Dr. Laura Cirelli’s research can also be found on Google Scholar and the University of Toronto’s respository, TSpace.
Kragness, H. E., Swaminathan, S., Cirelli, L. K., & Schellenberg, E. G. (2021). Individual differences in musical ability are stable over time in childhood. Developmental Science, 24(4), e13081. [Journal]
Kragness, HE, & Cirelli, LK (2021). A syncing feeling: reductions in physiological arousal in response to observed social synchrony. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 16(1-2), 177-184. [Journal]
Kragness, HE, Swaminathan, S, Cirelli, LK, & Schellenberg, EG (2021). Individual differences in musical ability are stable over time in childhood. Developmental Science. 00: 1–8 [Journal]
Cirelli, LK, Jurewicz, ZB, & Trehub, SE (2020). Effects of maternal singing style on mother–infant arousal and behavior. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 32(7), 1213-1220. [TSpace]
It takes two to tango: Preschool siblings’ musical play and prosociality in the home. Social Development, 00: 1–12. [Journal], , , , .
Cirelli, LK, & Trehub, SE (2020). Familiar songs reduce infant distress. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. [TSpace]
Qian, M, Yu, C, Fu, G, & Cirelli, LK (2020). Shaping children’s racial bias through interpersonal movement. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 198, 104884.
Weiss, MW, Cirelli, LK, McDermott, JH, & Trehub, SE (2020). Development of consonance preferences in Western listeners. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149(4), 634-649. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK & Trehub SE (2019). Dancing to Metallica and Dora: case study of a 19-month-old. Front. Psychol, 10:1073. [TSpace]
Trehub SE, Weiss MW, & Cirelli LK (2019). Musicality across the lifespan. In P. J. Rentfrow & D. J. Levitin (Eds.), Foundations in music psychology: Theory and research (pp. 265–303). The MIT Press.
Trehub SE & Cirelli LK (2018). Precursors to the performing arts in infancy and early childhood. In J.F. Christensen & A.Gomila (Eds.) The Arts and the Brain: Psychology and Physiology Beyond Pleasure. Progress in Brain Research. [Journal]
Cirelli LK & Trehub SE (2018). Infants help singers of familiar songs. Music & Science, 1. doi: 10.1177/2059204318761622 [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Trehub SE & Trainor LJ (2018). Rhythm and melody as social signals for infants. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1423, 66-72. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Wan SJ, Johanis TC & Trainor LJ (2018). Infants’ use of interpersonal asynchrony as a signal for third-party affiliation. Music & Science, 1.
doi: 10.1177/2059204317745855 [TSpace]
Cirelli LK (2018). How interpersonal synchrony facilitates early prosocial behavior. Current Opinion in Psychology, 20, 35-39. [TSpace]
Saindon M, Cirelli LK, Schellenberg EG, van Lieshout P, & Trehub SE (2017). Children’s and adults’ perception of questions and statements from terminal fundamental frequency contours. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(5), 3123-3131. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Wan S, Spinelli C & Trainor LJ (2017). Effects of interpersonal movement synchrony on infant helping behaviours: Is music necessary? Music Perception, 34, 319-326. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Spinelli C, Nozaradan S & Trainor LJ (2016). Measuring neural entrainment to beat and meter in infants: Effects of music background. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10, 229. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Wan S & Trainor LJ (2016). Social effects of movement synchrony: Increased infant helpfulness only transfers to affiliates of synchronously moving partners. Infancy, 21, 807-821. [TSpace]
Trainor LJ & Cirelli LK (2015). Rhythm and interpersonal synchrony in early social development. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences,1337, 45-52. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Wan S & Trainor LJ (2014). Fourteen-month-old infants use interpersonal synchrony as a cue to direct helpfulness. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal British Society B: Biology, 369, 20130400 [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Bosnyak D, Manning FC, Spinelli C, Marie C, Fujioka T, Ghahremani A and Trainor LJ (2014) Beat-induced fluctuations in auditory cortical beta-band activity: using EEG to measure age-related changes. Front. Psychol. 5:742. [TSpace]
Cirelli LK, Einarson K & Trainor LJ (2014) Interpersonal synchrony increases prosocial behaviour in infants. Developmental Science, 17, 1003-1011. [TSpace]