Refereed Publications: Full Journal Papers

Thaut MH, Fischer CE, Leggieri M, Vuong V, Churchill N, Fornazzari L, Schweizer T. 2020. Neural basis of long-term musical memory in cognitively impaired older persons. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders. In Press.

Shanoff C, Kang KR, Guptill C, Thaut MH. 2019. Playing related injuries and posture among saxophonists. Medical Problem of Performing Artists, doi:10.21091/mppa.2019.4032

Koshimori Y, Thaut MH. 2019. New perspectives on music in rehabilitation of executive and attention function. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: org/10.3389/fnins.2019.01245.

Sharma V, Thaut MH, Russo FA, Alain C. 2019. Absolute pitch and musical experience modulate neuro-electric and behavioral responses in an auditory Stroop paradigm. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: 10.338/fnins2019/00932. 

Davalos DB, Luxton I, Thaut MH, Cross JE. 2019. Sharp: The cognitive effects of a pilot community music program for people with dementia-related disorders. Alzheimers’ & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions. In Press.

Buard I, Dewispelaere WD, Teale P, Rojas DC, Kronberg E, Thaut MH, Kluger BM. 2019. Auditory entrainment of motor responses in older adults with and without Parkinson’s disease: an MEG study. Neuroscience Letters.

Santoni C, de Boer G, Thaut MH, Bressmann T. 2019. Influence of voice focus adjustments on oral-nasal balance in speech and song. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. doi: 10.1159/000501908.

Leggieri M, Thaut MH, Fornazzari L, Schweizer TA, Barfett J, Munoz DG, Fischer CE. 2019. Music intervention approaches for Alzheimer’s Disease: A review of the literature. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi:10.3389/fnins.2019.00132.

Kang KR, Thaut MH. 2019. Musical neglect training for chronic persistent unilateral visual neglect post-stroke. Frontiers in Neurology. doi:10.3389/fneur.2019.00474.

Braun Janzen T, Haase M, Thaut MH. 2019. Rhythmic Priming across Effector Systems: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Parkinson’s Disease Patients. Human Movement Science, 64, 355-365.

Koshimori Y, Strafella A, Valli M, Sharma V, Cho S, Houle S, Thaut MH. 2019. Motor synchronization to rhythmic auditory stimulation (RAS) attenuates dopaminergic responses in ventral striatum in young healthy adults: a [11C]-(+)-PHNO PET study. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnins 2019.00106.

Schaffert N, Braun Janzen T, Mattes K, Thaut MH. 2019. A review of the relationship between sound and movement in sports and rehabilitation. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00244.

Buard I, Dewispelaere W, Thaut MH, Kluger B. 2019. Neurophysiological evidence for altered cortical activity and connectivity with Neurologic Music Therapy in Parkinson’s disease. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: 103389/fnins.2019.00105.

Braunlich K, Seger CA, Jentink KG, Buard I, Kluger BM, Thaut MH. 2018. Rhythmic auditory cues shape neural network recruitment in Parkinson’s disease during repetitive motor behavior. European Journal of Neuroscience. doi: 10.1111/EJN.14227.

Santoni C, de Boer G, Thaut MH, Bressmann T. 2018. Influence of altered auditory feedback on oral-nasal balance in song. Journal of Voice. doi: 10.1016/jvoice2018.06.01.

Koshimori Y, Thaut MH. 2018. Future perspectives on neural mechanisms underlying rhythm and music based neurorehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease. Ageing Research Reviews, 47, 133-139. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2018. 07.001.

Knott D, Thaut MH. 2018. Musical mnemonics enhance verbal memory in typically developing children. Frontiers in Educational Psychology. doi:10.3389/feduc.2018.00031.

Braun Janzen T, Thaut MH. 2018. Rethinking the role of music in the neurodevelopment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Music & Science 1:1-8. doi: 10.1177/20592043/8769639.

Cioffi I, Sobhani M, Tenenbaum HC, Howard A, Freeman BV, Thaut MH. 2018. Modulation of Jaw Muscle Motor Response and Wake-time Parafunctional Tooth Clenching with Music. Journal of Oral Facial Pain & Headache. doi: 10.11607/ofph.1960.

Thaut MH, Rice RR, Braun Janzen T, Hurt Thaut CP, McIntosh GC. 2018. Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation for Reduction of Falls in Parkinson’s Disease: A Randomized Controlled Study.  Clinical Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1177/0269215518788615.

Crasta JE, Thaut MH, Anderson CW, Davies PL, Gavin WJ. 2018. Auditory Priming Improves Neural Synchronization in Auditory-Motor Entrainment. Neuropsychologia, 117, 102-112. doi: 10.1016/jneuropsychologia.2018.05.017.

Refereed Publications: Abstracts

Santoni C, Thaut MH, Bressmann T. 2020. Influence of voice focus adjustments on hypernasal speakers’ oral-nasal balance in speech and singing. Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal, In Press.

Imbriglio TV, Moayedi M, Freeman BV, Tenembaum C, Thaut MH, Cioppi I. 2020. Music modulates muscle activity and bruxism in chronic musicular temporomandibular Disorders. Journal of Dental Research, In Press.

Sharma V, Thaut MH, Russo F, Alain C. 2019. Musical expertise modulates cognitive control mechanisms in resolution of conflicting auditory information. Proc Soc Neurosci, 724.10

Koshimori Y, Strafella AP, Valli M, Sharma V, Rusjan P, Houle S, Thaut MH. 2019. Resting state auditory mesolimbic functional connectivity and dopaminergic responses during rhythmic auditory motor entrainment: a [11C]-(+)-PHNO PET and fMRI study. Proc Soc Neurosci, 496.11

Santoni C, Bressmann T, de Boer G., Thaut MH 2019. Influence of voice focus on adjustments on oral- nasal balance in speech and singing. Applied Sciences, In Press.

Plewa K, Silverman M, Orlandi S, Chau T, Thaut MH. 2018. Designing a wearable MMG-based mobile app for gait rehabilitation. IEE-LSC. doi: 10.1109/LSC.2017.8268187.

Haase M, Janzen TB, Thaut MH. 2018. Evidence of auditory entrainment across effector systems: A randomized controlled study with Parkinson’s disease patients. Movement Disorders, 33,S 31-32.

Leggieri M, Fornazzari L, Thaut MH, Munoz DG, Barfett J, Fischer C, Schweizer, T A. 2018. Determining the Impact of Passive Music Exposure on Brain Activation and Functional Connectivity Using fMRI in Patients with Early Alzheimer’s Disease. Canadian Geriatric Journal 21 (1)101. doi: 10.5770/cgj.21.321.

Leggieri M, Fornazzari L, Thaut M, Barfett J, Munoz DG, Schweizer T A, Fischer C. 2018. Determining the Impact of Passive Music Exposure on Brain Activation and Functional Connectivity Using fMRI in Patients with Early Alzheimer’s Disease. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 26(3), S135. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2018.01.164.

Leggieri M, Fischer CF, Churchill NW, Fornazzari L, Bartlett J, Munoz DG, Vuong V, Thaut MH, Schweizer TA. 2018. Repeated exposure to familiar music alters functional connectivity in Alzheimer;s Disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 14, 463.

Thaut MH, Schweizer T, Leggieri M, Churchill N, Fornazzari L, Fischer C. 2018. Neural Basis For Potential Preservation of Musical Memory and Effects on Functional Intra Network Connectivity in Early Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Dysfunction. Proceedings of the Society for Neuroscience, 741.12. (Selected as Neuroscience 2018 Media Hot Topic)

Koshiori Y, Strafella A, Valli M, Sharma V, Houle S, Thaut MH. 2018. Motor Synchronization to Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation (RAS) Attenuates Dopamine Response in the Ventral Striatum in Young Healthy Adults. Proceedings of the Society for Neuroscience, 670.22

Henechowicz T, Chen J, Cohen LG, Thaut MH. 2018. Prevalence of BDNF Polymorphism in Musicians: Evidence for Compensatory Motor Learning Strategies in Music? Proceedings of the Society for Neuroscience, 402.14

Braunlich K, Kluger BM, Thaut MH, Seger AC. 2017. Rhythmic auditory cues shape neural network plasticity underlying motor control in Parkinson’s disease. European Journal of Neuroscience, 45A.255

Sobhani M, Howard A, Freeman BV, Thaut MH, Cioffic, I. 2017. Effects of music on the activity of masticatory muscles. Journal of Dental Research, 96 A. 314.

Davies PL, Crasta JE, Thaut MH, Gavin WJ. 2016. Auditory priming improves neural synchronization in auditory motor entrainment. Psychophysiology, 53, S26.


Thaut MH, Hodges DA (Eds). 2019. The Oxford Handbook of Brain Research in Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hallam S, Cross I, Thaut MH. (Eds.) 2016. (2012) The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press (first edition 2009).

Chapters in Books, Review Articles, Special Editions

Thaut MH, Koshimori Y. 2019. Neurorehabilitation for Aging through Neurologic Music Therapy. In Cuddy L, Bellevile S, Moussard A. (Eds). Music, aging and the brain. New York Elsevier. In Press.

Thaut MH, Braun Janzen T. 2019. Neurologic music therapy in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In RD Rieske (Ed), Handbook of interdisciplinary treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder. New York: Springer, pp 375-395.

Thaut MH, Hodges DA. 2019. New Horizons for future research. In MH Thaut, DA Hodges (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of brain research in music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 805-812.

Thaut MH, Braun Janzen T. 2019. Cerebral organization of music processing. In MH Thaut, DA Hodges (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of brain research in music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 89-121.

Hodges DA, Thaut MH. 2019. The neuroscientific study of music: A new discipline. In MH Thaut, DA Hodges (Eds.). The Oxford handbook  of brain research in music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 3-18.

Koshimori Y. (2018). Neurochemical responses to music. In DA. Hodges & MH. Thaut (Eds.), Music and the Brain. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Thaut MH & Hoemberg V. 2017. Neurologic music therapy in cognitive rehabilitation. In BA Wilson, C van Heugten, J Winegardner, T Ownsworth (Eds.). International handbook of neuropsychological rehabilitation. New York: Routledge, pp 414-425.