Publications by topic

(Listed in reverse chronological order; denotes equal contribution)

Music cognition & music-induced emotions
Biomusicology, zoomusicology, & bioacoustics
Music theory & musicology
Molecular biology

Music cognition & music-induced emotions

Zentner, M., & Gingras, B. (2019). The assessment of musical ability. In J. Rentfrow & D. J. Levitin (Eds.), Foundations in Music Psychology: Theory and Research (pp. 641-683). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Marin, M. M., Schober, R., Gingras, B., & Leder, H. (2017). Misattribution of musical arousal increases sexual attraction towards opposite-sex faces in females. PLoS ONE, 12(9):e0183531. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183531. [Full text]

Martins, M., Gingras, B., Puig-Waldmüller, E., & Fitch, W. T. (2017). Cognitive representation of “musical fractals”: Processing hierarchy and recursion in the auditory domain. Cognition, 161, 31-45. [Full text]

Gingras, B. (2017). Commentary on Kopiez, Wolf, and Platz: The impact of playing from memory on performance evaluation. Empirical Musicology Review, 12(1-2), 15-18. [Full text]

Gingras, B. (2017). Conveying expressivity and individuality in keyboard performance. In M. Lesaffre, M. Leman, & P. J. Maes (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interaction (pp. 87-95). Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Goodchild, M., Gingras, B., & McAdams, S. (2016). Analysis, performance, and tension perception of an unmeasured prelude for harpsichord. Music Perception, 34(1), 1-20. doi: 10.1525/mp.2016.34.1.1. [Abstract]

Gingras, B., Palmer, C., Schubert, P.N., & McAdams, S. (2016). Influence of melodic emphasis, texture, salience, and performer individuality on performance errors. Psychology of Music, 44(4), 847-863. doi: 10.1177/0305735615594491. [Abstract]

Gingras, B., Pearce, M. T., Goodchild, M., Dean, R. T., Wiggins, G., & McAdams, S. (2016). Linking melodic expectation to expressive performance timing and perceived musical tension. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(4), 594-609. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000141. [Abstract]

Slana, A., Repovs, G., Fitch, W. T., & Gingras, B. (2016). Harmonic context influences pitch class equivalence judgments through gestalt and congruency effects. Acta Psychologica, 166, 54-63. [Abstract]

Gingras, B. (2015). Cue redundancy in the communication of musical emotions: The case of sound intensity. Brunswik Society Newsletter, 30, 12-14. [Full text]

Gingras, B., Marin, M. M., Puig-Waldmüller, E., & Fitch, W. T. (2015). The eye is listening: Music-induced arousal and individual differences predict pupillary responses. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(619). doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00619. [Full text]

Gingras, B., & Marin, M. M. (2015). Evolutionary considerations on complex emotions and music-induced emotions: Comment on “The quartet of human emotions: An integrative and neurofunctional model” by S. Koelsch et al. Physics of Life Reviews, 13, 53-54. [Preview]

Filippi, P., Gingras, B., & Fitch, W. T. (2014). Pitch enhancement facilitates word learning across visual contexts. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(1468). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01468 [Full text]

Gingras, B. (2014). Expressive timing, musical tension, and listener-performer synchronicity: Commentary on Ohriner. Empirical Musicology Review, 9(2), 130-133. [Full text]

Pohler, G., & Gingras, B. (2014). Schamanisches Reisen versus Entspannung. Ärztewoche, 46, 54. [Full text]

Gingras, B., Pohler, G., & Fitch, W. T. (2014). Exploring shamanic journeying: Repetitive drumming with shamanic instructions induces specific subjective experiences but no larger cortisol decrease than instrumental meditation music. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102103. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102103 [Full text]

Gingras, B. (2014). Individuality in music performance: Introduction to the research topic. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(661). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00661 [Full text]

Srinivasan, N. & Gingras, B. (2014). Emotional intelligence predicts individual differences in proneness for flow among musicians: The role of control and distributed attention. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(608). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00608 [Full text]

Müllensiefen, D., Gingras, B., Musil, J., & Stewart, L. (2014). The musicality of non-musicians: An index for assessing musical sophistication in the general population. PLoS ONE, 9(2):e89642. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089642 [Full text]

Koren, R., & Gingras, B. (2014). Perceiving individuality in harpsichord performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(141). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00141 [Full text]

Gingras, B., Marin, M. M., & Fitch, W. T. (2014). Beyond intensity: Spectral features effectively predict music-induced subjective arousal. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(7), 1428-1446. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2013.863954 [Abstract]

Bowling, D., Gingras, B., Han, S., Sundararajan, J., & Opitz, E. (2013). Tone of voice in emotional expression and its implications for the affective character of musical mode. Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, 7(1-2), 29-44.

Gingras, B., Asselin, P.-Y., & McAdams, S. (2013). Individuality in harpsichord performance: Disentangling performer- and piece-specific influences on interpretive choices. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(895). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00895 [Full text]

Marin, M. M., Gingras, B., & Bhattacharya, J. (2012). Crossmodal transfer of arousal, but not pleasantness, from the musical to the visual domain. Emotion, 12(3), 618-631. [Abstract]

Marin, M. M., Gingras, B., & Stewart, L. (2012). Perception of musical timbre in congenital amusia: Categorization, discrimination, and short-term memory. Neuropsychologia, 50(3), 367-378. [Abstract]

Fitch, W. T., & Gingras, B. (2011). Multiple varieties of musical meaning: Comment on “Towards a neural basis of processing musical semantics” by Stefan Koelsch. Physics of Life Reviews, 8(2), 108-109. [Preview]

Gingras, B., Lagrandeur-Ponce, T., Giordano, B. L., & McAdams, S. (2011). Perceiving musical identity: Performer identification is dependent on performer expertise and on expressiveness, but not on listener expertise. Perception, 40(10), 1206-1220. [Abstract]

Gingras, B., & McAdams, S. (2011). Improved score-performance matching using both structural and temporal information from MIDI recordings. Journal of New Music Research, 40(1), 43-57. [Abstract]

Gingras, B. & McLean, A. (2010). Review of Marc Leman, Embodied Music Cognition. Psychology of Music, 38(1), 119-124. [Full text – subscription required]

Biomusicology, zoomusicology, & bioacoustics

Gingras, B., Honing, H., Peretz, I., Trainor, L. J., & Fisher, S. E. (2018). Defining the biological bases of individual differences in musicality. In H. Honing (Ed.), The Origins of Musicality (pp. 221-250). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Filippi, F., & Gingras, B. (2018). Emotion expression in animal vocalizations, language, and music: An evolutionary perspective. In Luef, E. M., & Marin, M. M. (Eds.), The talking species: Perspectives on the evolutionary, neuronal, and cultural foundations of language (pp. 105-125). Graz, Austria: Unipress Graz Verlag.

Gingras, B. (2017). Music across the species. In R. Ashley & R. Timmers (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Music Cognition (pp. 391-402). Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Garcia, M., Gingras, B., Bowling, D. L., Herbst, C. T., Boeckle, M., Locatelli, Y., & Fitch, W. T. (2016). Structural classification of Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) vocalizations. Ethology, 122(4), 329-342. doi: 10.1111/eth.12472. [Full text]

Doolittle, E. L., & Gingras, B. (2015). Quick guide: Zoomusicology. Current Biology, 25(19), R819-820. [Full text]

Doolittle, E. L. , Gingras, B. , Endres, D. M., & Fitch, W. T. (2014). Overtone-based pitch selection in hermit thrush song: Unexpected convergence with scale construction in human music. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(46), 16616-16621. [Full text]

Gingras, B. (2014). Cross-species comparisons. In W. F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An encyclopedia, vol. 1 (pp. 287-290). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Ravignani, A., Olivera, V. M., Gingras, B., Hofer, R., Hernández, C. R., Sonnweber, R. S., & Fitch, W. T. (2013). Primate drum kit: A system for studying acoustic pattern production by non-human primates using acceleration and strain sensors. Sensors, 13(8), 9790-9820. [Full text]

Gingras, B., Mohandesan, E., Boko, D., & Fitch, W. T. (2013). Phylogenetic signal in the acoustic parameters of the advertisement calls of four clades of anurans. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13(134). doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-134 [Full text]

Gingras, B., Boeckle, M., Herbst, C. T., & Fitch, W. T. (2013). Call acoustics reflect body size across four clades of anurans. Journal of Zoology, 289(2), 143-150. [Abstract]

Gingras, B., & Fitch, W. T. (2013). A three-parameter model for classifying anurans into four genera based on advertisement calls. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(1), 547-559. [Abstract]

Music theory & musicology

Huisman, L., Gingras, B., Dhondt, G., & Leman, M. (2017). Musical Complexity and “Embodied Notation”:  A Study of the Opus Clavicembalisticum (K. S. Sorabji). Empirical Musicology Review, 12(1-2), 59-71. [Full text]

Gingras, B. (2014). Systematic musicology. In W. F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An encyclopedia, vol. 2 (pp. 1093-1095). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Gingras, B., McAdams, S., & Schubert, P. (2010). The performer as analyst: A case study of J.S. Bach’s “Dorian” Fugue (BWV 538). In C. Utz (Ed.), Music Theory and Interdisciplinarity8th Congress of the Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie Graz 2008 (Musik.theorien der Gegenwart, vol. 4) (pp. 305-318). Saarbrücken, Germany: Pfau-Verlag.

Gingras, B. (2008). Partimento fugue in eighteenth-century Germany: A bridge between thoroughbass lessons and fugal composition. Eighteenth-Century Music, 5(1), 51-74. [Abstract]

Gingras, B. (2005). Review of Thomas Christensen, ed., The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. Intersections : Canadian Journal of Music, 25(1-2), 233-240.

Gingras, B. (2003). Johannes Kepler’s Harmonice Mundi : A “Scientific” Version of the Harmony of the Spheres. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, 97(5), 228-232 (first part) and 97(6), 259-265 (second part). [PDF first part]  [PDF second part]

Molecular biology

Gingras, B., Rodier, G., Giasson, E., Coulombe, P., Chassagne, C., & Meloche S. (2003). Expression of angiotensin type II receptor downregulates Cdk4 synthesis and inhibits cell-cycle progression. Oncogene, 22(17), 2633-42. [Full text]

Chassagne, C., Adamy, C., Ratajczak, P., Gingras, B., Teiger, E., Planus, E., Oliviero, P., Rappaport, L., Samuel, J. L., & Meloche, S. (2002). Angiotensin II AT(2) receptor inhibits smooth muscle cell migration via fibronectin cell production and binding. American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology, 282(4), C654-64. [Full text]