Dr. Jamshed Bharucha

Vice Chancellor, SRM University, AP - Amaravati

Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, a distinguished higher education leader, is SRM AP’s founding Vice Chancellor with a unique vision to lead the university through a time of education reform and economic growth. Under his leadership, the university will embark on a new era of advanced research programs and global excellence, laying the foundation for a bright future on the path to academic discovery and lifelong learning.

Vice Chancellor's Vision

“My vision for SRM AP is an inter-disciplinary environment that stimulates active, engaged learning and cutting edge research. We challenge our students to think critically and creatively, communicate clearly, and develop into thoughtful global citizens and leaders. Learning through discovery and interaction is more powerful and enduring than listening passively to lectures. We seek to equip our students with the cognitive tools to adapt to and seize opportunities offered by a rapidly changing world. Most of all, we stand apart with a network of associations with esteemed institutions around the world, so that students and make their mark in a connected world.”

Biography

Dr. Bharucha has held a variety of academic leadership positions, including President of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Provost and Senior Vice President of Tufts University, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth College, where he became the first Indian-American to be named dean of a school at an Ivy League university. While on the faculty at Dartmouth, he was the John Wentworth Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, and received the Huntington Teaching Award and the Undergraduate Teaching Special Award (given by the Student Assembly). He is currently a Distinguished Fellow at Dartmouth College.

Born and raised in Mumbai, Dr. Bharucha worked as a computer programmer at his father’s engineering firm while in high school. He came to the U.S. to attend Vassar College, where he majored in Biopsychology. He then went on to receive a Master of Arts in Philosophy from Yale University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Cognitive Psychology from Harvard University. He also earned an Associate’s Diploma (ATCL) in violin performance from the Trinity College of London (International Exam Board). He has received numerous research grants from the National Science Foundation in the U.S., and has been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He received the Distinguished Achievement Award from Vassar College, where he serves on the Board of Trustees, and the Pride of America award from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. His past research has focused on the cognitive and neural basis of the perception of music, employing computational neural net models, behavioral experiments and functional MRI. More recently, his research has been on data-mining approaches to understand the comparative financial positions of American colleges.

Dr. Bharucha’s tenure at SRM University, AP - Amaravati begins on July 1, 2018. Under his leadership, the university will embark on a new era, laying the foundation for a bright future on the path to academic discovery and lifelong learning.

Academics

Harvard University, Ph.D., Psychology, 1983

Yale University, M.A., Philosophy, 1979

Vassar College, B.A., General and Departmental Honors, Biopsychology, 1978

Trinity College of Music, London, Associate’s Diploma in Violin Performance, 1973

Administrative Positions

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

  • President Emeritus, 2015-present
  • President, 2011-2015

Tufts University

  • Provost & Senior Vice President, 2002-2011

Dartmouth College

  • Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, 2001-2002
  • Deputy Provost, 2000-2001
  • Associate Dean of the Faculty (Social Sciences), 1997-2000

Faculty & Visiting Appointments

Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Visiting Scholar, 2015-2016
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

  • Professor, 2011-2015

Tufts University

  • Professor, 2002-2011
    • Department of Psychology (School of Arts & Sciences)
    • Department of Neuroscience (School of Medicine)
    • Department of Music, 2007-2011

Dartmouth College

  • John Wentworth Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 1997-2002
  • Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences (orig Psychology)
    • Professor, 1995-2002
    • Associate Professor, 1989-1995
    • Assistant Professor, 1983-1989
  • Faculty Appointments in Dartmouth Interdisciplinary Programs:
    • Program in Linguistics & Cognitive Science, 1989-2002
    • Program in Electro-Acoustic Music, 1989-2002
    • Program in Cognitive Neuroscience, 1991-2002

Visiting Appointments

  • Sabbatical at Stanford University, 1987
  • Sabbatical at Carnegie-Mellon University, 1986
  • Visiting scientist, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, 1986
  • Research Support Technician, Cornell University, 1982-83

Honors & Awards

  • Pride of America Honoree, Carnegie Corporation of New York, 2011
  • Honorary Fellow, Foreign Policy Association, 2011
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College, 2005
  • Undergraduate Teaching Initiative Special Award, Dartmouth College (given by the Student Assembly), 2002
  • Honorary member of the Dartmouth Class of 2002, awarded by the graduating class
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1993-94
  • Huntington Teaching Award, Dartmouth College, 1989
  • Fellow, American Institute of Indian Studies, 1985
  • Swinbourne Prize in Biology, Vassar College, 1978
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1978

Grants

National Institutes of Health

  • 1999-2004: “Brain Imaging and Auditory Cognition” ($376,825), Co-PI on program project grant “Program in Cognitive Neuroscience” ($5,555,811), PI: M.S. Gazzaniga, 2P50 NS17778-18
  • 1990-1993: "Cortical Networks in Auditory Pattern Perception", Co-PI with M. Tramo on program project grant "Program in Cognitive Neuroscience”, PI: MS Gazzaniga, NS17778
  • Chair, Steering Committee, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 2008-2011
  • Funded and designated by National Institutes of Health, Clinical and Translation Science Award, PI: Harry P Selker, UL1 RR025752.

National Science Foundation

  • 1996-2000: "Auditory Anchoring" ($205,610), SBR-9601287
  • 1993-96: "Modeling and Studies of Auditory Cognition" ($188,782), DBS-9222358
  • 1993-94: Grant toward Fellowship at Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, SES-9022192
  • 1989-92:  "Modeling the Acquisition of Expectancies in Music" ($100,248), BNS-8910778

McDonnell and Pew Foundations

  • 1989-1992: Training grant in Cognitive Neuroscience, Co-PI with PI: M.S. Gazzaniga

Keck Foundation

  • 1988: Scientific Courseware Grant, "A Neural Net Learning Simulator”
  • 1985: Scientific Courseware Grant, "MindLab, a Macintosh Laboratory for Perception & Cognition" Co-PI with John C Baird

Dartmouth College

  • 1987: Faculty Fellowship
  • 1993: Senior Faculty Grant
  • 1988-1990: Rockefeller Center, "Mind and Music: A Cross-Cultural Simulation", Co-PI with David E Jones

Boards

  • Board of Trustees, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 2012-2015
  • Board of Trustees, Vassar College
    • 1991-1999 (Chair, Committee on Budget & Finance, 1995-1999)
    • 2012-present (Chair, Committee on Academic Affairs, 2015-)
  • Board of Trustees, Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities,  2015
  • Board of Directors, Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation, 2013-present
  • Council of Presidents, Association of Governing Boards, 2014-2015
  • Boston Global Bridge Institute, 2009-2011
  • Board of Visitors, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA, 2008-2011
  • Board of Corporators, Hallmark Health System, 2006-2011
  • Advisory Board, NAMM Foundation (International Foundation for Music Research), 2000-2010
  • Board of Governors, University Press of New England, 2000-2001
  • Board of Directors, Society for Music Perception and Cognition, 1992-1994
  • Board of Directors, Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College, 1991-1995

National & Regional Service

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, visiting team for accreditation review:

  • Quinnipiac University (Chair), 2014
  • Al Akhawayn University, Morocco, 2009
  • University of Vermont, 2009
  • University of Connecticut, 2007

Middle States Commission on Higher Education, visiting team for accreditation review:

  • Corcoran College of Art and Design (Chair), 2014

Eastern Massachusetts Health Care Initiative (Executive Committee), 2009

Canada Fund for Innovation and Fonds de recherche du Québec, Expert Committee, 2006

National Science Foundation, Advisory Panel, Program in Human Cognition & Perception, 1993-1997

Editorial

Music Perception

  • Editor, 1994-1998
  • Associate Editor, 1992-94
  • Consulting Editor, 1986-92

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance

  • Consulting Editor, 1989-1994

Applied Economics Research Bulletin, Advisory Board, 2007-present

Manuscripts and grant proposals reviewed for numerous academic journals, funding agencies, and book publishers.

 

 

Public Commentary

“Sunday at the Met: Art and the Mind” (with Luke Syson), World Science Festival, New York, June 2, 2013.

TEDx, “The Dirty Little Secret About Learning”, April 24, 2012.

“Music and Mind: The Magical Power of Sound”, New York Academy of Sciences, December 12, 2012.

“Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggle with India” (with Joseph Lelyveld), Cooper Union Great Hall, April 16, 2012.

Education Update (with Pola Rosen), March 11, 2011.

Spotlight” (with Faith Salie, Debra Fischer, Mark Moffett, Mario Livio), World Science Festival, New York, June 5, 2010.

“Music and the Spark of Spontaneity” (with John Schaefer, Pat Methany, Charles Limb, Aaron Berkowitz, Gary Marcus), World Science Festival, New York, June 4, 2011.

Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound” (with John Schaefer, Polygraph Lounge), World Science Festival, June 3, 2010.

“Notes and Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus” (with John Schaefer, Bobby McFerrin, Daniel Levitin & Lawrence Parsons), World Science Festival, June 12, 2009.

“Behind the Universal Language”, Soundcheck (with John Schaefer, Laura-Lee Balkwill), WNYC, New York, June 12, 2009.

“Reconciliation in Iraq” (Barbara Macleod), New England Cable News (NECN), July 8, 2008.

“Iraqi Leaders Find Common Ground in Secrecy” (John Moroney), New England Cable News (NECN), April 28, 2008.

“The Library Café” (Thomas Hill), WVKR, Poughkeepsie, NY, February 26, 2008.

Public Radio International, “Grey Matters: Music and the Brain" (Mandy Patinkin), March 1998.

New York Times, "The Mystery of Music: How it Works in the Brain" (Sandra Blakeslee), May 16, 1995.

US News and World Report, “The Musical Brain” (WF Allman), June, 1990, pp 56-62.

PCTV (Giles Bateman, Host/Producer) segment on DartNet, January, 1995.

Discover Magazine, “Music of the Hemispheres” (James Shreeve) October 1, 1995.

Teaching and Advising

Cooper Union World Forum

Undergraduate Courses taught (at Dartmouth except where specified):

  • Introductory Psychology (team taught)
  • Cognition
  • Thought, Memory and Language
  • Experimental Study of Cognition
  • Experimental Design, Methodology & Data Analysis
  • Auditory Perception & Music Cognition
  • Modeling Cognition with Neural Nets
  • Sophomore Tutorial (Harvard, Department of Psychology)

Graduate courses taught (Dartmouth):

  • Graduate Proseminar (team taught)
  • Graduate Core Seminar in Perception and Cognition
  • Auditory Perception and Music Cognition
  • Measurement and Statistics II

Guest lectures in courses (Dartmouth)

  • Children’s Musical Development and Learning (Dept of Child Development, Tufts)
  • Culture and Learning: Issues for Education (Dept of Child Development, Tufts)
  • Psychology of Music (Dept of Music, Tufts)
  • Physics of Music (Dept of Physics, Dartmouth)
  • Reason & Argument (Department of Philosophy, Dartmouth)
  • Chance (Dept of Mathematics, Dartmouth)
  • Artificial Intelligence (Dept of Computer Science, Dartmouth)

Undergraduate honors/research students and thesis committees (Dartmouth unless indicated otherwise):

  • Curtis Snook (Harvard), Joanna Morris, Tracy Gleason, Mark Wachen, Kristine Taylor, Ian Davis, Subhobrata Mitra, Mark McNellis, Vadim Sarma, Kristin Maczko, Laura Gibson, Benjamin Berk, Lauren Fontein, Jeffrey Birk

Graduate research students and thesis committees (Dartmouth unless indicated otherwise):

  • Paula Schnurr, Terri Lustick, Nicholas Oram (Queens University, Canada), Catherine Stevens (University of Sydney), Bernice Laden (University of Washington), Keiko Stoeckig, Timothy Hubbard, Hasan Tekman, Christopher Langmead, Damen Peterson, Einar Mencl, Jeremy Goodridge, Timothy Justus, Rebecca Pittenger, Barbara Tillmann (Université de Bourgogne), Meagan Curtis, Josh McDermott (MIT), Peter Todd (Stanford).

Postdoctoral fellows: Mark Wessinger, Barbara Tillmann, Petr Janata, Meagan Curtis

Selected Musical Activities

  • Bombay Chamber Orchestra
  • Vassar College Orchestra (Concert Master)
  • Calhoun College Orchestra, Yale University
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, Harvard University
  • Bach Society Orchestra, Harvard University

Publications

Large, E., Kim, J.C., Flaig, N., Bharucha, J. & Krumhansl, C. (in press). A neurodynamic account of musical tonality. Music Perception.

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.

Bharucha, J, Curtis, M.E. & Paroo, K. (2011). Musical communication as alignment of brain states. In P. Rebuschat, M. Rohrmeier, J.A. Hawkins & I. Cross (Eds.), Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bharucha, J., Curtis, M.E. & Paroo, K. (2011). Alignment of brain states: Response to commentaries. In P.M. Rebuschat, M. Rohrmeier, P.A. Hawkins & I. Cross (Eds.), Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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

Bharucha, J. (2009). The synchronization of brains. In J Brockman (Ed), This Will Change Everything. New York: Harper Perennial.

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.

Curtis, M.E. & Bharucha, J. (2009). Memory and musical expectation for tones in cultural context. Music Perception, 26, 365-375.

Bharucha, J. (2009). Stretching your mind. In J Brockman (Ed.), What Have You Changed Your Mind About? New York: Harper Collins.

Bharucha, J. & Curtis, M.E. (2008). Affective spectra, synchronization and motion: Aspects of the emotional response to music. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 579.

Bharucha, J. (2008). In Helsinki, a meeting of minds. Tufts Magazine, XV(4), 10-11.

Tillmann, B., Janata, P., Birk, J. & Bharucha, J. (2008). Tonal centers and expectancy: Facilitation or inhibition of chords at the top of the harmonic hierarchy? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 1031-1043.

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.   http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ff0813s.pdf

Bharucha, J. (2008). Expectation as an implicit process (Tribute to Leonard B Meyer). Music Perception, 25, 477-478.

Bharucha, J. (2008). America can teach Asia a lot about science, technology, and math. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54 (20), January 25, pp A33-34.

Bharucha, J. (2007) The globalization of higher education. In J. Brockman (Eds), What Are You Optimistic About? New York: Harper Collins.

Bharucha, J. (2007). Mind over music. A space for music. Tufts Magazine, XIV(2), 15-18.

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.

Tillmann, B., Bharucha, J. & Bigand, E. (2003). Learning and perceiving musical structures: further insights from artificial neural networks. In R. Zatorre & I. Peretz (Eds.), The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music. Oxford University Press.

Tillmann, B., Janata, P. & Bharucha, J. (2003). Activation of the inferior frontal cortex in musical priming. Cognitive Brain Research, 16, 145-161.

Janata, P., Birk, J.L., Tillmann, B. & Bharucha, J. (2003). Online detection of tonal pop-out in modulating contexts. Music Perception, 20, 283-306.

Tillmann, B., Janata, P., Birk, J. & Bharucha, J. (2003). The costs and benefits of tonal centers for chord processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 29: 470-482.

Janata, P., Tillmann, B., & Bharucha, J. (2002). Listening to polyphonic music recruits domain-general attention and working memory circuits. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 2, 121-140.

Tillmann, B. & Bharucha, J. (2002). Effect of harmonic relatedness on detection of temporal asynchronies. Perception & Psychophysics, 64, 640-649.

Justus, T.C. & Bharucha, J. (2002). Music perception and cognition. In H. Pashler & S. Yantis (Eds.), Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology (3rd Ed). New York: Wiley.

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. (2001). Implicit learning of regularities in Western tonal music by self-organization. In R.M. French & J.P. Sougne (Eds.), Connectionist Models of Learning, Development and Evolution. Heidelberg: Springer.

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

Tillmann, B. & Bharucha, J. (1999). Perceiving and learning harmonic structure: Some news from MUSACT. International Journal of Computing Anticipatory Systems, 4, 289-300.

Bharucha, J. (1998). Neural nets, temporal composites and tonality. In D. Deutsch (Ed.), The Psychology of Music (2d Ed). New York: Academic Press [Reprinted in D.L. Levitin (Ed.) (2002), Foundations of Cognitive Psychology. Cambridge: MIT Press]

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.

Bharucha, J. (1995). Neural nets and musical cognition. In R. Steinberg (Ed.), Music and the Mind Machine. Berlin/New York: Springer.

Bharucha, J. (1995). Editorial. Music Perception, 3, 271-272.

Bharucha, J. (1993). Tonality and expectation. In R. Aiello (Ed.), Musical Perceptions. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Translated into Japanese).

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

Bharucha, J. (1992). Tonality and learnability. In M.R. Jones & S. Holleran (Eds.), Cognitive bases of musical communication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Tramo, M.J. & Bharucha, J. (1991). Musical priming by the right hemisphere post-callosotomy. Neuropsychologia, 29, 313-325.

Bharucha, J. (1991). Cognitive and brain mechanisms in perceptual learning. In J., Sundberg, L. Nord & R. Carlson (Eds.), Music, Language, Speech and Brain. London: Macmillan.

Bharucha, J. (1991). Pitch, harmony and neural nets: A psychological approach. In P. Todd & G. Loy (Eds.), Music and Connectionism.  Cambridge: MIT Press.

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. & Olney, K.L. (1989). Tonal cognition and artificial intelligence: Priming studies and connectionist modeling. Contemporary Music Review, 4, 341-356.  [Reprinted in McAdams, S. & Deliege, I. (Eds.), Music and the Cognitive Sciences. New York: Harwood. [Translated and published in French as La Musique et les Sciences Cognitives, Brussels: Pierre Mardaga Editions].

Hubbard, T.L., & Bharucha, J. (1988). Judged displacement in apparent vertical and horizontal motion. Perception & Psychophysics, 44, 211-221.

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. (1987). MUSACT: A connectionist model of musical harmony. In Proceedings of Ninth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp508-517). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Bharucha, J., Meike, B. & Baird, J.C. (1987). The Macintosh as a user-friendly laboratory for perception and cognition. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 19, 131-134.

Bharucha, J., & Stoeckig, K. (1986). Reaction time and musical expectancy: Priming of chords. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 12, 403-410.

Bharucha, J. & Pryor, J. (1986). Disrupting the isochrony underlying rhythm: An asymmetry in discrimination Perception & Psychophysics, 40, 137-141.

Bharucha, J. (1986). Review of Cognitive processes in the perception of art by WR Crozier & AJ Chapman. Music Perception, 3, 315-322.

Krumhansl, C., & Bharucha, J. (1986). 1) Absolute pitch 2) Psychology of music 3) Tests of musical capacity and ability. In D.M. Randel (Ed.), Harvard Dictionary of Music  (Rev ed). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Bharucha, J. Olney, K.L. & Schnurr, P.P. (1985). Detection of coherence-disrupting and coherence-conferring alterations in text. Memory & Cognition, 13, 573-578.

Bharucha, J. (1985). Kognitive Musikpsychologie. In H. Bruhn, R. Oerter & H. Rosing

         (Eds. and trans.), Musikpsychologie: Ein Handbuch in Schlusselbegriffen (pp 123-132). Munich: Urban & Schwarzenberg.

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

Bharucha, J. (1984). Event hierarchies, tonal hierarchies, and assimilation: A reply to Deutsch and Dowling. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 113, 421-425.

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. & Castellano, M.A. (1982). Key distance effects on perceived harmonic structure in music. Perception & Psychophysics, 32, 96-108.

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.

Rahman, Y.E., Hanson, W.R., Bharucha, J., Ainsworth, E.J. & Jaroslow, B.N. (1978). Mechanisms of reduction of antitumor drug toxicity by liposome encapsulation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 308, 325-342.

Curricular Software Developed and Distributed

MindLab: Macintosh program for picture-oriented experiments in psychology. Developed with Blake Meike, John C. Baird. Sold by Intellimation Library for the Macintosh.

DartNet; Backpropagation neural net simulator for the Macintosh. Developed with Sean Nolan.

Selected Invited Lectures/Panels

Icahn Medical School, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, “Music and Medicine”, October 21, 2014

Union County College, “Music and the Brain”, February 25, 2014

Union College, Keynote Address, Symposium on Engineering and the Liberal Arts, June 7, 2013

New York Academy of Sciences, “Music & the Mind: The Magical Power of Sound”, December 12, 2012

Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University, “Music Synchronizes Brain States Through Emotion, Movement and the Recognition of Structure”, October 10, 2012

Yale University, Shulman Lecture: “The Alignment and Synchronization of Brain States Through Music” February 21, 2012

New York University, Psychology Department Colloquium, “Music Cognition: Structure and Affect”, February 2, 2012

American Psychological Association, panel on “Psychology as a STEM discipline”, San Diego, August 14, 2010

Wellesley College, neuroscience colloquium, April 13, 2010

Council on Foreign Relations, New York, panel on higher education partnerships with India, April 9, 2010

Indo-American Education Summit, Bangalore keynote address, November 13, 2009

US Army Soldier Systems Center, Natick, MA, William Porter Memorial Lecture, “Music, Brain and Culture”, June 29, 2009

World Science Festival, New York, “Notes and Neurons: In Search of Common Chorus” (with Daniel Levitin, Bobby Mcferrin, Lawrence Parsons; produced by Elena Mannes, Jessica Bari), June 12, 2009

Longy School of Music, Board of Visitors, “Music, Learning & the Mind”, April 14, 2009

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 123rd Annual Meeting and Conference, Boston, panel on “The Cognitive Age”, December 4, 2008

Mass Insight Corporation, US-China-India Innovation Partnership Conference, Boston, panel on “21st Century Science & Engineering Programs and Talent Partnerships”, December 12, 2008

Teagle Foundation, Board of Trustees, “Cognitive Dilemmas for Higher Education”, February 22, 2008

Vassar College, Distinguished Visitor, Carolyn Grant ’36 Endowment, “Music, Mind and the Ineffable”, February 21, 2008

Tufts University, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, “Cognitive Dilemmas for Higher Education”, January 17, 2008

American Council on Education workshop, From Competition to Collaboration: Thriving in a Global Future/US-UK Leadership Dialogue, Chair, panel on “Emerging Models of Partnerships”, Washington, DC, 2007

Aspen Institute, Forum for the Future of Higher Education, “Cognitive Dilemmas for Higher Education”, October 2, 2007

Conference on Language and Music as Cognitive Systems, Cambridge University, keynote address “Musical Communication as Alignment of Non-propositional Brain States”, May 12, 2007

Phi Beta Kappa, Delta chapter of Massachusetts, Oration: “Learning, Cognition and the Brain” April 22, 2007

Smith College, “Music, Brain and Culture”, December 8, 2006

Harvard University, Humanities Center, series on Cognitive Theory and the Arts: "Cultural Differences in Music and Perception: Studies Using fMRI and Neural Net Models", December 7, 2006

Hampshire College, Program in Culture, Brain & Development, “Music, Brain and Culture”, 2006

Massachusetts Medical Society (Charles River District), “Music and the Brain”, 2006

Tufts-New England Medical Center, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, “Music and the Brain”, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society (Norfolk District), “Music and the Brain”, 2005

McGill University, Hebb Lecture Series, “The Cognitive Nature of Music”, 2005

St Botolph’s Club, Boston, 2005

Vassar College, Annual Distinguished Achievement Award Lecture, “Mind, Brain and Music”, 2005

Hampshire College, Program in Cognitive Science, 2003

Harvard University, Humanities Center, 2001

McGill University, 2001

Reed College, Departments of Psychology and Music, 2000

Symposium on the Neuroscience of Music, Niigata, Japan, 1999

Université Rene Descartes, Department of Psychology, Paris, 1999

Université de Bourgogne, Psychology Colloquium, 1998

Columbia University, Department of Music Colloquium, 1998

National Academy of Science, 1997

Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Audiology, 1994, 1996

University of California, Berkeley, Department of Psychology, 1994

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1994

Vassar College, Psychology Colloquium, 1994

Stanford/Berkeley Symposium in Music Cognition, Stanford Department of Music, 1994

Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), 1994

Stanford University, Department of Psychology, 1993

UCLA, Cognitive Science, 1993

Harvard Medical School, Eaton-Peabody Laboratory, 1993

Queens University (Canada), Department of Psychology, 1993

University of Pennsylvania, Psychology Colloquium, 1992

Johns Hopkins University, Psychology Colloquium, 1992

Siemens Institute (Congress on the Psychophysiology and Psychopathology of Music), Munich, Germany, 1992

MIT Media Lab, 1991

University of Washington, School of Music, 1991

Bates College, Psychology Colloquium, 1991

International Wenner-Gren Symposium on Music, Language, Speech and Brain, Stockholm, Sweden, 1990

Herbert von Karajan Symposium on Musical Intelligence, Vienna, Austria, 1990

Ohio State University (APA symposium on Cognitive Bases of Musical Communication), 1990

Columbia University, Psychology Colloquium, 1989

Queens University (Canada), 1989

Ohio State University, Psychology Colloquium, 1989

Evergreen State College, Colloquium, 1989

MIT, Media Lab, 1988

University of Pennsylvania, Sloan Cognitive Science lecture series, 1988

Brown University, Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, 1988

Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), 1988

Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM), Paris, 1988

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, 1986

University of Texas at Dallas, 1984

Vassar College, Cognitive Science colloquium, 1984

Conference Presentations

Curtis, M.E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2009, June). Emotional prosody uses musical intervals to communicate emotion. Poster presented at the conference Neuroscience of Emotion: From Reaction to Regulation, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Curtis, M. E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2008, August). The minor third communicates sadness in speech and music. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, Sapporo, Japan.

Curtis, M. E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2008, July). Emotional perception of melodic musical intervals. Poster presented at the conference Music, Language, and the Mind, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Curtis, M. E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2008, July). The minor third communicates sadness in prosody and music. Paper presented at the conference Music, Language, and the Mind, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Bharucha, J.J. (2008, July). Communication and synchronization of brain states via music and language. Paper presented at the conference Music, Language and the Mind, Tufts University.

Curtis, M. E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2008, August). The minor third communicates sadness in speech and music. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, Sapporo, Japan.

Curtis, M. E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2008, July). Emotional perception of melodic musical intervals. Poster presented at the conference Music, Language, and the Mind, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Curtis, M. E. & Bharucha, J. (2008, July). The minor third communicates sadness in prosody and music. Paper presented at the conference Music, Language, and the Mind, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Bharucha, J.J., Curtis, M.E. & Paroo, K. (2007, August). Musical communication as aligned of neural state vectors. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal.

Bharucha, J.J., Curtis, M.E. & Paroo, K. (2007, June). The many facets of musical communication. Paper presented at conference on Music and Evolutionary Thought, Durham University.

Curtis, M.E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2005, May). Culture-specific tonal knowledge drives judgments about an unfamiliar tonality: A probe-tone study. Poster presented at The Neurosciences and Music II Conference, Leipzig, Germany.

Curtis, M.E., Paroo, K.I., Bharucha, J.J. & Holcomb, P.J. (2005, April). Music influences the processing of syntax. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Curtis, M.E. & J.J. Bharucha (2004, July). Expecting the unexpected: Cross-modal priming of low-probability stimuli. Poster presented at the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Curtis, M.E. & Bharucha, J.J. (2003, June). Tonal violations interact with lexical processing: Evidence from cross-modal priming. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Las Vegas.

Bharucha, J.J., Tillmann, B. & Janata, P. (2001, August). Culture and the Brain. Paper presented at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition.

Bharucha, J.J., Tillmann, B. & Janata, P. (2001, March). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York.

Janata, P, Tillmann, B. & Bharucha, J.J. (2000, Nov). Neural circuits for auditory selective attention in complex natural scenes. Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Tillmann, B.,  Bharucha, J. J. &  Bigand, E. (2000, September). Implicit Learning of Regularities in Western Tonal Music by Self-Organization.  Paper presented at the Sixth Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop NCPW6: Evolution, Learning, and Development. Liège, Belgium..

Pittenger, R.A. & J.J. Bharucha (2000, August).  Preference and Similarity Judgments of Mistuned Unstable Tones. Poster presented at the 6th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. Keele, UK.

Tillmann, B., & Bharucha, J. J. (2000, August). Effect of harmonic relatedness on the detection of temporal asynchronies. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. Keele, UK.

Bharucha, J.J., Tillmann, B. & Janata, P. (2000, May). Cultural adaptation of the brain to music and speech: An fMRI study of listening to Indian and Western music, Hindi and English. Paper presented at the New York Academy of Science.

Justus, T.C. & Bharucha, J.J. (1999, August). The effects of schematic and veridical expectation on chord processing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Evanston, IL.

Pittenger, R.A. & Bharucha, J.J. (1999, August).  Anchoring: Auditory attention and the resolution of nonchord tones. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Evanston, IL.

Justus, T.C., Bharucha, J.J., Maczko, K.A., & Wessinger, C.M. (1999, April). Differential lateralization of auditory processing as a function of musical training. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Washington, DC.

Pittenger, R.A. & Bharucha, J.J. (1999, April). Anchoring: The Resolution of Dissonance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Providence, RI.

Justus, T.C., Peterson, D.V., & Bharucha, J.J. (1999, April). Implicit versus veridical knowledge of tonality. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Providence, RI.

Bharucha, J.J., A.J. Saykin, D.V. Peterson, T.C. Justus, L.A. Gibson, D. Cooke, C.H. Moritz & C.M. Wessinger. (1998, November). Processing of tonal versus random musical sequences examined with fMRI. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles.

Bharucha, J. (1997, September). Converging Explorations in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music. Paper presented at the International Computer Music Conference: Thessolonica, Greece.

Peterson, D.V. & Bharucha, J.J. (1997, April). Detection of mistuned partials in octave-spaced tones and phi-tones.  Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston.

Bharucha, J.J. (1996, August). Acquisition of implicit knowledge and topographic representations through neural self-organization. Paper presented at the XXVI International Congress of Psychology, Montreal.

Peterson, D.V. & Bharucha, J.J. (1996, August). Phi-Tones: An inharmonic world. Paper presented at the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal.

Bharucha, J.J. (1996, May). Tonotopic representations  in neural net models.  Paper presented at ICON VI, Monterey.

Bharucha, J.J. (1995, June). Melodic anchoring in Mozart's K282.  Paper presented at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Berkeley.

Bharucha, J.J. & Mencl, W.E. (1994, November). Self-organization of auditory spectra: The illusory perception of pitch. Paper presented at the meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis.

Bharucha, J.J. (1994, July). Mental tonal structures.  Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Liege, Belgium.

Bharucha, J.J. (1994, July). Learning auditory patterns through neural self-organization. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Liege, Belgium.

Bharucha, J.J., Tramo, M.J. & Zatorre, R.J. (1993, November). Abstraction of the missing fundamental following bilateral lesions of auditory cortex. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.

Bharucha, J.J., McNellis, M. & Mitra, S. (1992, December). Neural Net Modeling of the Perceptual Learning of Raga Structure . Paper presented at the International Workshop on Recent Trends in Speech, Music and Allied Signal Processing, Varanasi, India.

Bharucha, J.J. (1992, July). Neural Networks and Perceptual Organization of Music.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Bloomington, Indiana.

Bharucha, J.J. (1992, February). The Emergence of Auditory and Musical Cognition from Neural Nets Exposed to Environmental Constraints.  Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition, Los Angeles.

Tekman, H.G. Bharucha, J.J. & Mitra, S. (1992, February). Chord Priming Effects in Intonation Judgments with Different Levels of Mistuning. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition, Los Angeles.

Tramo, M. & Bharucha, J.J. (1992, February). Brain Mechanisms in Harmony Perception.  Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition, Los Angeles.

Tramo, M.J. & Bharucha, J.J. (1991, August). Cortical Networks in Associative Auditory Processing.  Paper presented at the Third IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience, Montreal.

Tramo, M.J. & Bharucha, J.J. (1991, August). Cerebral lateralization in auditory pattern perception: Insights from split-brain reseasrch. Paper presented at the 2d Dartmouth International Conference on Epilepsy and the Corpus Collosum, Hanover.

Tekman, H., & Bharucha, J.J. (1991, April). Dynamics of the development of harmonic priming: From tones to keys and back. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York.

Bharucha, J.J., & Gleason, T. (1990, November). Speech accompanied by a tone with aligned or misaligned stress. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans.

Hubbard, T.L., & Bharucha, J.J. (1990, November). Is judged displacement a modular process? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans.

Bharucha, J.J. (1990, September) Computational, Neural, and Psychological Constraints on a Cognitive Theory of Musical Perception. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Music and the Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, England.

Bharucha, J.J. (1990, May). Supervised and Unsupervised Neural Net Learning Algorithms for Modeling Music Perception. Paper presented at the meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, University Park, PA.

Tekman, H., & Bharucha, J.J. (1990, March). Time course of the build-up of harmonic priming effects.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia.

Bharucha, J.J. & Stoeckig, K. (1989, November). Chord priming: The automaticity of schematic expectancies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Atlanta.

Bharucha, J.J. (1989, November). Panelist in Music Cognition  symposium, Society for Ethnomusicology, Cambridge, Mass.

Bharucha, J.J. (1989, October). Neural nets and perceptual learning of tonal expectancies. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Kyoto, Japan.

Bharucha, J.J., & Todd, P. (1988, November). Connectionist learning of schematic musical expectancies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago.

 Bharucha, J.J. (1988, November). Modeling the acquisition of cross-cultural differences in tonality with neural nets.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Honolulu.

Bharucha, J.J. (1988, August). Neural net modeling of music.  American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Minneapolis/St. Paul. (Paper published by the American Association for Artificial Intelligence in Proceedings of the First Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Music, AAAI-88).

Bharucha, J.J. (1988, August). Learning and modularity of musical structure: A neural net perspective.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montreal.

Bharucha, J.J. (1988, August). MindLab: Use as a support system for course projects in cognition and perception. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta.

Bharucha, J.J. (1987, November). A connectionist model of musical harmony: Evidence from priming. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle.

Bharucha, J.J. (1987, July). MUSACT: A connectionist model of musical harmony. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Seattle.

Bharucha, J.J., & Stoeckig, K. (1987, April). Musical priming: Spreading activation or overlap of harmonics? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Arlington, VA.

Stoeckig, K., & Bharucha, J.J. (1987, April). Harmonic priming and the changing of musical expectation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Arlington, VA.

Bharucha, J.J., & Stoeckig, K. (1986, December). Reaction time and musical expectancy: Priming of chords with no partials in common. Paper presented at the meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Annaheim.

Bharucha, J.J., Meike, B., & Baird, J.C. (1986, November). The Macintosh as a user-friendly laboratory for perception and cognition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, New Orleans.

Bharucha, J.J., & Stoeckig, K. (1986, April). The measurement of musical expectation: Harmonic priming. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York.

Bharucha, J.J. (1985, August). Assimilation and expectation in tonal harmony.  Paper presented at the Workshop on Physical and Neuropsychological Foundations of Music, Ossiach, Austria.

Bharucha, J.J., Olney, K.L., & Schnurr, P.P. (1985, March). Coherence in text and music: Asymmetries in recognition memory.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston.

Bharucha, J.J. (1983, November). Anchoring effects in melody perception. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Diego.

Krumhansl, C.L., Bharucha, J.J., & Castellano, M.A. (1983, November). Tonal hierarchies in the music of North India.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Diego.

Bharucha, J.J., & Krumhansl, C.L. (1982, August). Representation of harmonic structure in music.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

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