Refereed Publications: Full Journal Papers

Sharma V, Thaut MH, Russo FA, Alain C. 2021. Neural dynamics of inhibitory control in musicians with absolute pitch. Cerebral Cortex Communications, In Press

Henechowicz TL, Cohen L, Chen J, Thaut MH. 2021. The prevalence of the VAL66Met polymorphism in musicians: Possible evidence for compensatory neuroplasticity from a pilot study. PLOS ONE,

Mollica A, Thaut MH, Burke M. 2021. Proposing music-based interventions for the treatment of traumatic brain injury symptoms: Current evidence and future directions. Canadian Journal, of Psychiatry, In Press.

Thaut MH. 2021. Advances in the role of music in neurorehabilitation: Addressing critical gaps in clinical applications. NeuroRehabilitation, dor:10.3233/NRE-208010

DuBois G, DeLuzio JM, Thaut MH, Nixon SA. 2021. Evaluation of a group music intervention to support school-readiness skills in preschool children with hearing loss. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, In Press.

Chatterjee D, Hegde S, Thaut MH. 2021. Neural plasticity: The substratum of music based interventions in neurorehabilitation. NeuroRehabilitation, doi.20.3233/NRE-208011

Jones C, Richard N, Thaut MH. 2021. Investigating music-based cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with moderate to severe chronic acquired brain injury: A feasibility experiment. NeuroRehabilitation, doi.10.3233/NRE-208015

Samadani A, Kim S, Moon J, Kang KR, Chau T. 2021. Neurophysiological synchrony between children with severe physical disabilities and their parents during music therapy. Frontiers in Neuroscience,

Braun Janzen T, Schaffert N, Schlueter S, Ploigt R, Thaut MH. 2021. The effect of perceptual-motor continuity on the temporal control of continuous and  discontinuous movements. Human Movement Science, In Press.

Haire CM, Vuong V, Tremblay L, Patterson K, Chen J, Thaut MH. 2020. Effects of therapeutic instrumental music performance and motor imagery on cognitive functioning and affective responding in chronic post-stroke participants: A randomized controlled trial. NeuroRehabilitation. doi.10.3233/NRE-208014

DuBois G, DeLuzio JM, Thaut MH, Nixon SA. 2020. Parents’ perspectives regarding impacts of a group intervention fort their children with hearing loss.  Volta Review, In Press.

Nwebbe C, Faulkner G, Thaut MH, Bartel JL, Stukel T, Redelmeier D, Marzolini S, Chen J, Goodman J, Oh P, Trainor L, Wolpert J, Grahn J, Raval P, Alter D.  2020. Rhythmic auditory music stimulation increases task distraction during exercise among cardiac rehabilitation patients: A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, In Press.

Schaffert N, Braun Janzen T, Ploigt R, Schlueter S, Vuong V, Thaut MH. 2020. Development and evaluation of a novel music-based therapeutic device for upper extremity movement training: A pre-clinical single arm trial. PLOS ONE,

Imbriglio TV, Moayedi M, Freeman BV, Tenenbaum CH, Thaut MH, Cioffi I. 2020.Music modulates awake bruxism in chronic muscular temporomandibular disorders. Journal of Headache and Pain, doi:10.1111/head.13971.

Santoni C, de Boer G, Thaut MH, Bressmann T. 2020. Immediate effects of voice focus adjustments on hypernasal speakers’ nasalance scores. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology,

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. doi:10.1097/WAD.0000000000000382

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

Vuong V, Patterson KK, Cole L, Henechowicz TL, Sheridan C, Green R, Thaut MH. 2021. Relationship between cognitive and and gait recovery at 2 and 12 minths post traumatic brain injury. Proc Soc Neurosci. In Press.

Vuong V, Fischer C, Fornazzari L, Churchill N, Schweizer T, Thaut MH. Neural basis of potential sparing mechanisms in musical memory networks and its effects on functional network connectivity in early Alzheimer’s Disease and mild cognitive impairment. 2020. WCNR.

Lavigne S, Kang K, Lee Y, Thaut MH. 2020. Musical priming for syntax processing in healthy older adults and older adults with Parkinson’s disease. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair, In Press.

Henechowicz T, Thaut MH. 2020. Individual differences in music evoked autobiographical memory. Empirical Musicology Review, In Press.

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.