Dana Swarbrick

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Visiting address Forskningsv. 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1133 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities (Student)

Academic interests

  • Music cognition
  • Neuroscience and psychology
  • Entrainment and pleasure
  • Prosocial effects of synchrony
  • Groove
  • Audience experience at concerts
  • Motor learning
  • Exercise science
  • Rehabilitation sciences




  • Theme: Entrainment & Pleasure
  • Proposed project: Optimal conditions for inspiring prosociality at live musical concerts


Tags: music, cognition, neuroscience, psychology, movement, entrainment, synchrony, pleasure, prosocial


Swarbrick, D., Bosnyak, D., Livingstone, S., Bansal, J., Marsh-Rollo, S., Woolhouse, M., and Trainor, L.J. (2019). How Live Music Moves Us: Head Movement Differences in Audiences to Live Versus Recorded Music.  Front. Psychol. 9: 2682. doi: 10.3389 / fpsyg.2018.02682.

Published Sep. 11, 2019 9:16 AM - Last modified Oct. 25, 2019 11:18 AM

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