Conference Abstracts

2011 2013 2015


2011 Conference: Weber State

Akombo, D. Examining the Gate Control Theory and how it has reshaped research in quantitative methods in music and medicine
Bradshaw, D. H. Effects of music engagement on responses to painful stimulation
Brandes, V. Facts and figures: Results of a randomized placebo controlled double blind clinical trial on personalized music-focused auditory stimulation therapy – a novel approach for the treatment of depression, dystyhmia, and stress-related disorders
Camara, J. G.
Ruszkowski, J. M.
The effect of live classical piano music on the vital signs of patients undergoing ophthalmic surgery
Chiang, M. M. Bridging medical ethnomusicology and music therapy
Cochren, D. W. Spiritual healing and exorcism: Music as a catalyst in sacred space
Cornelius, S. Returning mind and body: Exploring music’s potential in enhancing post-stroke rehabilitations
Doman, A. The Listening Program: A music-based listening therapy
Dunbar, L. L. The effect of music on the behavior distraction among middle school students
Goldenberg, R. B. Singing and Cystic Fibrosis: Rationale and scientific underpinnings for the use of voice lessons as an adjunct treatment
Grand, L. When to refer patients/clients to a music therapist
Guy Sieger, C. Instrumental music perceptions of teacher support for experienced music performance anxiety
Kelly, D. L.
Allen, S.
Music-based sound stimulation in pediatric acquired brain injury rehabilitation: Preliminary case studies
Nelson, K. Successful strategies and coping skills of individuals in the field of music: Life stories of six professionals
Reber, J.
Roper, J.
Music and emotion: A qualitative study
Ruszkowski, J. Current music technology in music and medicine
Sanders, P.
Reschke, P.
Reber, J.
A relational alternative to the study of music and emotion
Tall, M. There is no “I” in teach!
Whiting, T. The effects of community drumming on generalized anxiety and academic performance in teenagers


2013 Conference: University of Georgia

Akombo, D. Music, mind and brain: A systematic review of literature on psychomusicology
Balbag, A. Music as a protective factor against dementia and cognitive impairment: A twin study
Bugos, J. The effects of marimba ensemble on self-efficacy and memory performance in older adults
Carucci, C. The effects of group music making on salivary cortisol, secretory immunoglobin-A, and positive affect
Cornelius, S. Music and health: A phenomenological approach
Cornelius, S. Performing African music and dance
Crow, D. A. The effect of instrumental rehearsal on blood glucose levels of five low brass players
Doman, A.
Arimany, N.
Allen, S.
Cross-cultural sound and music: A novel rhythmic approach for improving brain function
Fanning, E.
Peterson, K.
The effects of live, bedside music on observed patient conditions
Goss, C. F. Intraoral pressure in ethnic wind instruments
Harvey, A. W. Understanding the science of music as an Rx for stress
Jackowicz, S. The sound and the fury: An historical analysis of sound and music in traditional Chinese medical culture
Kelly, C. R.
MacKinley, J.
The sacred scale for healing
Miller, E. B. Physiological effects of the Native American flute
Miller, E. B. Bio-guided music therapy: Integrating music & real-time physiological data in treatment
Miller, L. SpiritArts, music improvisation and spirituality: Bringing soul in the hospital setting
Mozeiko, K. The effects of participation in the Alexander Technique on female violinists and violists: A mixed methods study
Nascimento, T.
Leao, E
Understanding students with special needs in a musical experience – A research-action with procedures that took place in the workshop space – Therapeutic and educational space in Uberlandia – MG – Brazil
Nelson, K. Successful strategies of individuals with Dyslexia in the field of music: A comparative case study
Painter, A. R. A review of current research of music and movement in pediatrics
Suárez, E. R.
Ramirez, M. A.
Asperger Syndrome within music education in Puerto Rico
Thorne, A.
Smith, S. H.
Meadows, E.
Livsey, J.
Shon, W. D.
Jutras, P.
Kennedy, R.
Renzi, L.
Hammond, B. R.
The influence of piano training on neural and cognitive functioning in older adults


2015 Conference: Immaculata University

Akombo, D. African drumming for your health (Workshop)
Akombo, D. Effects of music listening on pain perception in cancer patients: A review of literature
Azoubel, J. “Ruído Rosa”(Brazilian Dance and Music)
Botha, M. Perfectionism, academic motivation, and performance anxiety in South African university music students
Campbell, M. E. Mandala, music, and recovery
Cochren, W. Spiritual healing and exorcism: Music as a catalyst in sacred space
Culp, M. E.
Guerriero, A. M.
A qualitative investigation of speech-language pathologists’ and music educators’ techniques
Culp, M. E. The relationship between phonological awareness and music aptitude
Dunbar, L. The effect of music on impulsivity in college undergraduate students with attention deficits
Eyre, L.
Hunt, A.
Research results and reflections: The effect of music-imagery and art on professional burnout
George, M. Appraising emotions post raga intervention: The ability of ragas in managing mood states
George, M. Raga therapy: The Indian music therapy, treatment with ragas
Goss, C. Flutes: Health and healing
Harvey, A. Music Rx: Journey of exploration and explanation (Workshop)
Jackowicz, S. A web of resonance: An examination of Chinese bell therapy
Kelly, C. R. Sacred Scale music to treat disorders related to pain, anxiety and depression
Kennedy, R. Carolyn Graham’s jazz chants
Kruse, D. Musical cognition, emotion, and imagery: Ear worms
Lipford, K. J.
Akombo, D.
The effects of music on pain perception in patients with Sickle Cell disease
Miller, L.
Wall, B.
Music improvisation bring soul in the hospital setting
Miller, E. B. Bio-Guided music therapy: Live jamming for health with real-time physiological data
Nelson, K. Analysis and recommendations for teaching students with dyslexia
Ramos, K A. S.
Suárez, E. R.
The drum set and cerebral palsy, motor and affective psychological development
Reilly, J.
Milroy, M.
Sound healing frontiers: Cymatherapy meets electrophotonic imaging
Eguchi, R.
Brown, T.
Budden, L.
Cho, J.
Chik, D.
Kim, H.
Miller, E.
Shanagher, C.
Student Projects in music therapy and physiology: Fall 2013 Montclair State University
Saltiel, L. Music improvisation skills: Therapeutic tools for resource development in clinical practice
Smith, M. Group music therapy and mindfulness towards self-awareness and empathy development in children: A mixed methods pilot study
Suh, N.
Kennedy, R.
The effects of music therapy and music education on the quality of life of the healthy elderly people
Thomae, L. Drumming in the dark: Integrating music therapy interventions with traditional healing practices in hospice care
Thorne, A.
Cromer, D.
Kim, H. M.
Middlebrooks, K.
Lowry, M.
Kennedy, R.
Renzi, L.
Hammond, B.
The influence of piano training on verbal memory in healthy older adults
Tileston, P. That’s music to my ears: The sound of laughter
Upshaw, A. Battles of wounded me: An autoethnographic cantata
Yun, P.
Kennedy, R.
Effects of cancer patients listening to their preferred music on claustrophobia, anxiety, and nausea during radiation treatment