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Mednicoff, S.D., Barashy, S., Vollweiler, D.J., Benning, S.D., Snyder, J.S., & Hannon, E.E. (in press). Misophonia reactions in the general population are correlated with strong emotional reactions to other everyday sensory-emotional experiences. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Preprint.

Nave, K.M., Carrillo, C., Jacoby, N., Trainor, L.J., & Hannon, E.E. (2024). The development of rhythmic categories as revealed through an iterative production task. Cognition. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2023.105634 

Yerkes, B.D., Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., Beasley, J., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S. (2023). Acoustic and semantic processing of auditory scenes in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.


Kragness, H.E., Hannon, E.E., & Cirelli, L.K. (2023). The musical mind: Perspectives from developmental science. In E.H. Margulis, P. Louie, & D. Loughridge (Eds.), The Science-Music Borderlands: Reckoning with the Past and Imagining the Future. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.  

Nave, K.M., Snyder, J.S., & Hannon, E.E. (2023). Sustained musical beat perception develops into late childhood and predicts phonological abilities. Developmental Psychology, 59(5), 829-844.

O’Connell, S.R., Nave-Blodgett, J.E., Wilson, G., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S.(2022). Elements of musical and dance sophistication predict musical groove perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 13. doi:10.3389/fpsycg.2022.998321


Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., Qi, X., Sequeira, S., Seth, P., Grahn, J., Joanisse, M. & Hannon, E.E. (2022). Developmental changes in the categorization of speech and song. Developmental Science. doi:10.1111/desc.13346


Mednicoff, S., Barashy, S., Gonzales, D., Benning, S., Snyder, J.S., & Hannon, E.E.  (2022). Auditory affective processing, musicality, and the developmental origins of misophonia. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 16.924806. doi:10.3389/fnins.2022.924806


Kartushina, N., Mani, N., Aktan-Erciyes, A., Alaslani, K.,…Hannon, E.E….Mayor, J. (2022). COVID-19 first lockdown as a unique window into language acquisition: What you do (with your child) matters. Language Development Research. doi:10.34842/abym-xv34


Nave, K.M., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S. (2022). Steady state-evoked potentials of subjective beat perception in musical rhythms. Psychophysiology, 59, e13963. doi:10.1111/psyp.13963

Hannon, E.E., Crittenden, A.N.., Snyder, J.S., & Nave, K.M. (2021). An evolutionary theory of music should care about developmental timing. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e74. doi:10.1017/S0140525X20001168


Nave-Blodgett, J.E., Snyder, J.S. & Hannon, E.E. (2021a). Hierarchical beat perception develops throughout childhood and adolescence and is enhanced in those with musical training. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 150, 314-339. doi:10.1037/xge0000903


Nave-Blodgett, J.E., Snyder, J.S., & Hannon, E.E.,  (2021b). Auditory superiority for perceiving the beat level but not measure level in music. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 47(11), 1516-1542. doi:10.1037/xhp0000954

Frank, M.C., Alcock, K.J., Arias-Trejo, N., Aschersleben, G., Baldwin, D., Barbu, S.,...Soderstrom, M. (2020). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 3 (1), 24-52. doi:10.1177/2515245919900809

Baker, D.J., Belfi, A., Creel, S., Grahn, J., Hannon, E.E., Loui, P., Margulis, L., Schachner, A., Schutz, M., Shanahan, D., & Vuvan, D.T. (2020). Embracing anti-racist practices in the music perception and cognition community. Music Perception, 38, 103-105. doi:10.1525/mp.2020.38.2.103

Jacoby, N., Margulis, E., Clayton, M., Hannon, E.E., Honing, H., Iversen, J., Klein, T.R., Mehr, S.A., Pearson, L., Peretz, I., Perlman, M., Polak, R., Ravignani, A., Savage, P.E., Steingo, G., Stevens, C., Trainor, L.,Trehub, S.E., Veal, M., & Wald-Fuhrmann, M. (2020). Cross-cultural work in music cognition: Challenges, insights and recommendations. Music Perception, 37, 185-195. doi:10.1525/mp.2020.37.3.185

Nave, K.N. & Hannon, E.E.(2020). Contemporary approaches to the neurosciences of music. In W.F. Thompson, & K.N. Olsen (Eds.), The Science and Psychology of Music: From Beethoven at the Office to Beyonce at the Gym. Greenwood: ABC-Clio. (pp. 95-99).


Hannon, E.E., Nave-Blodgett, J.E., & Nave, K.M. (2018). The developmental origins of the perception and production of musical rhythm. Child Development Perspectives, 12, 194-198. doi:10.1111/cdep.12285


Frank, M.C., Bergelson, E., Bergmann, C., Cristia, A., Floccia, C., Gervain, J., Hamlin, J.K., Hannon, E.E., Kline, M., Levelt, C., Lew-Williams, C., Nazzi, T., Panneton, R., Rabagliati, H., Soderstrom, M., Sullivan, J., Waxman, S., & Yurovsky, D. (2017). A collaborative approach to infant research: Promoting reproducibility, best practices, and theory-building. Infancy, 22, 421-435. doi:10.1111/infa.12182


Hannon, E.E., Schachner, A.D., & Nave-Blodgett, J.E. (2017). Babies know bad dancing when they see it: Older but not younger infants discriminate between synchronous and asynchronous audiovisual musical displays. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 159, 159-174. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2017.01.006


Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., Snyder, J.S., & Hannon, E.E. (2016). Children use object-level category knowledge to detect changes in auditory scenes. Developmental Psychology, 52, 1867-1877. doi:10.1037/dev0000211


Pasinski, A., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S. (2016). How musical are music video game players? Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23(5), 1553. doi:10.3758/s13423-015-0998-x


Hannon, E.E., Leveque, Y., Nave, K.M., & Trehub, S.E. (2016). Exaggeration of language-specific rhythms in English and French children’s songs. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 939. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00939


Rosenthal, M.A. & Hannon, E.E. (2016). Cues to perceiving tonal stability in music. Music Perception, 33(5), 601-612. doi:10.1525/mp.2016.33.5.601


Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S. (2015a). Everyday musical experience is sufficient to perceive the speech-to-song illusion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, e43-e49. doi:10.1037/xge0000056


Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S. (2015b). Finding the music of speech: Musical knowledge influences pitch processing in speech. Cognition, 143, 135-140. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2015.06.015

Hannon, E.E. & Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M. (2014). Development. In Thompson, B. & Golson, G.J. (Eds.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 330-334). New York: Sage.

Johnson, S.P. & Hannon, E.E. (2014). Perceptual Development. In R.M. Lerner (Series Ed.) & Liben & U.M. Müller (Vol. Eds), Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science: Vol. 2: Cognitive Processes within the Relational, Developmental System (7th Edition). New York: Wiley. 

Ullal, S., Hannon, E.E., & Snyder, J.S. (2014). Tapping to a slow tempo in the presence of simple and complex musical meters reveals experience-specific biases for processing music. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102962. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102962.

​Trainor, L.J., & Hannon, E.E. (2013). Musical development. In D. Deutsch (Ed.), The Psychology of Music (3rd Edition) (pp. 423-498). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Ullal, S., Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., Tichko, P., Lahav, A., & Hannon, E.E. (2013). Linking prenatal experience to the emerging musical mind. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. doi:10.3389/fnsys.2013.00048

Hannon, E.E., Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, C.M., & Tichko, P. (2012). Effects of perceptual experience on children’s and adults’ perception of unfamiliar rhythms. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1252, 92-99. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06466.x


Hannon, E.E., Soley, G., & Ullal, S. (2012). Familiarity overrides simplicity in rhythmic pattern perception: A cross-cultural examination of American and Turkish listeners. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 543-548. doi:10.1037/a0027225

Altenmüller, E., Demorest, S.M., Fujioka, T., Halpern, A.R., Hannon, E.E.,... & Zatorre, R.J. (2012). Introduction to The Neurosciences and Music IV: Learning and Memory. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1252, 1-16. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06474.x

Thothathiri, M., Snedeker, J., & Hannon, E.E. (2012). The effect of prosody on distributional learning in twelve- to thirteen-month-old infants. Infant and Child Development, 21, 135-145. doi:10.1002/icd.734


Hannon, E.E., Soley, G., & Levine, R.S. (2011). Constraints on infants’ musical rhythm perception: Effects of interval ratio complexity and enculturation. Developmental Science, 14, 865-872. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01036.x


Schachner, A.D., & Hannon, E.E. (2011). Infant-directed speech drives social preferences in 5-month-old infants. Developmental Psychology, 47, 19-25. doi:10.1037/a0020740

Hannon, E.E. (2010). Musical enculturation: How young listeners construct musical knowledge through perceptual experience. In S.P. Johnson (Ed.), Neoconstructivism: The new science of cognitive development. New York, NY: Oxford University Press (pp. 132-158).

Soley, G., & Hannon, E.E. (2010). Infants prefer the musical meter of their own culture: A cross-cultural comparison. Developmental Psychology, 46, 286-292. doi: 10.1037/a0017555

Trehub, S.E., Hannon, E.E., & Schachner, A.M. (2010). Developmental perspectives on music and affect. In P.N. Juslin & J.A. Sloboda (Eds.), Handbook of music and emotion: Theory, research, applications. New York, NY: Oxford University Press (pp. 645-668).

Hannon, E.E. (2009). Perceiving speech rhythm in music: Listeners categorize instrumental songs according to language of origin. Cognition, 111, 404-410. doi:10.1016./j.cognition.2009.03.003


Snyder, J.S., Carter, O.L, Hannon, E.E., & Alain, C. (2009). Adaptation reveals multiple levels of representation in auditory stream segregation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1232-1244. doi:10.1037/a0012741


Trehub, S.E. & Hannon, E.E. (2009).  Conventional rhythms enhance infants’ and adults’ perception of musical patterns. Cortex, 45, 110-118. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2008.05.012

Hannon, E.E., & Schellenberg, E.G. (2008). Speech and music perception: Initial abilities and early development. In Bruhn, Kopiez, Lehmann, & Oerter (Eds.), Musikpsychologie: Das neue Handbuch. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowolht Verlag (pp. 131-142).

Snyder, J.S., Carter, O.L, Lee, S-K., Hannon, E.E., & Alain, C. (2008). Effects of context on auditory stream segregation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34,1007-1016. doi:10.1037/0096-1523.34.4.1007


Hannon, E.E. & Trainor, L.J. (2007). Music acquisition: Effects of enculturation and formal training on development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 11, 466-472. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2007.08.008


Snyder, J.S., Hannon, E.E., Large, E.W., & Christiansen, M.H. (2006). Synchronization and continuation tapping to complex meters. Music Perception, 24, 135-146. doi:10.1525/mp.2006.24.2.135


Trehub, S.E. & Hannon, E.E. (2006). Infant music perception: Domain-general or domain-specific mechanisms? Cognition, 100, 73-99. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2005.11.006


Hannon, E.E. & Johnson, S.P (2005). Infants use meter to categorize rhythms and melodies: Implications for musical structure learning. Cognitive Psychology, 50, 354-377. doi:10.1016/j.cogpsych.2004.09.003


Hannon, E.E., & Trehub, S.E. (2005a). Metrical categories in infancy and adulthood. Psychological Science, 16, 48-55. doi:10.1111/j.0956-7976.2005.00779.x


Hannon, E.E., & Trehub, S.E. (2005b). Tuning in to musical rhythms: Infants learn more readily than adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 102, 12639-12643.  doi:10.1073/pnas.0504254102

Johnson, S. P., Hannon, E. E. , & Amso, D. (2005). Perceptual development. In B. Hopkins (Ed.), Cambridge encyclopedia of child development (pp. 210-216). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hannon, E.E., Snyder, J.S., Eerola, T., & Krumhansl, C.L. (2004). The role of melodic and temporal cues in perceiving musical meter. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 30, 956-974. doi:10.1037/0096-1523.30.5.956

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