Sunday, 15 December 2013

13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC) and 5th Conference of Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (APSCOM)

Call for Papers:

Joint Conference

13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC)

5th Conference of Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of
Music (APSCOM)

August 4-8, 2014, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Deadline for abstract submission: January 15, 2014

Details for submissions can be accessed at the conference website:

The Joint Conference ICMPC-APSCOM is an interdisciplinary conference devoted to

the dissemination of new unpublished research relating to the field of
music perception

and cognition. The conference will bring together leading researchers
from different

areas of the cognitive sciences of music. Papers are welcome from a
broad range of

disciplines, such as psychology, cognitive science, psychophysics, philosophy,

aesthetics, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, psychoacoustics, linguistics,

performance studies, music theory and composition, anthropology, music
therapy and

medicine, education and other related fields of inquiry.

Submissions are invited for: spoken papers, poster presentations, symposia, and

workshops. Authors are kindly requested to submit their abstract by
filling in the

appropriate online form to be available at:

The conference language is English and spoken papers, posters,
conference proceedings,

and publications will be in English. All submissions will be reviewed
anonymously by

the members of the Scientific Advisory Board (the membership of which will be

announced in due course). Abstracts will be published in the
conference proceedings.

Conference chair

Moo Kyoung Song (Yonsei University, Korea)

Program committee:

Robert Gjerdingen (Northwestern University, USA)

Petr Janata (University of California, Davis, USA)

Youn Kim (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Reinhard Kopiez (Hannover Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, Germany)

Ian Quinn (Yale University, USA)

John Rink (University of Cambridge, UK)

Catherine Stevens (University of Western Sydney, Australia)

Barbara Tillmann (Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France)

Suk Won Yi (Seoul National University, Korea), Coordinator

Keynote speakers:

Eric Clarke (University of Oxford, UK)

David Huron (Ohio State University, USA)

Sukjae Lee (Seoul National University, Korea)

Suggested topic areas include:

Music theory

Acoustics and psychoacoustics

Musical timbre

Pitch, absolute pitch, and melody

Harmony and tonality

Rhythm, meter, and timing

Aesthetic perception and response

Music and movement

Music and emotions

Cognitive modeling of music

Music and neuroscience

Composition and improvisation

Cross-cultural studies of music

Memory, attention, imagery, and expectation

Music performance


Musical development and education

Music therapy

Music, health, and well-being

Musical communication

Music and evolution

Social psychology of music

Music, language, and meaning

Popular music

Important Dates

January 15, 2014 – Abstract submission due

March 24, 2014 – Notification of acceptance

May 1, 2014 – Early registration ends

May 19, 2014 – Full paper/ Final version of abstract due ,

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