Publications & Presentations

Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2016). Hearing the beat: Young children’s perceptual sensitivity to beat alignment varies according to metric structure. Music Perception, 34(1), 56-70.

Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2015). The effect of visual information on young children’s perceptual sensitivity to musical beat alignment. Timing and Time Perception, 3(1-2), 88-101.

Cirelli, L. K., Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2014) Interpersonal synchrony increases prosocial behaviour in infants. Developmental Science, 17(6), 1003-1011.
**check out a three-minute video abstract of this study**

Selected peer-reviewed published abstracts

Einarson, K. M., Hendricks, K. S., Mitchell, N., Guerriero, E. M., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). Student persistence in group-based Suzuki music training and parent ratings of children’s empathy. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, USA (p. 535).

Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2014). Children’s sensitivity to musical metre: What changes with age and what doesn’t? In Proceedings of the 12th International Research Symposium in Talent Education, Minneapolis.

Einarson, K. M. & Trainor, L. J. (2013). Five-year-old children’s beat perception and beat synchronization abilities. In Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Conference Abstract: 14th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop, Birmingham.

Cirelli, L. K., Einarson, K. M., Lade, S. & Trainor, L. J. (2013). Interpersonal motor synchrony to a musical beat as a cue for social cohesion during infancy, In Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Conference Abstract: 14th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop, Birmingham.

Einarson, K. M., & Trainor, L. J. (2012). Young children’s musical enculturation: Developing a test of young children’s metre processing skills. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Einarson, K. M., Corrigall, K. A., & Trainor, L. J. (2012). Assessing young children’s musical enculturation: A novel method for testing sensitivity to key membership, harmony, and musical metre. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Cirelli, L. K., Einarson, K. M., & Trainor, L. J. (2012). Bouncing babies to the beat: Music and helping behaviour in infancy. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Selected professional publications  

Einarson, K. M., Hendricks, K. S., Guerriero, E. M., Mitchell, N., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). Parent Education in Suzuki Studios: Who offers it? Who receives it? What does it look like? American Suzuki Journal, 45(1), 25-26.

Mitchell, N., Guerriero, E. M., Einarson, K. M., Hendricks, K. S., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). The challenges of offering group classAmerican Suzuki Journal, 44(4), 6-7. [downloadable graphic]

Guerriero, E. M., Mitchell, N., Einarson, K. M., Hendricks, K. S., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). The joys and benefits of Suzuki group class. American Suzuki Journal, 44(3), 8-9. [downloadable graphic]

Mitchell, N., Hendricks, K. S., Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). What do Suzuki studios look like? American Suzuki Journal, 44(2), 18.

Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., D’Ercole, P, Hendricks, K. S., & Mitchell, N. (2015). Who are Suzuki Teachers? American Suzuki Journal, 44(1), 21-22.

Mitchell, N., Hendricks, K. S., Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., & D’Ercole, P. (2015). The International Research Symposium on Talent Education. American Suzuki Journal, 43(4), 22.

Thomas, R., Couchman, S, & Einarson, K. M. (2013). A Measure of Success: The Contribution of Symphony Education Programs in Canada. 2010-2013 Symphonies Education Program Report, Measuredoutcome Consulting, Toronto, Canada.

Edited proceedings

Einarson, K. M. (Ed.). (2016). Proceedings of the 13th International Research Symposium in Talent Education. Minneapolis, MN. ISBN: 978-0-9939334-3-1

Einarson, K. M. (Ed.). (2014). Proceedings of the 12th International Research Symposium in Talent Education. Minneapolis, MN. ISBN: 978-0-9939334-0-0

Einarson, K. M. (Ed.). (2012). Proceedings of the 11th International Research Symposium in Talent Education. Minneapolis, MN. ISBN: 978-0-9939334-1-7

Einarson, K. M. (Ed.). (2010). Proceedings of the 10th International Research Symposium in Talent Education. Minneapolis, MN. ISBN: 978-0-9939334-2-4

Professional publications  

Guerriero, E. M., Mitchell, N., Einarson, K. M., Hendricks, K. S., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). Part 4: The joys and benefits of Suzuki group class. American Suzuki Journal, 44(3), 8-9.

Mitchell, N., Hendricks, K. S., Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., & D’Ercole, P. (2016). Part 3: What do Suzuki studios look like? American Suzuki Journal, 44(2), 18.

Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., D’Ercole, P, Hendricks, K. S., & Mitchell, N. (2015). Part 2: Who are Suzuki Teachers? American Suzuki Journal, 44(1), 21-22.

Mitchell, N., Hendricks, K. S., Einarson, K. M., Guerriero, E. M., & D’Ercole, P. (2015). Part I: The International Research Symposium on Talent Education. American Suzuki Journal, 43(4), 22.

Thomas, R., Couchman, S, & Einarson, K. M. (2013). A Measure of Success: The Contribution of Symphony Education Programs in Canada. 2010-2013 Symphonies Education Program Report, Measuredoutcome Consulting, Toronto, Canada.

Selected invited talks and lectures

2015      ‘Research in the Suzuki Community: International studies of teachers, students, parents, and programs’, Introduction to Music Education Research, Boston University (October).

2015      ‘Child development research, music education, and arts curricula’, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria (January).

2014      ‘Developmental Music Research: Methods, challenges, and findings’, 3MT3: Issues in Music Therapy Research, McMaster University (July).

2014      What can music research tell us about arts participation for infants and children?’ Charting New Territory: Theatre for Early Years in Research and Practice, Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Toronto (May).

2014      ‘Can you feel the beat, or do you have two left feet? A discussion of how (and why) we learn to listen and move to music’. ‘Mac10Intellectual’ series, McMaster Alumni Association, Toronto, ON (February).

2013      ‘Let the music move you: Beat perception, synchronization, and cooperation’. ‘Discover Psychology: Science You Can Use’ public lecture series, McMaster University (Dec).

2013      ‘Empirical Music Research: Assessing young children’s sensitivity to sound and structure’, 3MT3: Issues in Music Therapy Research, McMaster University (July).

2013      ‘Quantitative Research Methods: Assessing young children’s sensitivity to key membership, harmony, and musical metre’. Research Methods in Education, Master’s of Education program (M.Ed.), University of Windsor (February).

2012      ‘Developmental Research Methods: Techniques for studying infants and young children’. Research Methods in Education, Master’s of Education program (M.Ed.), University of Windsor (October).

2009      ‘Group-based instrumental education for preschool children and their parents’ String Methods for Educators, University of Manitoba (January).

 

 

(complete CV available here)