Welcome to the Australian Music & Psychology Society

A society for the discussion of research that reflects the intersection of psychology & music

Announcing the AMPS 2022 Conference

September 28, 2022. Online.

The goal of the Australian Music and Psychology Society (AMPS) is to stimulate discussion and scholarly research on music and psychology in Australia.


AMPS has grown steadily in its membership since its formation in 1996. It now represents the national body of researchers in this field, and is a member of the Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (APSCOM). Along with sister organisations in the Asia-Pacific region (APSCOM), the United States (SMPC) and Europe (ESCOM), AMPS represents our community and Australian research on the international stage, primarily through the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC).

  • Discuss research through node-based events
  • Attend our biennial conference
  • Our meetings and conferences feature local and overseas presenters addressing a variety of topics

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Executive Committee

Amanda Krause (James Cook University, QLD)


Jon Prince (Murdoch University, WA)


Kristal Spreadborough (The University of Melbourne, VIC)

Ordinary members

Dianna Vidas, Social Media Chair (The University of Queensland, QLD)
Melissa Forbes, ECR Development Chair (University of Southern Queensland, QLD)
Kate Stevens (Western Sydney University, NSW)
Emery Schubert (University of New South Wales, NSW)
Jane Davidson (The University of Melbourne, VIC)
Mary Broughton (The University of Queensland, QLD)
Genevieve Dingle (The University of Queensland, QLD)
Anthony Chmiel (Western Sydney University, NSW)
Marco Susino (Flinders University, SA)
Natalie Peluso (The University of Queensland, QLD)
Olivia Urbaniak (University of Sydney, NSW)
Merrick Powell (Maquarie University, NSW) 


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