Jamshed J. Bharucha

Research Professor

Distinguished Fellow

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6-3660
445 Moore Hall
HB 6027
Department:
Education
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Education:
Ph.D Harvard University, 1983
M.A. Yale University, 1979
B.A. Vassar College, 1978

Selected Publications

Large, E., Kim, J.C., Flaig, N., Bharucha, J. & Krumhansl, C. (2016). A neurodynamic account of musical tonality. Music Perception, 33, 319-331.

Bharucha, J. (2013). Education in South Asia: Time bomb or silver bullet? In A. Najam & M. Yusuf (Eds.), South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures. NY: Anthem Press.

Bharucha, J., Goldstein, M., Grabois, N., Zimmer, R. & Van Zandt, D. (2012). Keynote Panel: What ought universities look like in 20 to 30 years? Social Research, 79 [Special issue on The Future of Higher Education], 551-572.

Curtis, M.E. & Bharucha, J. (2010). The minor third communicates sadness in speech, mirroring its use in music. Emotion, 10, 335-348.

Ambady, N. & Bharucha, J. (2009). Culture and the brain. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 342-345.

Bharucha, J. (2009). Overlapping crises. Inside Higher Ed, December 10.

Bharucha, J. (2009). From frequency to pitch, and from pitch class to musical key: Shared principles of learning and perception. Connection Science, 21, 177-192.

Bharucha, J. (2008). Cognitive dilemmas in higher education. In M.E. Devlin (Ed), Futures Forum 2008. Cambridge, MA: Forum for the Future of Higher Education and NACUBO.

Bharucha, J. (2006). Squeeze a bit more from this sponge. Times Higher Education Supplement, September 8, p. 4. London: TSL Education. http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/squeeze-a-bit-more-from-this-sponge/205239.article

Bharucha, J., Curtis, M.E. & Paroo, K. (2006). Varieties of musical experience. Cognition, 100, 131-172.

Janata, P., Birk, J., Van Horn, J.D., Leman, M., Tillmann, B. & Bharucha, J. (2003). The cortical topography of tonal structures underlying Western music. Science, 298, 2167-2170.

Justus, T.C. & Bharucha, J. (2001). Modularity in musical processing: The automaticity of harmonic priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 1000-1011.

Tillmann, B., Bharucha, J. & Bigand, E. (2000). Implicit learning of tonality: A self-organizing approach. Psychological Review, 107, 885–913.

Tekman, H.G. & Bharucha, J. (1998). Implicit knowledge versus psychoacoustic similarity in priming of chords. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 24, 252-260.

Bharucha, J. (1996). Melodic anchoring. Music Perception, 13, 383-400.

Bharucha, J. & Mencl, W.E. (1996). Two issues in auditory cognition: Self-organization of categories and pitch-invariant pattern recognition. Psychological Science, 7, 142-149.

Tekman, H.G. & Bharucha, J. (1992). Time course of chord priming. Perception & Psychophysics, 51, 33-39.

Bharucha, J., & Todd, P. (1991). Modeling the perception of tonal structure with neural nets. Computer Music Journal, 13, 44-53. [Reprinted in P. Todd & G. Loy (Eds.), Music and Connectionism (pp 128-137). Cambridge: MIT Press.]

Tramo, M.J., Bharucha, J. & Musiek, F.E. (1990). Music perception and cognition following bilateral lesions of auditory cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 195-212.

Bharucha, J. (1987). Music cognition and perceptual facilitation: A connectionist framework. Music Perception, 5, 1-30.

Bharucha, J. & Stoeckig, K. (1987). Priming of chords: Spreading activation or overlapping frequency spectra? Perception & Psychophysics, 41, 519-524.

Bharucha, J. (1984). Anchoring effects in music: The resolution of dissonance. Cognitive Psychology, 16, 485-518.

Castellano, M.A., Bharucha, J. & Krumhansl, C.L. (1984). Tonal hierarchies in the music of North India. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 113, 394-412.

Bharucha, J. & Krumhansl, C.L. (1983). The representation of harmonic structure in music: Hierarchies of stability as a function of context. Cognition, 13, 63-102.

Krumhansl, C.L., Bharucha, J. & Kessler, E.J. (1982). Perceived harmonic structure of chords in three related musical keys. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 8, 24-36.

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Selected Works and Activities

Trustee, Vassar College

Board of Managers, SRM University – Amaravati, India

Honorary Board of Advisors, Indian International Model UN