Projects

Data journalism

Projects conducted as a Google Fellow at the Guardian

Pleasurable moments in music

Research conducted for my PhD at QMUL

Rhythm complexity

Research conducted for my MSc at Goldsmiths

Publications

Chills are a psychophysiological response which can be experienced when listening to music. They have been of particular interest in …

To formalize the human judgment of rhythm complexity, we used five measures from information theory and algorithmic complexity to …

Presentations

Musical chills give a convenient insight into what makes music pleasurable because they are widespread, memorable, and observable. …

Musical chills give a convenient insight into what makes music pleasurable because they are widespread, memorable, and observable. …

Little is known about the effects of stimulus-driven properties, stylistic preference, and familiarity on the occurrence of musical …

The present project aims to use two hypothesised underlying mechanisms of emotional responses to music—brain stem reflexes and musical …

In order to identify whether formal measures of complexity can predict the human judgement of rhythm complexity, we artificially …

According to Leibniz ‘Music is the hidden arithmetical exercise of a mind unconscious that it is calculating.’ The …

Teaching

Guest lectures for the Research Methods and Music Perception and Cognition postgraduate modules at Queen Mary University of London:

  • Music and emotion
  • Linear modelling using R
  • Inferential statistics using R
  • Statistical programming using R
  • Typesetting with $\rm \LaTeX$

Workshops for Music Cognition Lab seminars and Media & Arts Technology peer teaching sessions:

  • Introduction to ggplot2
  • Introduction to the tidyverse
  • Tools for online data collection
  • Introduction to statistics

Lecture slides and materials are available on GitHub.