Dr. Birgitta Burger

Hauptforschungsgebiete

  • Rolle des Körpers bei der (ästhetischen) Musikwahrnehmung
  •  Musik und Bewegung/Tanz
  •  Synchronisation und Entrainment
  • Rhythmuswahrnehmung und -embodiment im Kulturvergleich

Vita

Ausbildung

2009-2013Promotion in Musikwissenschaft, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
2002-2008

Studium der Musikwissenschaft, Informationsverarbeitung und Phonetik, Universität zu Köln

Werdegang

Seit 2013Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Postdoc Researcher, University of Jyväskylä, Finnland (aktuelles Projekt: Dancing to the same beat, gefördert durch die Finnische Akademie)
2018

Gastwissenschaftlerin, Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik

2014

Gastwissenschaftlerin, MARCS, Western Sydney University, Australien

  

Publikationen

Zeitschriftenartikel und Handbuchartikel

Burger, B., London, J., Thompson, M.R., & Toiviainen, P. (2017). Synchronization to metrical levels in music depends on event density. Psychological Research. doi:10.1007/s00426-017-0894-2

Carlson, E., Saari, P., Burger, B., & Toiviainen, P. (2017). Personality and musical preference using social-tagging in expert-selection. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 27(3), 203-212.

Földes, Z., Ala-Ruona, E., Burger, B., & Orsi, G. (2017). Anxiety Reduction with Music and Tempo Synchronization on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Patients. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 27(4), 343-349.

Little, N., Burger, B., & Croucher, S.M. (2017). EDM and Ecstasy: The lived experiences of electronic dance music festival attendees. Journal of New Music Research, 47(1), 78-95.

Van Dyck, E., Burger, B. & Orlandatou, K. (2017). The Communication of Emotions in Dance. In M. Lesaffre, P.-J. Maes, & M. Leman (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interaction (pp. 122-130). New York, NY, London, UK: Routledge.

Carlson, E. & Burger, B. & London, J. & Thompson, M.& Toiviainen, P. (2016). Conscientiousness and Extraversion relate to responsiveness to tempo in dance. Human Movement Science, 49, 315-325.

London, J., Burger, B., Thompson, M.R., & Toiviainen, P. (2016). Speed on the Dance Floor: Auditory and Visual Cues for Musical Tempo. Acta Psychologica, 164, 70-80.

Puupponen, A., Wainio, T., Burger, B., & Jantunen, T. (2015). Head movements in Finnish sign language on the basis of motion capture data: A study of the form and function of nods, nodding, head thrusts, and head pulls. Sign Language and Linguistics, 18(1), 41-89.

Burger, B., Thompson, M. R., Saarikallio, S., Luck, G., & Toiviainen, P. (2014). Hunting for the beat in the body: On period and phase locking in music-induced movement. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:903, 1-16.

Luck, G., Saarikallio, S., Burger, B., Thompson, Marc R., Toiviainen, P. (2014). Emotion-driven encoding of music preference and personality in dance. Musicae Scientiae, 18(3), 307-323.

Burger, B., Saarikallio, S., Luck, G., Thompson, M. R. & Toiviainen, P. (2013). Relationships between perceived emotions in music and music-induced movement. Music Perception, 30(5), 519-535.

Burger, B., Thompson, M. R., Saarikallio, S., Luck, G., & Toiviainen, P. (2013). Influences of rhythm- and timbre-related musical features on characteristics of music-induced movement. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:183, 1-10.

Saarikallio, S., Luck, G., Burger, B., Thompson, M. R., & Toiviainen, P. (2013). Dance moves reflect current affective state illustrative of approach-avoidance motivation. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 7(3), 296-305.

Luck, G., Saarikallio, S., Burger, B., Thompson, M. R., & Toiviainen, P. (2010). Effects of the Big Five and musical genre on music-induced movement. Journal of Research in Personality, 44(6), 714-720.

Ausgewählte Konferenzproceedings

Järvinen-Lepistö, P., Burger, B., & Ala-Ruona, E. (2014). Motor performance in post-stroke recovery using active music therapy. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition - 5th Conference of Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.

Burger, B., Polet, J., Luck, G., Thompson, M. R., Saarikallio, S., & Toiviainen, P. (2013). Investigating relationships between music, emotions, personality, and music-induced movement. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music and Emotion. Jyväskylä, Finland: University of Jyväskylä.

Burger, B., Thompson, M. R., Saarikallio, S., Luck, G., & Toiviainen, P. (2013). Oh happy dance: Emotion recognition in dance movement. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music and Emotion. Jyväskylä, Finland: University of Jyväskylä.

Burger, B. & Toiviainen, P. (2013). MoCap Toolbox - A Matlab toolbox for computational analysis of movement data. In Proceedings of the 10th Sound and Music Computing Conference, (pp. 172-178). Stockholm, Sweden: KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Burger, B., Saarikallio, S., Luck, G., Thompson, M. R., & Toiviainen, P. (2012). Emotions Move Us: Basic Emotions in Music Influence People's Movement to Music. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition / 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, (pp. 177-182). Thessaloniki, Greece. (Awarded with the Young Researcher Award).

Burger, B., Thompson, M. R., Luck, G., Saarikallio, S., & Toiviainen, P. (2012). Music Moves Us: Beat-Related Musical Features Influence Regularity of Music-Induced Movement. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition / 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

 

 

Auszeichnungen & Stipendien

  • SEMPRE-ICMPC12 Young Researcher Award, ICMPC/ESCOM 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece.