Between August 4-7, WiMT/GTCMT members (from left to right), Rhythm, Noel, John, Robert, Rosa, and Sophia, presented their work at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) 2022 Conference in Portland, OR!
Sophia Mehdizandeh (left) presented her work on “Using Music to Modulate Human Emotional Memory”, while Rosa Westfall (right) gave a talk on “Dynamic Range Compression, Loudness, and the Perception of Mix Quality in Popular Music”.
Replicating a seminal psychophysiology work from more than 50 years ago, Noel Alben (left) presented his work “Pupil Dilation as a Function of Pitch Discrimination Difficulty: A Replication of Kahneman and Beatty, 1967”, while Jiaying Li presented her poster on “Four Chords Go a Long Way: Measuring Chord Progression Similarity in Chinese Popular Music”
In another session, Rhythm Jain gave a talk on “A Cross-Cultural Examination of Raga Perception: Examining the link between Time of Day and Enculturation”.
John McNamara also gave a talk on his work “Going with the Flow: Can Sound Design Keep Players Immersed in Video Games?”.