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The Origins of Music Music and Manipulation

Brown S. (Submitted). A joint prosodic origin of language and music.

Chow, I., and Brown S. (Submitted). A musical analysis of speech melody.

Chauvigné, L. A. S., and Brown S. (Submitted). Role-specific brain activations in leaders and followers during joint action.

Chauvigné, L. A. S., Belyk, M., and Brown S. (Submitted). Taking two to tango: fMRI analysis of improvised joint action with physical contact.

Berry, M. and Brown, S. (In press). A classification scheme for literary characters. Psychological Thought.

Ellis, B. K., Hwang, H., Savage, P. E., Pan, B.-Y., Cohen, A., and Brown S. (In press). Identifying style-types in a sample of musical improvisations using dimensional reduction and cluster analysis. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts.

Brown, S. (2017). Proto-acting as a new concept: Personal mimicry and the origins of role playing. Humanities 6:43.

Belyk, M., Brown S., and Kotz, S. (2017). Demonstration and validation of kernel density estimation (KDE) for spatial meta-analyses of neuroimaging data. Data in Brief. 13: 346-352.

Brown, S., Pfordresher, P. Q. and Chow, I. (2017). A musical model of speech rhythm. Psychomusicology 27: 95-112.

Chauvigné, L. A. S., Belyk, M., and Brown S. (2017). Following during physically-coupled joint action engages motion area MT+/V5. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience 16: 307-318.

Belyk, M. and Brown S. (2017). The origins of the vocal brain in humans. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 77: 177-193.

Belyk, M., Brown S., Lam, J., and Kotz, S. (2017). Convergence of semantics and emotional expression in the IFG pars orbitalis. Neuroimage 156: 240-248.

Pfordresher, P. Q. and Brown S. (2017). Vocal mistuning reveals the nature of musical scales. Journal of Cognitive Psychology 29: 35-52.

Belyk, M., Kraft, S. J., and Brown S. (2017). Stuttering as a trait or a state revisited: Motor system involvement in persistent developmental stuttering. European Journal of Neuroscience.45: 622-624.

Belyk, M., Pfordresher, P. Q., Liotti, M. and Brown S. (2016). The neural basis of vocal pitch imitation in humans. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 28: 621-635.

Belyk, M. and Brown S. (2016). Pitch underlies activation of the vocal system during affective vocalization. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 11: 1078-1088.

Savage, P. E., Matsumae, H., Oota, H., Stoneking, M., Currie, T., Tajima, A., Gillan, M. and Brown. S. (2015). How 'circumpolar' is Ainu music? A musical and genetic perspective on the history of the Japanese archipelago. Ethnomusicology Forum 24: 443–467.

Savage, P. E., Brown, S., Sakai, E., and Currie, T. E. (2015). Statistical universals reveal the structures and functions of human music. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 8987-8992.

Yuan, Y. and Brown S. (2015). Drawing and writing: An ALE meta-analysis of sensorimotor activations. Brain and Cognition 98: 15-26.

Belyk, M., Kraft, S. J. and Brown, S. (2015). Stuttering as a trait or state: An ALE meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies. European Journal of Neuroscience 41: 275-284.

Chow, I., Belyk, M., Tran, V. and Brown, S. (2015). Syllable synchronization and the P-center in Cantonese. Journal of Phonetics 49: 55-66.

Belyk, M., Kraft, S. J., and Brown, S. (2015). PlexinA polymorphisms mediate the developmental trajectory of human corpus callosum microstructure. Journal of Human Genetics 60: 147-150.

Yuan, Y. and Brown S. (2014). The neural basis of mark making: A functional MRI study of drawing. PLoS ONE 9: e108628.

Chauvigné, L., Gitau, K. and Brown S. (2014). The neural basis of audiomotor entrainment: An ALE meta-analysis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8: 776.

Belyk, M., and Brown, S. (2014). Somatotopy of the extrinsic laryngeal muscles in the human sensorimotor cortex. Behavioural Brain Research 270: 364-371.

Savage, P. E. and Brown, S. (2014). Pour une nouvelle musicologie comparée: Cinq champs de recherche, cinq débats essentiels [Toward a new comparative musicology: Five key areas and debates]. Anthropologie et Sociétés 38: 193-216.

Pfordresher, P., Mantell, J. T., Brown, S., Zivadinov, R., and Cox, J. L. (2014). Brain responses to altered auditory feedback during musical keyboard production: An fMRI study. Brain Research 1556: 28-37.

Belyk, M. and Brown, S. (2014). The acoustic correlates of valence depend on emotion family. Journal of Voice 28: 523.e9-523.e18.

Savage, P. E. and Brown, S. (2014). Mapping music: Cluster analysis of song-type frequencies within and between cultures. Ethnomusicology 58: 133-155. Supplementary information.

Brown, S., Savage, P. E., Ko, A. M.-S., Stoneking, M., Ko, Y.-C., Loo, J.-H. and Trejaut, J. A. (2014). Correlations in the population structure of music, genes, and language. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281: 20132072.
Supplementary information and Raw song codings

Belyk, M. and Brown, S. (2014). Speech prosody perception: An ALE meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 9: 1395-1403.

Savage, P. E. and Brown, S. (2013). Toward a new comparative musicology. Analytical Approaches to World Music 2: 148-197.
A single-spaced version of the article can be found here.

Bourke, P., Brown, S., Ngan, E., and Liotti, M. L. (2013). Functional brain organization of preparatory attentional control in visual search. Brain Research 1530: 32-43.

Brown, S. and Jordania, J. (2013). Universals in the world's musics. Psychology of Music 41: 229-248.

Brown, S. (2013). Religious ritual and the loss of self. Religion, Brain and Behavior 3: 58-60.

Savage, P. E., Merritt, E., Rzeszutek, T. and Brown, S. (2012). CantoCore: A new cross-cultural song classification scheme. Analytical Approaches to World Music 2: 87-137.
A single-spaced version of the article can be found here.

Rzeszutek, T., Savage, P. E. and Brown, S. (2011). The structure of cross-cultural musical diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279: 1606-1612. Supplementary information.

Brown, S., Gao, X., Tisdelle, L., Eickhoff, S. B. and Liotti, M. (2011). Naturalizing aesthetics: Brain areas for aesthetic appraisal across sensory modalities. Neuroimage 58: 250-258.

Pfordresher, P. Q., Brown, S., Meier, K. M., Belyk, M. and Liotti, M. (2010). Imprecise singing is widespread. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128: 2182-2190.

Nagy, E., Liotti, M., Brown, S., Waiter, G., Bromiley, A., Trevarthen, C. and Bardos, G. (2010). The neural mechanisms of reciprocal communication. Brain Research 1353: 159-167.

Brown, S. and Weishaar, K. (2010). Speech is “heterometric”: The changing rhythms of speech. Speech Prosody 2010 100074: 1-4.

Chow, I., Brown, S., Poon, M., and Weishaar, K. (2010). A musical template for phrasal rhythm in spoken Cantonese. Speech Prosody 2010 100078: 1-4.

Takai, O., Brown, S. and Liotti, M. (2010). Representation of the speech effectors in the human motor cortex: Somatotopy or overlap? Brain and Language 113: 39-44.

Brown, S., Laird, A. R., Pfordresher, P. Q., Thelen, S. M., Turkeltaub, P. and Liotti, M. (2009). The somatotopy of speech: Phonation and articulation in the human motor cortex. Brain and Cognition 70: 31-41.

Pfordresher, P. Q. and Brown, S. (2009). Enhanced production and perception of musical pitch in tone language speakers. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics 71: 1385-1398.

Brown, S. (2009). Review of Patel's "Music, Language, and the Brain". Musicae Scientiae 13: 163-171.

Brown, S. and Dissanayake, E. (2009). The arts are more than aesthetics: Neuroaesthetics as narrow aesthetics. In M. Skov and O. Vartanian (Eds.) Neuroaesthetics (pp. 43-57). Amityville: Baywood.

Götell, E., Brown, S., and Ekman, S.-L. (2009). The influence of caregiver singing and background music on vocally expressed emotions and moods in dementia care: A qualitative analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies 46: 422-430.

Brown, S. and Parsons, L. M. (2008). The neuroscience of dance. Scientific American 299: 32-37.

Brown, S. (2008). Music of language or language of music? Review of Patel's "Music, Language, and the Brain". Trends in Cognitive Sciences 12: 246-247.

Brown, S., Ngan, E., and Liotti, M. (2008). A larynx area in the human motor cortex. Cerebral Cortex 18: 837-845.

Pfordresher, P. Q. and Brown, S. (2007). Poor-pitch singing in the absence of "tone deafness". Music Perception 25: 95-115.

Brown, S. (2007). Contagious heterophony: A new theory about the origins of music. Musicae Scientiae 11: 3-26. Download French version of the article.

Brown, S. and Martinez, M. J. (2007). Activation of premotor vocal areas during musical discrimination. Brain and Cognition 63: 59-69.

Brown, S., Martinez, M. J. and Parsons, L. M. (2006). The neural basis of human dance. Cerebral Cortex 16: 1157-1167.

Brown, S. (2006). The perpetual music track: The phenomenon of constant musical imagery. Journal of Consciousness Studies 13: 25-44.

Brown, S., Martinez, M. J. and Parsons, L. M. (2006). Music and language side by side in the brain. European Journal of Neuroscience 23: 2791-2803.

Brown, S. and Volgsten, U. (Eds.) (2006). Music and Manipulation: On the Social Uses and Social Control of Music. New York: Berghahn Books.

Brown, S. (2006). ”How does music work?”: Towards a pragmatics of musical communication. In S. Brown and U. Volgsten (Eds.) Music and Manipulation: On the Social Uses and Social Control of Music (pp. 1-27). New York: Berghahn Books.

Brown, S. and Theorell, T. (2006). The social uses of background music for personal enhancement. In S. Brown and U. Volgsten (Eds.) Music and Manipulation: On the Social Uses and Social Control of Music (pp. 126-160). New York: Berghahn Books.

Brown, S. and Volgsten, U. (2006). Is Mozart’s music good? In S. Brown and U. Volgsten (Eds.) Music and Manipulation: On the Social Uses and Social Control of Music (pp. 365-369). New York: Berghahn Books.

Brown, S. (2006). Bringing science to art. Review of Zaidel's Neuropsychology of Art: Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 10: 356-357.

Brown, S., Ingham, R. J., Ingham, J. C., Laird, A., and Fox, P.T. (2005). Stuttered and fluent speech production: An ALE meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Human Brain Mapping 25: 105-117.

Brown, S., Parsons, L. M., Martinez, M. J., Hodges, D. A., and Fox, P. T. (2004). The song system of the human brain. Cognitive Brain Research 20: 363-375.

Brown, S., Martinez, M. J. and Parsons, L. M. (2004). Passive music listening spontaneously engages limbic and paralimbic areas. NeuroReport 15: 2033-2037.

Brown, S. (2003). Biomusicology, and three biological paradoxes about music. Bulletin of Psychology and the Arts 4: 15-17.

Götell, E., Brown, S., and Ekman, S.-L. (2003). The influence of caregiver singing and background music on posture, movement and sensory awareness in dementia care. International Psychogeriatrics 15: 411-430.

Tandon, N., Narayana, S., Lancaster, J. L., Brown, S., Dodd, S., Vollmer, D. G., Ingham, R., Ingham, J., Liotti, M., and Fox, P. T. (2003). Role of the lateral premotor cortex in articulation. Clinical Neurosurgery 50: 341-349.

Götell, E., Brown, S., and Ekman, S.-L. (2002). Caregiver singing and background music in dementia care. Western Journal of Nursing Research 24: 195-216.

Brown, S. (2001). Are music and language homologues? In R. Zatorre and I. Peretz (Eds.) The Biological Foundations of Music (pp. 372-374). New York: New York Academy of Sciences.

Brown, S., Götell, E., and Ekman, S.-L. (2001). ‘Music-therapeutic caregiving’: The necessity for active music-making in clinical care. The Arts in Psychotherapy 28: 125-135.

Brown, S., Götell, E., and Ekman, S.-L. (2001). Singing as a therapeutic intervention in dementia care.Journal of Dementia Care 9: 33-37.

Wallin, N. L., Merker, B., and Brown, S. (Eds.) (2000). The Origins of Music. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [Released in paperback in September, 2001].

Brown, S. (2000). The “musilanguage” model of music evolution. In N. L. Wallin, B. Merker, and S. Brown (Eds.) The Origins of Music (pp. 271-300). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Brown, S., Merker, B., and Wallin, N. (2000). An introduction to evolutionary musicology. In N. L. Wallin, B. Merker, and S. Brown (Eds.) The Origins of Music (pp. 3-24). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Brown, S. (2000). Evolutionary models of music: From sexual selection to group selection. In F. Tonneau and N. S. Thompson (Eds.) Perspectives in Ethology. 13: Behavior, Evolution and Culture (pp. 231-281). New York: Plenum Publishers.

Götell, E., Brown, S., and Ekman, S.-L. (2000). Caregiver-assisted music events in psychogeriatric care: An ethnographic study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 7: 119-125.

Brown, S. and Volgsten, U. (2000). Controlling the music, controlling the listener. Music Forum 16: 23-25.