Dr. Bruno Gingras


Post-Doc in the field of personality and differential psychology and diagnostics

Room: 60 428 (4th floor)
Email: bruno.gingras@uibk.ac.at
Telephone: +43 (0) 512 507-56052



Research interests

  • Biomusicology
    – Biological basis of music
    – Analysis of phylogenetic signal in animal vocalizations
  • Music performance
    – Quantifying the artistic individuality of performers across pieces
    – How do performers convey their expressive intentions (production)?
    – Can listeners recognize performers’ expressive intentions (perception)?
  • Music and emotions
    – Acoustical and physiological correlates of music-induced emotions

Selected publications

(denotes equal contribution)

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]

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]

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