Conference Abstracts

2011 2013


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