Honours Students

Current Honours Students

Stephanie Boisson 

Comparing creativity in songs and stories: Exploring domain generality in data from athletes, musicians, and non-musicians

 

Hailey Arsenault

Singing experience questionnaire of Busch & Gick (2012) in persons with alcohol addiction and persons belong to a community choir.

 

Eric da Silva

Singing in university athletes: Effect of training,  and serial position on the pitch of the tonic in a familiar melody

 

Kyle Dutton

Singing in university athletes: Effect of training and transposition on the pitch of the tonic in a familiar melody

 


 

Recent Honours Students

Jingyuan Sun (2019)

The role of Mandarin and Cantonese tone language on singing: melodic structure and accuracy

 

Breea Maclean (2018)  now completing B. Ed. degree

Intergenerational aspects of memory for popular music

Honours thesis in psychology can be found at    https://islandscholar.ca/islandora/object/ir:22507.

 

Caleb Young  (2018) now in a Master's program in School Psychology,  Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax

Singing at Summer Camp: Developmental implications

 

Jessica McKellar  (2016) now in a Master's program in Counselling Psychology, Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax

Effects of age one recognition for popular music: Exploring three generations within the same family

 

Derek Hughes (2015) completed MSc. Audiology, Dalhousie University School of Human Communications Disorders

Singing and cochlear implants

 

Maggie  (Margarida Quadros) da Fonseca (2014)  Completed M. Sc.  Speech Pathology McGill University

Acquisition of phonemic strings:  A study of the critical period hypothesis

 

Kate Thompson (2014)  completed M. A. Psychology at University of Toronto with full SSHRC Scholarship; currently Ph.D. candidate at University of New Brunswick

Rhythm skills in younger and older adults

 

Marley MacInnis  (2013)  Completing M.Sc in Speech Pathology,  Dalhousie University, School of Human Communications Disorders

Singing as sport

 

Gillian MacDonald (2013)

Spontaneous facial expressions that accompany singing: Effects of song meaning, gender, and musical training

 

Rhaeling Henderson (2013)  Completed M Sc. Speech Pathology,  U of Alberta

Senior's active singing vs passive listening in a musical theatre situation : cognitive impact.

 

 

Denise Beaton (2012) Completed M.A. in gerontology , U of Victoria

Senior's active singing vs passive listening in a musical theatre situation: Impact on well-being

 

 

Michael LeBlanc  (2012)

AIRS Test Battery: Cross-sectional study  (only lit review credits completed)

Current:  Graduate study in Occupational Therapy, University of Western Ontario

 

Sisi Pan  (2012) Department of Psychology, M. Sc work (incomplete) Dalhousie University

AIRS Test Battery:  Role of culture, language and personality in university students from China and Canada

Current:  Graduate study in Psychology,  Dalhousie University

 

Erica Ross (2012)  completed M. Sc.  Speech Pathology, University of Toronto:  Currently  Speech Pathologist Province of PEI

AIRS Test Battery - Cross-sectional study of creativity

 

Moira Shaw  (2012)  completed M. Sc  Speech Pathology,  North Dakota, Minot State University

Infant imitation of pitch in infancy

Current: Graduate Study in Speech Pathology,  Minot State University, North Dakota

 

Leah Stevenson (2012) completed M. Sc Speech Language Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax. 

Effects of cultural background and music training on performance on the AIRS Short Battery of Tests of Singing and Language

 

 

Former Honours Students  (please see section on Lab Alumni)

 

Chris Blanchard (first honours student in the UPEI Lab,  1994 - became Canada Research Chair)