Daniel J. Levitin

James McGill Professor

Stewart Biological Sciences Bldg.
Room N6/11, 514-398-6114
daniel.levitin at mcgill.ca

Research Area


Research Summary

Music cognition, perception and expertise; quantitative methods for analyzing acoustic (and time-series) information.

Selected References

Levitin, D. J. (2014). Expert violinists can't tell old from new. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(20), 7168-7169. doi:10.1073/pnas.1405851111

*Abrams, D. A., *Ryali, S., *Chen, T., Balaban, E., Levitin, D. J., & Menon, V. (2013). Multivariate activation and connectivity patterns discriminate speech intelligibility in Wernicke's, Broca's, and Geschwind's areas. Cerebral Cortex, 23(7), 1703-1714. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs165

*Bhatara, A. K., *Quintin, E. M., Fombonne, E., & Levitin, D. J. (2013). Early sensitivity to sound ?and musical preferences and enjoyment in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain, 23(2), 100-108. doi: 10.1037/a0033754

*Chanda, M. L., & Levitin, D. J. (2013). The neurochemistry of music. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17(4), 179-193. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2013.02.007

* = student authors

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