Publications

Current Publications: (peer reviewed)
 

Wilkins, R.W., Lovett, M.L., Kraft, R.A., Teachout, D. J Herr, D. J. , Corcoran, R;  Whitfield-Gabrielli, S., &  Stanley, H. E. 

(under review) Network Science, Neuroimaging, and the Effects of Music on the Brain: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Introducing Network Science Techniques and Hands-On Computer Science Training to Interest-Driven Undergraduate and Pre-College Students in a Public School Community-Based University Partnership  

 

Robin W. Wilkins, Michelle Lovett, David Teachout, Robert A. Kraft and Daniel C. Herr (2017, under review)  Network Science, Neuroimaging, and the Effects of Music on the Brain: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Introducing Network Science Techniques to Pre-College Students

 

Wilkins, R. W. (Invited) Network Neuroscience Techniques for Brain Imaging Research and Music. To appear in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Brain: The Neural Basis of Music Perception, Performance, Learning, and Music in Therapy and Medicine.  Michael Thaut and Donald A. Hodges, Eds. Oxford University Press, M. Baum Ed.  

 

Campos, A. O.  & Wilkins, R.W. The Essential Guide to Brain Networks: A practical guide to acquiring, processing, and visualizing functional MRI data for Network Neuroscience analyses. (in prep) Network Neuroimaging Lab for Complex Systems Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Gateway MRI Center  Office of Research and Economic Development University of North Carolina –Greensboro NC (in prep)

 

Abdulla, A.  & Wilkins, R.W.   A Nanolevel Network Neuroscientific Frontier: Network Neuroscience, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Implications for the Advanced Development of Biocompatible Human Brain Functional and Restorative Nanobot Devices Based on Network-based Approaches to Understanding Complex Systems and The Science of Small. Network Neuroimaging Lab for Complex Systems 2Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Gateway MRI Center Office of Research and Economic Development University of North Carolina –Greensboro NC (in prep)

 

 Wilkins, R.W. A Detailed and Comprehensive Web-based Application for Assessing Quantifiable Characteristics of Peoples’ Musically-Based Skill Training Experiences Across the Life Span within Formal, Semi-formal, Informal and Highly-Intensive Musical Skill Training Settings: Measuring Music Education 1Network Neuroimaging Lab for Complex Systems 2Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Gateway MRI Center Office of Research and Economic Development College of Visual and Performing Arts: School of Music University of North Carolina-Greensboro NC ( in prep)

 

Wilkins, R. W., and Hodges, D.A.  Examining the fMRI Literature Defining and Categorizing Musicians: Toward Resolving the Paradoxical Brain Imaging Evidence Found in The Structural and Functional Brains of People Who Report They Are Musicians 1Network Neuroimaging Lab for Complex Systems  Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Gateway MRI Center Office of Research and Economic Development 5College of Visual and Performing Arts: School of Music University of North Carolina-Greensboro NC

 

Coutinho, E., Wilkins, R.W.,  and Perlovsky, L., Eds, Frontiers in Psychology Special Edition: Special Topic Music Cognition  Spring

 

Wilkins, R.W., Hodges, D.A., Laurienti P.J. , Steen, M. and Burdette, J.H. Network Science and the Effects of Music Preference on Functional Brain Networks: From Beethoven to Eminem (Nature Scientific Reports 4, doi10.1038 article number 6130,August 28, 2014). Please click here to go directly to Nature Scientific Reports Publication.

 

Wilkins R.W, Hodges DA, Laurienti PJ, Steen MR, Burdette JH
Network Science: A New Method for Investigating the Complexity of Musical Experiences in the Brain
Leonardo 45(3) 2012. Please click here to go directly to Leonardo Transactions Publication

 

Beaty, R.E., Benedek, M., Wilkins, R.W.  Jauk, E., Fink, A., Silvia, P.J., Hodges, D.A., Koschutnig, K. and Neubauer, A.C. Creativity and the Default Mode Network: A Functional Connectivity Analysis of the Creative Brain at Rest (Neuropsychologica, 64C:92-98 doi:10.1016 September 20, 2014)

 

Hodges, D.A. and Wilkins, R.W.   Why does music move us so? Music Educators Journal, June 2014. Please click here to do directly to Music Educators Journal Publications.

 

Wagoner, Cynthia L, and Wilkins, Robin W. (2013). Process Driven Potentials For Interdisciplinary Learning: UBEATS , A Model for Science and Music Learning National Science Foundation under Grant No.1142510 , IIS, Human-Centered Computing, “Collaborative Research: EAGER: Network for Science, Engineering, Arts and Design (NSEAD)

 

Wagoner, Cynthia L,  & Wilkins, R.W. : NetSci: Brain Networks & Music Towards a New 21st Century Inquiry Based Arts and Science Learning Model (in prep)

 
Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings
2017 Network Neuroscience International Conference on Network Science NetSci 2017   Indianapolis, Indiana June 19, 2017
 
2017 NetSci Ed Satellite  International Conference on Network Science NetSci 2017 Indianapolis, Indiana June 19, 2017
 

2016 5th Biennial Conference on Resting-State and Brain Connectivity: Satellite Symposium “Network-Based Approaches for Neuroimaging: Graph Theory Techniques for Brain Connectivity Research” University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria September 24, 2016 Chair, R. W. Wilkins

 

2016 International Conference on Network Science Satellite Symposium: “Brain Networks” June 2016 Seoul, Korea Organizing Committee R. W. Wilkins, Qawi   Telesford & Danielle Bassett (Co-Chairs) and merged with other international Network Neuroscientists

 

2016 Brain Networks and Neuroimaging Research Training Program and Workshop

July 11-Aug 12, 2016 Network Neuroscience and Brain Imaging: A Hands-On Traineeship Program and Workshop in Experimental Brain Research and Network Neuroscience Techniques for Functional Connectivity Analyses to Study the Effects of Music on the Brain.

 

 

 

2015 International Conference on Network Science Satellite Symposium:  “Network Methods for Neuroimaging: Emerging Analysis Techniques for Brain Research” June 2015 Zaragoza, Spain

Organizing Committee:  Robin W. Wilkins, Qawi Telesford and Danielle Bassett  (merged with two other committees from France and the UK for a 1.5 day symposium)

 

2015 Ninth Triennial European Society for the Cognitive Science of Music (ESCOM) Functional Brain Connectivity and The Effects of Music on the Brain: An Introduction to Network Neuroscience Techniques and Methods. August 7-11 Northern Royal College of Music Manchester, UK 2015

Workshop Presenter, Robin W. Wilkins

 

Multi-Modal Brain Imaging and Functional Connectivity Course and Workshop:  Organized and Hosted at JSNN in collaboration with Dr. Robert Savoy, Dr. Sue Whitfield-Gabrielli, Dr. Blaise deB Frederick, and Alison Stevens Player of the A.Athioula Martinos Center, MGH/Harvard/MIT Charlestown MA sponsored by Gateway Research Park, Greensboro NC Summer 2014

Organizing Chair, Robin W. Wilkins

 
 

International Conference on Network Science: Brain Networks Satellite Symposium Seoul,  South Korea May 31, 2016

          Brain Networks, Modularity, and Scaled Inclusivity: Towards a scaling method for measuring and comparing modules across groups.

 

The Brain and Creativity Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles  February, 2015

            Networks and the Brain: Investigating the Effects of Music Preference on Functional Brain Connectivity.  Invited presenter

 

The School of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, University of Texas, Dallas February 2015             Investigating the Effects of Music on Functional Brain Connectivity.   Invited Presenter

 

The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Carolina Affective Sciences Laboratory January, 2015

            Networks and the Brain: Understanding Brain Connectivity through Network Science Methods  Invited presenter

 

The Krasnow Institute at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia January, 2015

            Network Neuroscience: An Emerging Approach for Understanding Brain Connectivity  Invited presenter

 

International Society for Mind Brain and Education Conference, Ft Worth Texas, November, 2014

            Network Science and the Effects of Music Listening on the Brain,

            Poster

 

NetSci High Boston University, Boston MA July 2014

            From Beethoven to Eminem: Network Science and the Effects of Music on the Brain Robin W. Wilkins, Keynote

 

International Conference on Network Science "NetSci Ed 2014", University of California Berkley, Berkley CA June 2014

        Training in Network Science and Neuroimaging: A  pre-college case study pilot

 

International Conference on Network Science 'NetSci 2013', Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen Denmark June 2013

          Network Science and the Effects of Music Listening on Functional Brain Connectivity

 

The Improvising Brain, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA April 2013

           The Effects of Music Preference on the Brain: From Beethoven to Eminem

         Robin W. Wilkins, presenter

 

International Conference on Network Science 'NetSci 2012', Northwestern University June 2012

            Investigating the Effects of Music Preference on the Brain: From Beethoven to Eminem  Robin Wilkins, poster/paper. Winner Best Student Research Paper

 

Yale University, Northeast Music Cognition Group 'NEMCOG', New Haven CT April 2012

            From Beethoven to Eminem: The Effects of Music Preference on the Brain, Invited Presenter

 

NetSci 2011 Art Humanities and Complex Networks,  2nd Leonardo Satellite Symposium, Ludwig Museum, National Academy of Sciences Budapest, Hungary June 2011

             The Effects of Music Preference on the Brain: A Network Science Approach, Robin W. Wilkins, presenter.

 

Western North Carolina Society for Neuroscience Symposium Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem NC April 2011

           Music and the Brain:  From Medical Applications to the Neurosciences of Song   Robin W. Wilkins, Organizing Committee Chair   Western North Carolina Society for Neuroscience

 

University of North Carolina at Greensboro BioMusic: Music and Nature, April 2011

          Music, Complex Brain Networks and Neuroscience: The Effects of Musical Training and Musical Experiences on the Brain Robin W. Wilkins, Invited presenter

 

National Academy of Sciences: Clinical Applications of Music and Neuroscience, New York City New York. March 2011

           The Effects of Music on the Brain: Investigating Music Preference Using Network Science Methods.

Poster

 

Harvard University Symposium on Neuroscience, Healing, and Music. Harvard University. Cambridge, MA "Crossing the Corpus Callosum II,"  2010

         The Effects of Music on the Brain: Investigating Music Preference Using Network Science Methods. Robin W. Wilkins, presenter

 

Harvard University, Northeast Music Cognition Group, Cambridge MA 2010

          Network Science: Music Preference and the Default Mode Network. Robin W. Wilkins, presenter