Prof. Dr. Hauke Egermann

Professor in Music Psychology and Director of York Music Psychology Group, Department of Music, University of York; UK

Hauke Egermann graduated in Systematic Musicology, Media Studies, and Communication Research (MA 2006,
Hanover University for Music and Drama, Germany). Subsequently, he studied Neuroscience (PhD in Music Psychology/ Neuroscience 2009, Center for Systems Neurosciences Hanover). He was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (2009-2011, McGill University, Montreal, Canada). From 2011 to 2015 he lectured and researched at the Audio Communication Group (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany). In 2015 he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Digital Music, Queen Mary, University of London. In 2016 he was awarded his Habilitation in Musicology at the TU Berlin. Since 2016, he is member of the faculty at the Department of Music, University of York. Here he directs the York Music Psychology Group which is part of the Music Science and Technology Research Cluster.

Selected publications:

  • Emerson, G., & Egermann, H. Gesture-sound causality from the audience’s perspective: Investigating the influence of mapping perceptibility on the aesthetic perception of new digital musical instruments. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 2017.
  • Irrgang, M. & Egermann, H. From Motion to Emotion: Accelerometer Data Predict Subjective Experience of Music. PLoS ONE, 11(7), 2016.
  • Förstel, A. & Egermann, H. Die DJ-Performance im Club-Kontext – eine Beobachtungsstudie. Jahrbuch Musikpsychologie, 25, 142-158, 2015.
  • Lepa, S., Hoklas, A.-K., Egermann, H., Weinzierl, S. Sound, Materiality and Embodiment: Challenges for the Concept of ‘Musical Expertise’ in the Age of Digital Mediatization. Convergence – The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, first published online on April 24, 2015.
  • Egermann, H., Fernando, et al. Music Induces Universal Emotion-Related Psychophysiological Responses: Comparing Canadian Listeners To Congolese Pygmies. Frontiers in Psychology: Emotion Science, 5, 1341, 2015.