Lecture 1: Similarities and differences between music and language
Jackendoff, R. (2009). Parallels and nonparallels between language and music. Music Perception, 26, 195-204. Peretz, I. (2009). Music, language, and modularity framed in action. Psychologica Belgica, 49(2/3), 157-175.
Lecture 2: Language acquisition and music enculturation
Hannon, E. E., & Trehub, S. E. (2005). Tuning in to musical rhythms: Infants learn more readily than adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 102, 12639-12643. Kuhl, P. K., Tsao, F.-M., & Liu, H.-M. (2003). Foreign-language experience in infancy: Effects of short-term exposure and social interaction on phonetic learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 100, 9096-9101. Schellenberg, E. G., & Trehub, S. E. (1999). Culture-general and culture-specific factors in the discrimination of melodies. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 74, 107-127.
Lecture 3: Abstract vs. surface processing of music and language
Nygaard, L. C. (2005). Perceptual integration of linguistic and non-linguistic properties of speech. In D. B. Pisoni & R. E. Remez (Eds.), Handbook of speech perception (pp. ??-??). Malden, MA: Oxford/Blackwell. Schellenberg, E. G., & Trehub, S. E. (2003). Good pitch memory is widespread. Psychological Science, 14, 262-266. Stalinski, S. M., & Schellenberg, E. G. (2010). Shifting perceptions: Developmental changes in judgments of melodic similarity. Developmental Psychology. In press.
Lecture 4: Disorders of music and language
Forgeard, M., Schlaug, G., Norton, A., Rosam, C., Iyengar, U., & Winner, E. (2008). The relation between music and phonological processing in normal-reading children and children with dyslexia. Music Perception, 25, 383-390. Hyde, K. & Peretz, I. (2004) Brains that are out of tune but in time. Psychological Science, 15, 356-360. Peretz, I., Brattico, E., Järvenpää, M., & Tervaniemi, M. (2009). The amusic brain: In tune, out of key, and unaware. Brain, 132, 1277-1286.
Lecture 5: Music training, language, and cognition
Hannon, E. E., & Trainor, L. J. (2007). Music acquisition: Effects of enculturation and formal training on development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 11, 466-472. Schellenberg, E.G. (in press). Examining the association between music lessons and intelligence. British Journal of Psychology.