Call for Papers – Music Perception & Cognition Joint Conference (ICMPC/APSCOM)

13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC)
5th Conference of Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music
August 4-8, 2014, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Deadline for abstract submission: January 15, 2014

The Joint Conference ICMPC-APSCOM is an interdisciplinary conference
devoted to the dissemination of new unpublished research relating to the field of
music perception and cognition. The conference will bring together leading researchers from different areas of the cognitive sciences of music. Papers are welcome from a broad
range of disciplines, such as psychology, cognitive science, psychophysics,
philosophy, aesthetics, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, psychoacoustics,
linguistics, performance studies, music theory and composition, anthropology, music
therapy and medicine, education and other related fields of inquiry.

Submissions are invited for: spoken papers, poster presentations, symposia,
and workshops. Authors are kindly requested to submit their abstract by filling
in the appropriate online form to be available at:

The conference language is English and spoken papers, posters, conference

and publications will be in English. All submissions will be reviewed
anonymously by the members of the Scientific Advisory Board (the membership of which will be announced in due course). Abstracts will be published in the conference

Suggested topic areas include:
Music theory
Acoustics and psychoacoustics
Musical timbre
Pitch, absolute pitch, and melody
Harmony and tonality
Rhythm, meter, and timing
Aesthetic perception and response
Music and movement
Music and emotions
Cognitive modeling of music
Music and neuroscience
Composition and improvisation
Cross-cultural studies of music
Memory, attention, imagery, and expectation
Music performance
Musical development and education
Music therapy
Music, health, and well-being
Musical communication
Music and evolution
Social psychology of music
Music, language, and meaning
Popular music

Conference chair:
Moo Kyoung Song (Yonsei University, Korea)

Program committee:
Robert Gjerdingen (Northwestern University, USA)
Petr Janata (University of California, Davis, USA)
Youn Kim (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Reinhard Kopiez (Hannover Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien,
Ian Quinn (Yale University, USA)
John Rink (University of Cambridge, UK)
Catherine Stevens (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
Barbara Tillmann (Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France)
Suk Won Yi (Seoul National University, Korea), Coordinator

Keynote speakers:
Eric Clarke (University of Oxford, UK)
David Huron (Ohio State University, USA)
Sukjae Lee (Seoul National University, Korea)

Important dates:
January 15, 2014 – Abstract submission due
March 24, 2014 – Notification of acceptance
May 1, 2014 – Early registration ends
May 19, 2014 – Full paper/ Final version of abstract due

Details for submissions can be accessed at the conference website: