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Dr Diana Omigie

I’m a cognitive neuroscientist and member of the Music, Mind and Brain research group at Goldsmiths where I co-direct the MSc programme in Music, Mind and Brain with Daniel Müllensiefen. My research interests revolve around the behavioural, physiological and neural correlates of music-induced emotions and the aesthetic experience.

Supervision

I’m available to supervise students at BSc, MSc and PhD level on projects related to music psychology and empirical aesthetics. Feel free to contact me to discuss possible opportunities.
 Publications

Article

Intracranial recordings and computational modelling of music reveal the time-course of prediction error signaling in frontal and temporal cortices 
Omigie, DianaPearce, Marcus T.; Lehongre, Katia; Hasboun, Dominic; Navarro, Vincent; Adam, Claude and Samson, Severine. 2019. Intracranial recordings and computational modelling of music reveal the time-course of prediction error signaling in frontal and temporal cortices. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31(6), pp. 855-873. ISSN 0898-929X
The Busking Experiment: A Field Study Measuring Behavioural Responses to Street Music Performances 
Anglada-Tort, Manuel; Thueringer, Heather and Omigie, Diana. 2019. The Busking Experiment: A Field Study Measuring Behavioural Responses to Street Music Performances. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, ISSN 0275-3987
Atonal Music: Can Uncertainty Lead to Pleasure? 
Mencke, Iris; Omigie, Diana; Wald-Fuhrmann, Melanie and Brattico, Elvira. 2019. Atonal Music: Can Uncertainty Lead to Pleasure? Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12(979), ISSN 1662-4548
An intracranial EEG study of the neural dynamics of musical valence processing 
Omigie, Diana; Dellacherie, Delphine; Hasboun, Dominique; George, Nathalie; Clement, Sylvain; Baulac, Michel; Adam, Claude and Samson, Severine. 2015. An intracranial EEG study of the neural dynamics of musical valence processing. Cerebral Cortex, 25(11), pp. 4038-4047. ISSN 1047-3211
Exploring the musical taste of expert listeners: musicology students reveal tendency toward omnivorous taste 
Elvers, Paul; Omigie, Diana; Fuhrmann, Wolfgang and Fischinger, Timo. 2015. Exploring the musical taste of expert listeners: musicology students reveal tendency toward omnivorous taste. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1252), pp. 1-11. ISSN 1664-1078
Music and literature: are there shared empathy and predictive mechanisms underlying their affective impact? 
Omigie, Diana. 2015. Music and literature: are there shared empathy and predictive mechanisms underlying their affective impact? Frontiers in Psychology, 6, ISSN 1664-1078
Basic, specific, mechanistic? Conceptualizing musical emotions in the brain 
Omigie, Diana. 2015. Basic, specific, mechanistic? Conceptualizing musical emotions in the brain. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 524(8), pp. 1676-1686. ISSN 0021-9967
Intracranial markers of emotional valence processing and judgments in music 
Omigie, Diana; Dellacherie, Delphine; Hasboun, Dominique; Clément, Sylvain; Baulac, Michel; Adam, Claude and Samson, Séverine. 2014. Intracranial markers of emotional valence processing and judgments in music. Cognitive Neuroscience, 6(1), pp. 16-23. ISSN 1758-8928
Destination memory and familiarity: better memory for conversations with Elvis Presley than with unknown people 
El Haj, Mohamad; Omigie, Diana and Samson, Séverine. 2014. Destination memory and familiarity: better memory for conversations with Elvis Presley than with unknown people. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 27(3), pp. 337-344. ISSN 1594-0667
Autobiographical recall triggers visual exploration 
El Haj, Mohamad; Delerue, Céline; Omigie, Diana; Antoine, Pascal; Nandrino, Jean Louis and Boucart, Muriel. 2014. Autobiographical recall triggers visual exploration. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 7(5), pp. 1-7. ISSN 1995-8692
A protective effect of musical expertise on cognitive outcome following brain damage? 
Omigie, Diana and Samson, Severine. 2014. A protective effect of musical expertise on cognitive outcome following brain damage? Neuropsychology Review, 24(4), pp. 445-460. ISSN 1040-7308
Music causes deterioration of source memory: Evidence from normal ageing 
El Haj, Mohamad; Omigie, Diana and Clément, Sylvain. 2014. Music causes deterioration of source memory: Evidence from normal ageing. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(12), pp. 2381-2391. ISSN 1747-0218
Time reproduction during high and low attentional tasks in Alzheimer’s Disease “A watched kettle never boils” 
El Haj, Mohamad; Omigie, Diana and Moroni, Christine. 2014. Time reproduction during high and low attentional tasks in Alzheimer’s Disease “A watched kettle never boils”. Brain and Cognition, 88, pp. 1-5. ISSN 0278-2626
To what extent does destination recall induce episodic reliving? Evidence from Alzheimer’s disease 
El Haj, Mohamad; Moroni, Christine; Luyat, Marion; Omigie, Diana and Allain, Philippe. 2014. To what extent does destination recall induce episodic reliving? Evidence from Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36(2), pp. 127-136. ISSN 1380-3395
Why do we like what we like? When information flow matters 
Ticini, Luca Francesco and Omigie, Diana. 2013. Why do we like what we like? When information flow matters. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(731), ISSN 1662-5161
Electrophysiological correlates of melodic processing in congenital amusia 
Omigie, Diana; Pearce, Marcus T.; Williamson, Victoria J. and Stewart, Lauren. 2013. Electrophysiological correlates of melodic processing in congenital amusia. Neuropsychologia, 51(9), pp. 1749-1762. ISSN 0028-3932
Tracking of pitch probabilities in congenital amusia. 
Omigie, D.; Pearce, M. T. and Stewart, Lauren. 2012. Tracking of pitch probabilities in congenital amusia. Neuropsychologia, 50(7), pp. 1483-1493. ISSN 0028-3932
Preserved Statistical Learning of Tonal and Linguistic Material in Congenital Amusia 
Omigie, D. and Stewart, Lauren. 2011. Preserved Statistical Learning of Tonal and Linguistic Material in Congenital Amusia. Frontiers in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(109), pp. 1-11.
Psychophysical evidence for a non-linear representation of facial identity 
Dakin, Steven C and Omigie, Diana. 2009. Psychophysical evidence for a non-linear representation of facial identity. Vision Research, 49(18), pp. 2285-2296. ISSN 0042-6989

Thesis

Studies into the cognitive and neural basis of congenital amusia 
Omigie, D.. 2012. Studies into the cognitive and neural basis of congenital amusia. Doctoral thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London