Call for Abstracts

The biennial meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition will be held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 1-5, 2015.

Submissions are welcome from a broad range of disciplines, including (but not limited) to Psychology, Neuroscience, Medicine, Education, Engineering, and Musicology. Abstracts for presentations should be no longer than 300 words and should describe the motivation, methodology, results, and implications to the degree that this information is available at the time of submission.  Empirical contributions should refer to the stimuli/corpus, methodology, and data collected.  Theoretical contributions are also welcome, provided that the connection to music perception and cognition is underscored through discussion of aims, methods, and/or results. Authors will be asked to indicate preferred mode of presentation (Talk or Poster). Abstracts for proposed symposia are welcome and should include individual abstracts as well as a brief description of the theme. 

 

The deadline for submissions was February 13, 2015 and the submission process is now closed. Abstract decisions were sent on April 10.

  1. Prepare your abstract using this template smpc2015abstracttemplate. Formatting requirements are here: http://smpc2015.weebly.com/submitting-an-abstract.html  Abstracts from SMPC 2011 and 2013 can also be accessed as examples.
  2. Register as a new User and Create a CMT account for SMPC conference here: https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/SMPC2015
  1. Go to the drop-down menu “Select Your Role” and choose “Author”. Then click on “Create a new Paper submission” in the Author Console.
  1. Enter in the required information and upload formatted abstract.