Honours Students

Current Honours Students

Stephanie Boisson  (has applied and is awaiting final authorization to being Jan. 1, 2017)

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


Breea Maclean

Intergenerational aspects of memory for popular music


Caleb Young

Singing at Summer Camp: Developmental implications


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

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) now final year MSc. Audiology, Dalhousie University School of Human Communications Disorders

Singing and cochlear implants


Maggie  (Margarida Quadros) da Fonseca (2014)  Completing 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) at U of Alberta

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

Current: Graduate studies in Speech Pathology,  University of Alberta


Denise Beaton (2012) at U of Victoria

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

Current: Graduate studies in Gerontology, Simon Fraser University


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)

Infant imitation of pitch in infancy

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


Leah Stevenson (2012)

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

Current:  Graduate Studie in Speech Pathology, Dalhousie University


Former Honours Students  (please see section on Lab Alumni)


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