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September 22, 2012

CURRICULUM VITAE AND LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

PERSONAL DETAILS
Name:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Immigration to Israel:
Marital Status:
Army:
Contact Addresses:

Telephone Numbers::
Cell Phone:
E-mail:

EDUCATION
1978-1982

1978-1982

1982-1984

1992-1995

Warren Brodsky
June 19, 1957
Philadelphia, Pa., USA
June 26, 1972
Married (1980); two children (1984/1989)
Conscription; Bass-Guitarist for IDF Army Bands (1975-1978)
Reserves; Paramedic (1978-1992), Research Psychologist (1995-2003)
Residence
Work
Gizo #22
Department of the Arts
Gizo, 99745
Room 211, The Diller Humanities Building
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
POBox 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
02-9994168
08-6461443
0544-701811
wbrodsky@bgu.ac.il

BMus - Bachelor of Music, Performance


Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Israel
Mentor: Pamela Jones - Percussion
DipMusEd - Music Teachers Certificate, K-8
Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Israel
Mentors: Batya Strauss & Veronica Cohen - Preschool Music
MCAT - Master of Creative Arts Therapy, Music Therapy
Hahnemann Medical University, Philadelphia, Pa., USA
Thesis: Blissongs - Augmentative Singing For The Nonverbal
Multihandicapped Child
Thesis Committee: Cynthia A Briggs, Gary Lord, Elisa Matthes
Clinical Internship: Haverford State Hospital, Haverford, Pa., USA
Clinical Supervisor: JoEllyn Berky Beck
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology
Keele University, Staffordshire, England
Dissertation: Career Stress And Performance Anxiety In Professional
Orchestra Musicians: A Study Of Individual Differences And Their
Impact On Therapeutic Outcomes
Supervisor, John A. Sloboda; External Examiner: Andrew Steptoe

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
1999-2001
Schillinger Fellow Of Music Science, Department of the Arts
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Collaborator: Haim Finkelstein
1996-1998
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Music Cognition, Department of Behavioral Science
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Collaborator, Avishai Henik

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
A. PRINCIPLE POSITIONS
2004-present
Senior Lecturer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Arts Department),
Beer-Sheva, Israel
-Tenure: July 7 2005
-Appointment: Coordinator, Division of Art and Music (2004)
2001-2004
Lecturer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Arts Department),
Beer-Sheva Israel
-Appointment: Administrator of General Music Studies (2003)
1998-2000
Lecturer, Kay College of Education, Beer-Sheva Israel
1990-present
Lecturer, Seminar HaKibbutzim College, Tel Aviv Israel
1986-present
Lecturer, Levinsky College of Education (Music), Tel Aviv Israel
1980-1992
Music Therapist, Ministry of Education, Jerusalem Israel
B. SUBSIDIARY POSITIONS
1995-1997
1995-1996
1989-1996
1991-1992
1989-1990
1988-1991
1987-1988
1986-1987
1985-1986
1984-1985

Researcher (R&D), Levinsky College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel


Adjunct Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University (Musicology), Ramat Gan, Israel
Lecturer, National Music Educators' Summer Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel
Music Therapist, MTR Medical Service Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Music Therapist, Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Music Therapist, Eilot Regional Council, Arava, Israel
Music Therapist, AKIM, Jerusalem, Israel
Music Therapist, Ministry of Defense, Department of Rehabilitation
Clinical Fieldwork Supervisor, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Music Therapist, Talbieh State Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
A. EDITORIAL
2009-present
Associate Editor, Quarterly Journal Of Experimental Psychology (QJEP),
journal of the Experimental Psychology Society, Taylor & Frances UK
2007-present
Consultant Editor, Psychology Of Music (POM), journal of the Society for
Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE), Sage UK
2002-2006
Book Reviews Editor, Psychology Of Music (POM) journal of the Society
for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE), Sage, UK
2001-present
Consultant Editor, Music Scienti (MusSci), journal of the European
Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), Sage UK
2001-2007
Consultant Editor, Journal Of Music Therapy (JMT), journal of the
American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), Washington DC USA.
1999-2002
Book Reviews Editor, High Ability Studies (HAS), journal of the European
Council for Higher Ability (ECHA), Taylor & Frances, UK
B. AD-HOC REVIEWER
Journals: Music Science
Road Safety
Psychology

Books:

[1] Music Perception; [2] Psychomusicology


[1] Accident Analysis & Prevention; [2] Transportation Research, Part F:
Traffic Psychology and Behavior
[1] British Journal Of Psychology; [2] Cognitive Processes; [3] Journal Of
Occupational and Organizational Psychology; [4] Journal Of Applied
Social Psychology; [5] Journal Of Mental Imagery; [6] Psychological
Bulletin; [7] Psychological Reports: Perceptual & Motor Skills
Medical and Neuroscience Division, Oxford University Press, UK

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C. MEMBERSHIPS
European Society For The Cognitive Sciences Of Music (ESCOM)
Society For Education, Music And Psychology Research (SEMPRE)
D. RESEARCH AFFILIATION
2006-2009
1996-2010

Research Associate, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Manchester, UK
Research Associate, Unit for the Study of Musical Skill and Development,
Department of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK

E. CHAIRMAN OF ORGANIZING COMMITTEES FOR CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS


2000
Joseph Schillinger - His Life And Works As A Composer-Theoretician In
The Fields Of Performance, Education, And Music Science. Day
Symposium, Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
2000
The Contribution Of Music Science To The Study Of Human Behavior.
Symposium At The International Conference On Psychology: Psychology
After The Year 2000, University Of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
F. COMMUNITY SERVICE: SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS
1984
Music Director, Camp Ramah Day Camp, Jerusalem, Israel
1983
Music Director, Camp Ramah Poconos, Pennsylvania PA., USA
1981
Music Director, Camp Ramah Wisconsin, Conover WI., USA
1979
Music Counselor, Camp Ramah Wisconsin, Conover WI., USA

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
A. COURSES TAUGHT Levinsky College [LEV]; Kibbutzim College [SKB]; Kay College [KAY]; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev [BGU]
1. Music Courses
a. American Popular Music (Between 1850 And 1980) [BGU]
b. Assessing Readiness For School Through Musical Activity [LEV; SKB]
c. Creative Music Education [LEV; KAY]
d. Clinical Music Therapy Improvisation [LEV]
e. Diagnostic Assessment And Evaluation In Music Therapy [LEV]
f. Foundations of Music: Music Theory For Non-Music Majors [BGU]
g. Functional Guitar For Pre- And Elementary School Teachers [LEV]
h. Introduction To Music As A Creative Arts Therapy [BGU]
i. Lets Discover Our Inner Music: Self Awareness Through Music [SKB; KAY]
j. Music History And Literature (From Antiquity Till The Classic Period) [BGU]
k. Music In Special Education: Influence Of Music On Exceptional Children [LEV; SKB]
l. Music Research Seminar [LEV]
m. Music Therapy Group Dynamics [LEV]
n. Music Therapy: Introduction and Principle Theories [LEV]
o. Music Therapy Skills (Children And Adult) [LEV]
p. Normal Musical Development (Pre-Natal Development To Age 8) [LEV; SKB; KAY]
q. Orff-Schulwerk [LEV]
r. Play, Activity, And Training Songs [LEV; SKB; KAY]
s. Power of Music: Introduction To Music Psychology [LEV; SKB; KAY; BGU]
t. Psychodynamic Meanings Of Music [LEV]
u. Psychology And Physiology Of Music [LEV; SKB; KAY; BGU]
v. Quincy Jones: A Musical Biography [BGU]
w. Workshop: Music Science Research [BGU]

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2. Education, Special Education, And Psychology Courses
a. Applied Social Psychology [LEV]
b. Developmental Psychology [LEV]
c. Emotional Development Of Exceptional Populations [LEV; SKB; KAY]
d. Introduction To Psychology [LEV]
e. Methods Of Therapy [LEV; SKB]
f. Personality Theories [LEV]
g. Psychological Aspects Of Creativity And Giftedness [LEV; SKB; KAY]
h. Research Seminar On High Ability [LEV; SKB; KAY]
i. Special Child In The Regular Classroom [LEV; SKB; KAY]
B. RESEARCH SUPERVISION
2010-2012
2009-2014

2007-2009
2003-2009

MA, Singing In Everyday Life


Student: Mrs. Rona Poles-Cahn
PhD, The Effects Of Parenting Style On Playing Experience And The
Intention Of Classical Musicians To Peruse Or Drop Out Playing After
Graduating High School.
Student: Mrs. Michal Turner
Post-Doctoral Project, Positive Aging Among Orchestra Musicians
Research Fellow: Dr. Donna Abecasis
PhD, Learning Effects Of Childrens Hand-Clapping Songs
Student: Mrs. Idit Sulkin

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS


1999-2001
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,
funded by the Estate of Frances Schillinger-Shaw ($70,000)
1996-1998
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,
funded by the VaTat Committee of the Commission on Higher
Education, Ministry of Education, State of Israel ($33,500)
1994
Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award for Outstanding
Research, awarded by Performing Arts Medicine Association ($2,500)
1992-1994
Overseas Research Students (ORS) Award, funded by the Committee of
Vice-Chancellors and Principals (CVCP), United Kingdom (7,000)
1984
Graduate School Day Honorary Master's Research Project, awarded by the
Dean of Mental Health Sciences of Hahnemann Medical University
1981
Jack Grubert Scholarship For Academic Achievement, awarded by the
Headmaster, Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance ($1,500)

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
A. AUTHORED BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
1. Brodsky, W. (1983) Blissongs: Augmentative Singing For The Non-Verbal Multi-Handicapped
Client. Philadelphia, Pa.: Author.
2. Brodsky, W. (Commissioned, to be published 2013) Seasoned Musicians: Playing Beyond The Fifth
Decade. Medical & Neuroscience Division, Oxford University Press, London, UK
B. EDITED BOOKS: CHAPTERS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
1. Brodsky, W. (1990) Group improvisation within music therapy: a medium for intervention and
change. In E. Chigier (ed) Youth And Disability, pp. 247-255. London: Freund Publishing House

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2. Brodsky, W. (1997) Auditivity - a cognitive and psychological orientation based on sensory
preferences for audition. In A. Gabrielson (ed) Proceedings Of The Third Triennial ESCOM
Conference (European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music), pp. 317-322. Sweden:
Department of Psychology Uppsala University.
3. Brodsky, W. and Sloboda, J. A. (1997) The effects of whole-body acoustic stimulation on subjective
relaxation, verbalization, and visual imagery among professional orchestra musicians. In A.
Gabrielson (ed) Proceedings Of The Third Triennial ESCOM Conference (European Society for the
Cognitive Sciences of Music), pp. 323-328. Sweden: Department of Psychology Uppsala University.
4. Brodsky, W., Henik, A., Rubinstein, B. and Zorman, M. (1998) Demonstrating inner hearing among
highly-trained expert musicians. Proceedings of the 5th ICMPC (International Congress of the
International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition), pp. 237-242. Seoul, Korea: Western
Music Research Institute.
5. Brodsky, W., Henik, A., Rubinstein, B. and Zorman, M. (1999) Inner hearing among symphony
orchestra musicians: intersectional differences of string-players versus wind-players. In Suk Won Yi
(ed) Music, Mind, And Science. Chap. 20, pp. 374-396. Seoul, Korea: Seoul National University.
C. REFEREED ARTICLES IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS
1. Brodsky, W. and Niedorf, H. (1986) "Songs from the Heart": new paths to greater maturity. The Arts
In Psychotherapy, 13, 333-341.
2. Brodsky, W. (1987-88). Music therapy as a supportive modality for maladjusted new immigrant
children. AMHAI Newsletter, 7, 8-14. Highland Park, IL.: AMHAI (Association for Mental Health
Affiliation with Israel)
3. Brodsky, W. (1987/1988) Music therapy as a supportive modality for maladjusted new immigrant
children. AMHAI Newsletter, 7, 8-14. Association for Mental Health Affiliated with Israel.
4. Brodsky, W. (1989) Music therapy as an intervention for children with cancer in isolation rooms.
Music Therapy, 8, 17-34.
5. Brodsky, W. (1990) Disassociative ego functions of the creative musician: the "schizophonic realm."
The Creative Child And Adult Quarterly, 15, 183-188.
6. Brodsky, W. (1991) A personal perspective of the power of music and mass communication, prior to
and during the Gulf War crisis in Israel: implications for music therapy. Music Therapy, 10, 99-113.
7. Brodsky, W., Sloboda J. A. and Waterman, M. G. (1994) An exploratory investigation into auditory
style as a correlate and predictor of music performance anxiety. Medical Problems Of Performing
Artists, 9, 101-112.
8. Brodsky, W. (1996) Music performance anxiety reconceptualised: a critique of current research
practices and findings. Medical Problems Of Performing Artists, 11, 88-98.
9. Brodsky, W. and Sloboda, J. A. (1997) Clinical trial of a music generated vibrotactile therapeutic
environment for musicians: main effects and outcome differences between therapy subgroups.
Journal Of Music Therapy, 34, 2-32.
10. Brodsky, W. (1999) Auffuhrungsangste bei Musikern als musikbezogenes Phanomen: Ein neues
Konzept (Reconceptualizing music performance anxiety as a music-related phenomenon).
Musikphysologie und Musikermedzin, 6, 14-18 [German language Journal of Music Physiology and
Music Medicine]
11. Brodsky, W. (2000) Post-exposure effects of music-generated vibration and whole-body acoustic
stimulation among symphony orchestra musicians. Psychology Of Music, 28, 98-115.
12. Brodsky, W. (2002) The effects of music tempo on simulated driving performance and vehicular
control. Transportation Research, Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 4, 219-241.
13. Brodsky, W. (2003) Joseph Schillinger (1895-1943): Music science promethean. American Music,
21, 45-73
14. Brodsky, W., Henik, A., Rubinstein, B. and Zorman, M. (2003) Auditory imagery from musical
notation in expert musicians. Perception & Psychophysics, 65, 602-612.

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15. Brodsky, W. (2004). Developing The Keele Assessment Of Auditory Style (KAAS): A FactorAnalytic Study Of Cognitive Trait Predisposition For Audition. Music Scienti, 8, 83-108.
16. Brodsky, W. (2005). The effects of metronomic pendular adjustment versus tap-tempo input on the
stability and accuracy of tempo perception. Cognitive Processing, 6, 117-127.
17. Brodsky, W. (2006). In the wings of British orchestras: a multi-episode interview study of symphony
players. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 79, 673-690.
18. Cohen Kadosh, R., Brodsky, W., Levin, M., & Henik, A. (2008). Mental representation: What can
pitch tell us about the distance effect? Cortex, 44, 470-477.
19. Brodsky, W., Kessler, Y., Rubinstein, B. S., Ginsborg, J., and Henik, A. (2008). The mental
representation of music notation: notational audiation. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Human
Perception & Performance, 34(2), 427-445.
20. Brodsky, W. (2009) Commentary on The Effects of Musical Fit On Choice Between Competing
Pairs of Cultural Products by Joanne P. S. Yeoh & Adrian C. North (2009). Empirical
Musicological Review, 4(4), 146-150.
21. Brodsky, W. and Sulkin, I. (2011). Handclapping songs: a spontaneous platform for cognitive
development among children 5-10 years old. Early Child Development And Care, 181(8), 1111-36.
22. Brodsky, W. (2011). Developing a functional method to apply music in branding: design language
generated music. Psychology Of Music, 39(2); 261-283.
23. Brodsky, W. (2011). Rationale behind investigating positive aging among symphony orchestra
musicians: A call for a new arena of empirical study. Music Scienti,15(1), 3-15.
24. Brodsky, W. and Kizner, M. (2012). Investigating an alternative in-car music background designed
for driver safety. Transportation Research, Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 15(3), 162-73.
D. REVIEWS AND COMMENTARIES IN REFEREED JOURNALS
1. Brodsky, W. (1998) Conference Update: SMPC '97. Conference of the Society for Music
Perception and Cognition, July 31- August 2 1997, The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts
Institute Of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Mass., USA. Psychomusicology, 15.
2. Brodsky, W. (1998) Book Review: The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of
Musicians by Anthony E. Kemp, Oxford University Press, 1996. High Ability Studies, 9, 128131.
3. Brodsky, W. (1999) Book Review: Understanding Those Who Create (2 nd edition) by Jane
Piirto, Gifted Psychology Press, Scottsdale, Az., 1998. High Ability Studies, 10, 244-246.
4. Brodsky, W. (2001) Book Review: Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and
Celebrity by David Giles, Macmillan Press, Hampshire UK., 2000. High Ability Studies, 12,
137-139.
5. Brodsky, W. and Persson, R. (2002) Book Review: Encyclopedia of Creativity by Mark Runco and
Steven Pritzker, Academic Press, San Diego, CA., 1999. High Ability Studies, 13, 86-90.
6. Brodsky, W. (2003) Book Review: Musical Identities by R. MacDonald and David Hargreaves,
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK., 2002. Psychology Of Music, 31, 434-437.
7. Brodsky, W. (2004) CD Review: Music From The Ether: Original Works For Theremin by Lydia
Kavina, Mode Records 76 (7-64593-00742-5), 1999. American Music, 22, 192-197.
8. Brodsky, W. (2005) Book Review: Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings by D. J.
Levitin, The MIT Press (A Bradford Book), Cambridge, Mass., 2001. Psychology Of Music, 32, 117119.
E. OTHER SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
1. Brodsky, W. (2007). Joseph Schillinger: Music Sciences or Musical Science Fiction [Part I & II],
The Schillinger SymposiumMedia Links, The Schillinger School of Music. Permanently displayed
at: www.theschillingerschoolofmusic.org/schedule.php supported and hosted by OXFORDMUSIC.NET

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SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS
A. K EY N OTE SPEAKER
1. Aspen, USA (7/94): Performing Arts Medicine Association 12 th Annual Symposium on Medical
Problems of Musicians & Dancers; An Exploratory Investigation Into Auditory Style As A Correlate
And Predictor Of Music Performance Anxiety [1994 Alice G. Brandfonbrenner Young Investigator
Award]
2. Berlin, Germany (10/98): 6th European Congress on Performing Arts Medicine and Physiology of
Music; Reconceptualizing Music Performance Anxiety As A Music-Related Phenomenon
3. Freiburg, Germany (10/03): Interdisciplinary Approaches In Music Psychology, Musicology, and
Music Education; Notational Audiation: The Mental Representation Of Music Notation
4. Hertfordshire, UK (9/07): 1st International Symposium on The Schillinger System Of Musical
Composition; Joseph Schillinger: Music Sciences or Musical Science Fiction.
B. INVITED PAPERS
1. Staffordshire, UK (6/95): Summer Conference of the British Association for Performing Arts
Medicine at Keele University; Clinical Trial Of A Music Generated Vibrotactile Therapeutic
Environment For Musicians
2. Lyon, France (10/96): Congres International Des Arts Et De La Medicine (International Conference
On The Arts & Medicine) organized by Medart France and Bio Amadeus; Music Performance
Anxiety Reconceptualised: A Critique Of Current Research Practices And Findings presentation
within the round table panel on Performance Anxiety (with R. J. Lederman, G. Y. De Nelsky and J.
Mouret)
3. Hannover, Germany (10/98): Institut fur Musikphysiologie und Musiker-Medizin, Hochschule fur
Musik und Theater Hannover; Demonstrating Inner Hearing Among Highly- Trained Expert
Musicians (with A. Henik)
4. Freiburg, Germany (10/98): Freiburg Music Academy, Department of Music Education;
Demonstrating Inner Hearing Among Highly-Trained Expert Musicians (with A. Henik)
5. Tel Aviv, Israel (5/00): Does Mozart Need An Effect Symposium at the Levinsky College Of
Education; The Mozart Effect - A Review Of The Major Research Findings
6. Beer Sheva, Israel (5/02): The Humorous Face of Israeli Society Symposium at the Beer-Sheva
Municipal Theatre; Music in Humor and Musical Humor
7. Tel Aviv, Israel (6/04): Informatics: The Key To Saving Lives Symposium of the Authority For
Prevention of Accidents and Road safety, Ministry of Transportation; Audiophile Drivers: How
Listening To Music Affects Driving
8. Manchester, UK (2/06): Royal Northern College Of Music, CETL / Research Centre For The
Vocational Training Of Musicians, Research Seminars On Music Psychology, Pedagogy And
Performance; Becoming A Musician Can Save Your Life! The Benefits Of Advanced Music Training
And Music Performance Skills On Driving Performance And Vehicular Control.
9. Paderborn, Germany (09/12): Musical Ability, Giftedness and Aging, The 20 th Year Anniversary
Conference of the Institute For Research On Musical Ability:
C. PRESENTATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES
1. New Orleans, USA (11/83): 34th Annual Conference of the National Association for Music Therapy;
Blissongs - Augmentive Singing For The Non-Verbal Multi-Handicapped Client
2. New York, USA (3/84): Thirteenth Annual Conference of the American Association for Music
Therapy; Blissongs: Augmentative Singing For The Nonverbal Multihandicapped Client
3. Jerusalem, Israel (6/85): International Symposium on Youth and Disability; Group Improvisation
Within Music Therapy: A Medium For Intervention And Change
4. Jerusalem, Israel (6/85): International Symposium on Youth and Disability; Songs From The Heart:
New Paths To Greater Maturity (with H. Niedorf)

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5. Jerusalem, Israel (5/86): 11th World Congress of the International Association of Workers for
Maladjusted Children; Music Therapy As A Supportive Modality For Maladjusted New Immigrant
Children
6. Jerusalem, Israel (5/86): 11th World Congress of the International Association of Workers for
Maladjusted Children; The Role Of The Private Music Therapist In The Treatment Of Maladjusted
Children
7. Jerusalem, Israel (9/87): First International Paediatric Oncology Nursing Meeting at the 9 th Meeting
of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology; Music Therapy With Children In Isolation
Rooms
8. London, UK (9/93): Second International Conference on Psychology and Performing Arts at the
Institute of Psychiatry University of London; The Assessment Of Auditory Style As A Primary
Mode Of Psychological Development And Orientation: Implications Or Treating Performing
Musicians
9. Staffordshire, UK (6/95): Summer Conference of the British Association for Performing Arts
Medicine at Keele University; Auditory Style As A Correlate And Predictor Of Music Performance
Anxiety
10. Staffordshire, UK (6/95): Summer Conference of the British Association for Performing Arts
Medicine at Keele University; Career Stress And Performance Anxiety Amongst Orchestral
Musicians: Diagnostic Criteria And Research Based Epidemology
11. Lyon, France (10/96): Congres International Des Arts Et De La Medicine (International Conference
on the Arts and Medicine) organized by Medart France and Bio Amadeus; An Exploratory
Investigation Of Auditivity And Auditory Styles As Correlates And Predictors Of Music Performance
Anxiety
12. Lyon, France (19/96): Congres International Des Arts Et De La Medicine (International Conference
on the Arts and Medicine) organized by Medart France and Bio Amadeus; Clinical Trial Of A
Music-Generated Vibrotactile Therapeutic Environment For Performance Anxiety Among
Professional Symphony Orchestra Musicians
13. Tel Aviv, Israel (2/97): Israel Musicological Society 97 Symposium on Music Education at the
Levinsky College of Education; Elementary School Music Teachers - Evaluating Training Programs
And Core Curriculum As Contributing Factors To Successful Teaching, and Assessment Of Attitudes
Regarding The Music Teaching Profession: Preliminary Results
14. Uppsala, Sweden (6/97): Third Triennial Conference of The European Society for the Cognitive
Sciences of Music at Uppsala University; Auditivity - A Cognitive Style And Psychological
Orientation Based On Sensory Preferences For Audition
15. Uppsala, Sweden (6/97): Third Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive
Sciences of Music at Uppsala University; Demonstrating Inner Hearing Among Musicians (with A.
Henik)
16. Uppsala, Sweden (6/97): Third Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive
Sciences of Music at Uppsala University; The Effects Of Whole-Body Acoustic Stimulation On
Subjective Relaxation, Verbalization, And Visual Imagery Among Professional Orchestra Musicians
(with J. A. Sloboda)
17. Cambridge, USA (8/97): The 97 Conference of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition at
the Media Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Demonstrating Inner Hearing
Among Musicians (with A. Henik)
18. Cambridge, USA (8/97): The 97 Conference of the Society for Music Perception and Cognitio n at
the Media Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; The Effects Of Whole-Body
Acoustic Stimulation On Subjective Relaxation, Verbalization, And Visual Imagery Among
Professional Orchestra Musicians (with J. A. Sloboda)
19. Tel Aviv, Israel (2/98): Israel Musicological Society 98 Symposium on Music Education at Bar-Ilan
University; Inner Hearing Among Highly-Trained Musicians (with A. Henik)

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20. Seoul, Korea (8/98): 5th International Congress of the International Conference on Music Perception
and Cognition at the Western Music Research Institute of Seoul University; Demonstrating Inner
Hearing Among Highly-Trained Expert Musicians (with A. Henik)
21. Jerusalem, Israel (9/98): XI Congress of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology;
Demonstrating Inner Hearing Among Highly-Trained Expert Musicians (with A. Henik)
22. Haifa, Israel (6/00): The Contribution of Music Science to the Study of Human Behavior, Symposium
at the International Conference On Psychology; The Minds Ear: Inner Hearing O f Notated Music
(with A. Henik, B. Rubinstein, and M. Zorman)
23. Staffordshire, UK (8/00): 6th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition at Keele
University; The Minds Ear: Inner Hearing Of Notated Music (with A. Henik, B. Rubinstein, and
M. Zorman)
24. Kingston, Canada (8/01): 2001 Meeting Of The Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC)
At Queens University, Joseph Schillinger - Music Science Promethean.
25. Kingston, Canada (8/01): 2001 Meeting Of The Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC)
At Queens University, The Effects Of Music Tempo On Driving Performance.
26. San Servolo Island, Venice Italy (10/02): The Neurosciences and Music: Mutual Interactions and
Implications on Developmental Functions, Stability And Accuracy Of Tempo Perspicacity Among
Everyday Ordinary Listeners: Metronomic Adjustment Versus Motor Responses.
27. Hanover, Germany (09/03): 5th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive
Sciences of Music, at Hanover University of Music and Drama, Audiophile Drivers: How Listening
To Music Affects Driving.
28. Hanover, Germany (09/03): 5th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive
Sciences of Music, at Hanover University of Music and Drama, Pendular Calibration Versus TapTempo Input: Stability-Accuracy.
29. Hanover, Germany (09/03): 5th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive
Sciences of Music, at Hanover University of Music and Drama, Another Side Of The Orchestra: An
Interview Study.
30. Leipzig, Germany (05/05): Neurosciences and Music II: From Perception to Performance,
Notational Audiation: Perceiving the Minds Voice (with A. Henik and B. Rubinstein).
31. Porto, Portugal (09/05): Performance Matters! International Conference On Practical, Psychological,
Philosophical And Educational Issues In Musical Performance, Hand-Clapping Songs: A Natural
Ecological Medium For Pre-Instrumental Training (with I. Sulkin).
32. Porto, Portugal (09/05): Performance Matters! International Conference On Practical, Psychological,
Philosophical And Educational Issues In Musical Performance, Music & Health; Music Medicine.
33. East Sussex, UK (8/07): Summer Workshop on Music, Language and Movement, Hand-Clapping
Songs: A Natural Ecological Medium For Childs Movement Performance And Development (with
I. Sulkin).
34. Tel Aviv, Israel (12/10): Inaugural Meeting of the Israel Music Cognition Group, Applying DesignLanguage Generated Music In Branding.
35. Gothenburg, Sweden (09/11): 2nd International Conference On Driver Distraction and Inattention, A
Viable Alternative Music background As Mediated Intervention For Increased Drivers Safety (with
M. Kizner).
36. Thessaloniki, Greece (07/12): 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition
(ICMPC) & 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music
(ESCOM), A Viable Alternative Music background As Mediated Intervention For Increased Drivers
Safety (with M. Kizner).
37. Thessaloniki, Greece (07/12): 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition
(ICMPC) & 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music
(ESCOM), Background Music As A Risk Factor For Distraction Among Young Drivers: And IVDR
Study (with Z. Slor).

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38. Groningen, The Netherlands (08/12): 5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport
Psychology, A Viable Alternative Music background As Mediated Intervention For Increased
Drivers Safety (with M. Kizner).
39. Groningen, The Netherlands (08/12): 5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport
Psychology, Background Music As A Risk Factor For Distraction Among Young Drivers: And
IVDR Study (with Z. Slor).
40. Groningen, The Netherlands (08/12): 5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport
Psychology, Effects of music and sensation-seeking on direct and indirect measures of driving
behavior (with Y. Gidron).

RESEARCH GRANTS
2010-2012
2010-2011

2008-2009

2008-2009
2006-2007
2003-2004

2022-2004

Israel National Road Safety Authority: Background Music as a Risk


Factor for Distraction Among Young Drivers: An IVDR Study [$70,000]
Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality, Family Health Clinics (Tipat Halav): Music
Preferences of Mothers: Classical Versus Baby-Toddler Directed Music
(with I. Sulkin) [$5,000]
General Motors Corporation, Vehicle Development Research Lab, Work
Systems, Human Machine Interface (HMI), R&D and Planning:
Brand Expression Through Sound And Music [$30,000]
GM Foundation (USA) with UMI Technology (Israel): Music Psychology
of Driving: The Effect of Music On Drivers [$30,000]
Ben-Gurion University Support Grant [$2,350]
Israel Science Foundation, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities,
Grant #765/03 Notational Audiation: The Mental Representation Of
Musical Notation [$30,000]
Ben-Gurion University Support Grant [$5,000]

CLINICAL QUALIFICATIONS
A. LICENSURE
Creative and Expressive Therapist, License #6368, Ministry of Health, Department of Medical
Professions, Israel (1991)
B. Registration / Certification
Registered Music Therapist (RMT), National Association For Music Therapy, USA (1984-1998)
Certified Music Therapist (CMT), American Association For Music Therapy, USA (1985-1998)
Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC), Certification Board For Music Therapy, USA (1984-2000)
Registered Music Therapist (RMTh), Association Of Professional Music Therapists, UK (1992-1995)
C. CLINICAL PRACTICE (ISRAEL)
1. Special Education Schools And Vocational Centers (N=7): Cerebral Palsy; Multi-Handicapped;
Hearing Impaired; Emotionally and Socially Maladjusted; Juvenile Delinquency; Mental Retardation;
and Learning Disabilities
2. Hospitals And Medical Centers (N=6): Pediatric, Oncology, Geriatric, and Psychiatric Departments at
Hadassah Ein Kerem; Hadassah Mt. Scopus; Shaare Tzedek; Ezrath Nashim; Talbeah Hospitals; and
MTR Medical Center in Jerusalem
3. Mental Health Clinics (N=2): Mental Health Center Eilot; Mother and Child Clinic Seminar
Kibbutzim