vs a pinch of crossmodality: Towards globally meaningful sonic seasoning strategies for enhanced multisensory tasting experiences. Journal of Business Research, 117, 389-399.
Presented by Daniel Bertuzzi

August 12, 2022
Hoefle, S., Engel, A., Basilio, R., Alluri, V., Toiviainen, P., Cagy, M., & Moll, J. (2018). Identifying musical pieces from fMRI data using encoding and decoding modelsScientific reports8(1), 1-13.
Presented by Ivan E. Simurra

July 1, 2022
Athanasopoulos, G., Eerola, T., Lahdelma, I., & Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, M. (2021). Harmonic organisation conveys both universal and culture-specific cues for emotional expression in musicPloS one16(1), e0244964.
Responsável pela sessão: Juan Carlos Horta Paz

June 10, 2022
Vincenzi, M., Correia, A. I., Vanzella, P., Pinheiro, A. P., Lima, C., & Schellenberg, E. G. (2022). Associations Between Music Training and Cognitive Abilities: The Special Case of Professional Musicians. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

April 8, 2022
Bertissolo, G. (2021). Forças musicais: composição, cognição e cultura compondo entendimentos. In: Germano &  Rinaldi (Org.). Música, Mente e Cognição – A Pesquisa em Cognição Musical no Brasil. Curitiba: ABCM. p. 73-110.
Presented by Ivan E. Simurra

March 11, 2022
Braun Janzen, T., Koshimori, Y., Richard, N. M., & Thaut, M. H. (2022). Rhythm and music-based interventions in motor rehabilitation: current evidence and future perspectivesFrontiers in human neuroscience, 843.
Presented by Thenille Braun Janzen


November 5, 2021
de Lima, L. D. (2017). Rhythm perception and music cognition: a brief surveyRevista Vórtex5(3).
Presented by Daniel Bertuzzi

August 20, 2021
Greenberg, D. M., Decety, J., & Gordon, I. (2021). The social neuroscience of music: Understanding the social brain through human songAmerican Psychologist.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin

August 6, 2021
Kokal, I., Engel, A., Kirschner, S., & Keysers, C. (2011). Synchronized drumming enhances activity in the caudate and facilitates prosocial commitment-if the rhythm comes easilyPloS one6(11), e27272.

Presented by Thenille Braun Janzen

July 9, 2021
Ribeiro, F. S., Santos, F. H., Albuquerque, P. B., & Oliveira-Silva, P. (2019). Emotional induction through music: Measuring cardiac and electrodermal responses of emotional states and their persistenceFrontiers in psychology10, 451.

Presented by Daniel Bertuzzi

April 30, 2021
Albertazzi, L., Canal, L., Micciolo, R., & Hachen, I. (2020). Cross-modal perceptual organization in works of arti-Perception11(4), 2041669520950750.

Presented by Daniel Bertuzzi

April 16, 2021
Scherer, K. R., Sundberg, J., Tamarit, L., & Salomão, G. L. (2015). Comparing the acoustic expression of emotion in the speaking and the singing voiceComputer Speech & Language29(1), 218-235.

Presented by Mariana Moga

February 26, 2021
Herrera, L., Soares-Quadros Jr, J. F., & Lorenzo, O. (2018). Music preferences and personality in BraziliansFrontiers in psychology9, 1488.

Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira


June 15, 2020
Cortical activity in fine-motor tasks in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A preliminary fNIRS study

Caçola P, Getchell N, Srinivasan D, Alexandrakis G, & Liu H (2018)
Presented by Thenille Braun Janzen

May 25, 2020:
Is atypical rhythm a risk factor for developmental speech and language disorders?

Ladányi E, Persici V, Fiveash A, Tillmann B, Gordon R (2020)
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira

April 20, 2020
Covert singing in anticipatory imagery

Pruitt T, Pfordresher P, Halpern AR (2018)
Presented by Mariana Moga de Moura e Silva

March 30, 2020
Fractionation of pitch intervals: An axiomatic study testing monotonicity, commutativity, and multiplicativity in musicians and non-musicians
Kattner F, Ellermeier W (2014)
Presented by Pedro de Alcântara Senra de Oliveira Neto (online)


October 21, 2019
Music-color associations are mediated by emotion
Palmer SE, Schlossa KB, Xua Z, Prado-León LR (2013)
Presented by Daniel Quintela Bertuzzi

September 30, 2019
Empathic perspective taking promotes interpersonal coordination through music
Novembre G, Mitsopoulos Z, Keller PE (2019)
Presented by Thenille Braun Janzen

July 29, 2019
Musical groove modulates motor cortex excitability: A TMS investigation
Stupacher J,  Hove MJ, Novembre G , Schütz-Bosbach S, Keller, PE (2013)

Presented by Mateus Nogueira

June 24, 2019
Pupillary dilation response reflects surprising moments in music
Liao HI, Makoto Y, Kashino M, Furukawa S

Presented by Ivan Simurra

April 29, 2019
Goldsmiths Musical Sophistication Index (Gold-MSI): Portuguese version and associations with socio-demographic factors, personality and music preferences
Lima CF, Correia AI, Müllensiefen D, Castro SL

Presented by Guilherme Delmolin Alves de Oliveira

March 25, 2019
Evidence for enhanced interoceptive accuracy in professional musicians
Schirmer-Mokwa KL, Fard PR, Zamorano AM, Finkel S, Birbaumer N, Kleber BA
Presented by Mariana Moga de Moura e Silva


December 7, 2018
Virtala, P., Huotilainen, M., Partanen, E., & Tervaniemi, M. (2014). Musicianship facilitates the processing of Western music chords—An ERP and behavioral studyNeuropsychologia61, 247-258.
Presented by Pedro de Alcântara Senra de Oliveira Neto

October 22, 2018
Good, A., Gordon, K. A., Papsin, B. C., Nespoli, G., Hopyan, T., Peretz, I., & Russo, F. A. (2017). Benefits of music training for perception of emotional speech prosody in deaf children with cochlear implantsEar and Hearing38(4), 455.
Presented by Luisiana Passarini

July 30, 2018
Lee, I. E., Latchoumane, C. F. V., & Jeong, J. (2017). Arousal rules: An empirical investigation into the aesthetic experience of cross-modal perception with emotional visual musicFrontiers in psychology8, 440.

Presented by Bruna de Oliveira

June 18, 2018:
He, W. J., Wong, W. C., & Hui, A. N. N. (2017). Emotional reactions mediate the effect of music listening on creative thinking: perspective of the arousal-and-mood hypothesisFrontiers in psychology8, 1680.

Presented by Giulia Ventorim

April 24, 2018:
Ford, J. H., Rubin, D. C., & Giovanello, K. S. (2016). The effects of song familiarity and age on phenomenological characteristics and neural recruitment during autobiographical memory retrievalPsychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain26(3), 199.

Presented by José Davison da Silva Jr.

March 26, 2018:
McPherson, M. J., Barrett, F. S., Lopez-Gonzalez, M., Jiradejvong, P., & Limb, C. J. (2016). Emotional intent modulates the neural substrates of creativity: An fMRI study of emotionally targeted improvisation in jazz musicians. Scientific reports6(1), 1-14.

Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira


November 06, 2017:
Zhao, T. C., & Kuhl, P. K. (2016). Musical intervention enhances infants’ neural processing of temporal structure in music and speechProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences113(19), 5212-5217.
Presented by Luisiana França Passarini

October 16, 2017:
Chen, C. L., & Tsai, C. G. (2015). The influence of background music on the visitor museum experience: A case study of the Laiho Memorial Museum, TaiwanVisitor Studies18(2), 183-195.
Presented by Bruna de Oliveira

July 10, 2017:
Schlemmer, K. B., Kulke, F., Kuchinke, L., & Van Der Meer, E. (2005). Absolute pitch and pupillary response: Effects of timbre and key colorPsychophysiology42(4), 465-472.
Presented by Priscila Acamine

June 5, 2017:
Van Den Bosch, I., Salimpoor, V. N., & Zatorre, R. J. (2013). Familiarity mediates the relationship between emotional arousal and pleasure during music listeningFrontiers in human neuroscience7, 534.
Presented by Giulia Ventorim

April 10, 2017:
Egermann, H., Pearce, M. T., Wiggins, G. A., & McAdams, S. (2013). Probabilistic models of expectation violation predict psychophysiological emotional responses to live concert music. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience13(3), 533-553.
Presented by Gustavo Almeida

March 20, 2017:
Raschle, N. M., Stering, P. L., Meissner, S. N., & Gaab, N. (2014). Altered neuronal response during rapid auditory processing and its relation to phonological processing in prereading children at familial risk for dyslexiaCerebral Cortex24(9), 2489-2501.
Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira


November 21, 2016:
Keller, P. E., Novembre, G., & Hove, M. J. (2014). Rhythm in joint action: psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms for real-time interpersonal coordinationPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences369(1658), 20130394. [Part II]
Presented by Camila Silveira Agostino

October 17, 2016:
Keller, P. E., Novembre, G., & Hove, M. J. (2014). Rhythm in joint action: psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms for real-time interpersonal coordinationPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences369(1658), 20130394. [Part I]
Presented by Camila Silveira Agostino

August 15, 2016:
Moghimi, S., Kushki, A., Guerguerian, A. M., & Chau, T. (2012). Characterizing emotional response to music in the prefrontal cortex using near-infrared spectroscopyNeuroscience Letters525(1), 7-11.
Presented by Candida Ferreira

July 25, 2016:
Ono, K., Nakamura, A., & Maess, B. (2015). Keeping an eye on the conductor: neural correlates of visuo-motor synchronization and musical experienceFrontiers in human neuroscience9, 154.

Presented by Roberto Ondei

June 20, 2016:
Elmer, S., Rogenmoser, L., Kühnis, J., & Jäncke, L. (2015). Bridging the gap between perceptual and cognitive perspectives on absolute pitchJournal of Neuroscience35(1), 366-371.
Presented by Edgard Pereira Neves

April 18, 2016:
Droit-Volet, S., Ramos, D., Bueno, J. L., & Bigand, E. (2013). Music, emotion, and time perception: the influence of subjective emotional valence and arousal?Frontiers in Psychology4, 417.
Droit-Volet S, Ramos D, Bueno JLO, Bigand E

Presented by Giuliana Martinatti Giorjiani

March 14, 2016:
Zuk, J., Andrade, P. E., Andrade, O. V., Gardiner, M., & Gaab, N. (2013). Musical, language, and reading abilities in early Portuguese readersFrontiers in Psychology4, 288.

Presented by Guilherme Alves Delmolin de Oliveira