Laura Bishop

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Visiting address Forskningsv. 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1133 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Research Interests

My research focuses on the cognitive processes involved in creative musical interaction. I am especially interested in how creative collaboration unfolds in the context of skilled music ensemble performance, when predictability and coordination must be balanced with flexibility and spontaneity. To address this question I run experiments investigating ensemble musicians' communicative behaviour; in particular, their body gestures and visual attention. I also look at how this behaviour is perceived by others (co-performers or audience members).

Background

  • Postdoctoral researcher at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI), Vienna, Austria (2013-2019)
  • PhD in music cognition from the MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University, Australia. Thesis title: "The use of musical imagery and auditory feedback during expressive music performance: Exploring the effects of expertise" (2009-2013)
  • MSc in psychology from the University of Sheffield, UK (2007-2008)
  • BSc (Honours) in psychology from the University of Toronto, Canada (2003-2007)

Grants

  • Austrian Science Fund project "Achieving Togetherness in Ensemble Performance" with the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (awarded 2019)
  • Austrian Science Fund project "CoCreate: Coordination and Collaborative Creativity in Music Ensembles" with the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (2016-2019)
Tags: Music Cognition, Music and Movement, Social cognition, Musical interaction

Publications

  • Bishop, Laura; Cancino-Chacón, Carlos & Goebl, Werner (2019). Eye gaze as a means of giving and seeking information during musical interaction. Consciousness and Cognition.  ISSN 1053-8100.  68, s 73- 96 . doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2019.01.002
  • Bishop, Laura; Cancino-Chacón, Carlos & Goebl, Werner (2019). Moving to communicate, moving to interact: Patterns of body motion in musical duo performance. Music Perception.  ISSN 0730-7829.  37(1), s 1- 25 . doi: 10.1525/mp.2019.37.1.1
  • Bishop, Laura (2018). Collaborative musical creativity: How ensembles coordinate spontaneity. Frontiers in Psychology.  ISSN 1664-1078.  9 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01285
  • Bishop, Laura & Goebl, Werner (2018). Beating time: How ensemble musicians' cueing gestures communicate beat position and tempo. Psychology of Music.  ISSN 0305-7356.  46(1), s 84- 106 . doi: 10.1177/0305735617702971
  • Bishop, Laura & Goebl, Werner (2018). Communication for coordination: Gesture kinematics affect coordination success in piano duos. Psychological Research.  ISSN 0340-0727.  82(6), s 1177- 1194 . doi: 10.1007/s00426-017-0893-3
  • Bishop, Laura & Goebl, Werner (2018). Performers and an active audience: Movement in music production and perception. Jahrbuch Musikpsychologie.  ISSN 2511-8277.  28, s 1- 17 . doi: 10.5964/jbdgm.2018v28.19
  • Bishop, Laura & Goebl, Werner (2017). Mind reading during ensemble performance: Communicating with nonverbal signals, In Ursula Hemetek & Cornelia Szabo-Knótik (ed.),  Best of ISA Science: An Interdisciplinary Collection of Essays on Music and Arts.  HOLLITZER Wissenschaftsverlag.  ISBN 978-3-99012-432-1.  Chapter 2.  s 111 - 133
  • Bishop, Laura & Goebl, Werner (2017). Music and movement: Musical instruments and performers, In Richard D Ashley & Renee Timmers (ed.),  The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781138721050.  Chapter 29.
  • Bishop, Laura & Goebl, Werner (2015). When they listen and when they watch: Pianists' use of nonverbal audio and visual cues during duet performance. Musicae Scientiae.  ISSN 1029-8649.  19(1), s 84- 110 . doi: 10.1177/1029864915570355
  • Cavedon, Lawrence; Kroos, Christian; Herath, Damith; Burnham, Denis; Bishop, Laura; Leung, Yvonne & Stevens, Catherine J (2015). "C'mon dude!": Users adapt their behaviour to a robotic agent with an attention model. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.  ISSN 1071-5819.  80, s 14-23 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2015.02.012
  • Bishop, Laura; Bailes, Freya & Dean, Roger (2014). Performing musical dynamics: How crucial are musical imagery and auditory feedback for expert and novice musicians?. Music Perception.  ISSN 0730-7829.  32(1), s 51- 66 . doi: 10.1525/MP.2014.32.1.51
  • Bishop, Laura; Bailes, Freya & Dean, Roger (2013). Musical expertise and the ability to imagine loudness. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  8(2) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056052
  • Bishop, Laura; Bailes, Freya & Dean, Roger (2013). Musical imagery and the planning of dynamics and articulation during performance. Music Perception.  ISSN 0730-7829.  31(2), s 97- 116 . doi: 10.1525/MP.2013.31.2.97
  • Bailes, Freya & Bishop, Laura (2012). Musical imagery in the creative process, In Dave Collins (ed.),  The Act of Musical Composition.  Ashgate.  ISBN 978-1138252394.  Chapter 3.
  • Bailes, Freya; Bishop, Laura; Stevens, Catherine J & Dean, Roger (2012). Mental imagery for musical changes in loudness. Frontiers in Psychology.  ISSN 1664-1078.  3 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00525
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