Adam Tierney

Lecturer

Contact details

Office: Room 525, Department of Psychological Sciences
tel: +44 (0)20 7631 6368
email: a.tierney@bbk.ac.uk

Publications

Article

Savage, P. and Tierney, Adam and Patel, A. (2017) Global music recordings support the motor constraint hypothesis for human and avian song contour. Music Perception 34 (3), pp. 327-334. ISSN 0730-7829.

Tierney, Adam and White-Schwoch, T. and MacLean, J. and Kraus, N. (2017) Individual differences in rhythmic skills: links with neural consistency and linguistic ability. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience , ISSN 0898-929X. (In Press)

Woodruff Carr, K. and Fitzroy, A. and Tierney, Adam and White-Schwoch, T. and Kraus, N. (2017) Incorporation of feedback during beat synchronization is an index of neural maturation and reading skills. Brain and Language 164 , pp. 43-52. ISSN 0093-934X.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2016) Getting back on the beat: links between auditory-motor integration and precise auditory processing at fast time scales. European Journal of Neuroscience 43 (6), pp. 782-791. ISSN 0953-816X.

Woodruff Carr, K. and Tierney, Adam and White-Schwoch, T. and Kraus, N. (2016) Intertrial auditory neural stability supports beat synchronization in preschoolers. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 17 , pp. 76-82. ISSN 1878-9293.

Thompson, E. and Woodruff Carr, K. and White-Schwoch, T. and Tierney, Adam and Nicol, T. and Kraus, N. (2016) Hemispheric asymmetry of endogenous neural oscillations in young children: implications for hearing speech in noise. Scientific Reports 6 , p. 19737. ISSN 2045-2322.

Krizman, J. and Tierney, Adam and Fitzroy, A.B. and Skoe, E. and Amar, J. and Kraus, N. (2015) Continued maturation of auditory brainstem function during adolescence: a longitudinal approach. Clinical Neurophysiology 126 (12), pp. 2348-2355. ISSN 1388-2457.

Fitzroy, A. and Krizman, J. and Tierney, Adam and Agouridou, M. and Kraus, N. (2015) Longitudinal maturation of auditory cortical function during adolescence. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience , ISSN 1662-5161.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2015) Evidence for multiple rhythmic skills. PLoS One , ISSN 1932-6203.

Tierney, Adam and Krizman, J. and Kraus, N. (2015) Music training alters the course of adolescent auditory development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 (32), pp. 10062-10067. ISSN 0027-8424.

Thompson, E.C. and White-Schwoch, T. and Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2015) Beat synchronization across the lifespan: intersection of development and musical experience. PLoS One 10 (6), e0128839. ISSN 1932-6203.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2015) Neural entrainment to the rhythmic structure of music. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 27 (2), pp. 400-408. ISSN 0898-929X.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2014) Auditory-motor entrainment and phonological skills: precise auditory timing hypothesis (PATH).Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8 (949), ISSN 1662-5161.

Woodruff Carr, K. and White-Schwoch, T. and Tierney, Adam and Strait, D.L. and Kraus, N. (2014) Beat synchronization predicts neural speech encoding and reading readiness in preschoolers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111 (40), pp. 14559-14564. ISSN 0027-8424.

Tierney, Adam and Strait, D.L. and Kraus, N. (2013) Resting gamma power is linked to reading ability in adolescents. Developmental Science 17 (1), pp. 86-93. ISSN 1363-755x.

Slater, J. and Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2013) At-risk elementary school children with one year of classroom music instruction are better at keeping a beat. PLoS One 9 (1), ISSN 1932-6203.

Tierney, Adam and Strait, D.L. and O'Connell, S. and Kraus, N. (2013) Developmental changes in resting gamma power from age three to adulthood. Clinical Neurophysiology 124 (5), pp. 1040-1042. ISSN 1388-2457.

Tierney, Adam and Krizman, J. and Skoe, E. and Johnston, K. and Kraus, N. (2013) High school music classes enhance the neural processing of speech. Frontiers In Educational Psychology 4 (855), ISSN 1664-1078.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2013) Neural responses to sounds presented on and off the beat of ecologically valid music. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 7 (14), ISSN 1662-5137.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2013) The ability to move to a beat is linked to the consistency of neural responses to sound. Journal of Neuroscience 33 (38), pp. 14981-14988. ISSN 0270-6474.

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2013) The ability to tap to a beat relates to cognitive, linguistic, and perceptual skills. Brain and Language124 (3), pp. 225-231. ISSN 0093-934X.

Parbery-Clark, A. and Tierney, Adam and Strait, D. and Kraus, N. (2012) Musicians have fine-tuned neural distinction of speech syllables. Neuroscience 219 (6), pp. 111-119. ISSN 0306-4522.

Tierney, Adam and Parbery-Clark, A. and Skoe, E. and Kraus, N. (2011) Frequency-dependent effects of background noise on subcortical response timing. Hearing Research 282 (1-2), pp. 145-150. ISSN 0378-5955.

Tierney, Adam and Russo, F. and Patel, A. (2011) The motor origins of human and avian song structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108 (4), pp. 15510-15515. ISSN 0027-8424.

Tierney, Adam and Bergeson, T. and Pisoni, D. (2008) Effects of early musical experience on auditory sequence memory. Empirical Musicology Review 3 (4), pp. 178-186. ISSN 1559-5749.

Book Section

Tierney, Adam and Kraus, N. (2013) Music training for the development of reading skills. In: Merzenich, M. and Nahum, M. and van Vleet, T. (eds.) Changing Brains Applying Brain Plasticity to Advance and Recover Human Ability. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. ISBN 9780444633279.