Journal articles

Goupil, L. & Aucouturier, J.J. (2021) Distinct signatures of subjective confidence and objective accuracy in speech prosody. Cognition 212 (2021) 104661 [html]

Goupil, L., Wolf, T., Saint-Germier, P., Aucouturier, J.J. & Canonne, C. (2021) Emergent Shared Intentions Support Coordination During Collective Musical Improvisations. Cognitive Science, vol. 45. doi 10.1111/cogs.12932 [pdf]

Goupil, L., Johansson, P., Hall, L. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2021) Vocal signals only impact speakers’ own emotions when they are self-attributed . Consciousness & Cognition, Vol. 88 (103072). [preprint] [html]

Goupil, L., Ponsot, E., Richardson, D., Reyes, G. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2021) Listeners perception of certainty and honesty of another speaker is associated with a common prosodic signature. Nature Communications, in press.



Liuni, M., Ardaillon, L., Bonal, L., Seropian, L. & Aucouturier (2020) ANGUS: Real-time manipulation of vocal roughness for emotional speech transformation. arxiv 2008.11214 [html]

Nakai, T, Rachman, L., Arias, P., Okanoya, K. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2020) A language-familiarity effect on the recognition of computer-transformed vocal emotional cues. bioRxiv, 521641. [html]

Journal articles

Goupil, L., Saint-Germier, P., Rouvier, G., Schwartz, D. & Canonne, C. (2020) Musical coordination in a large group without plans nor leaders. Scientific reports vol. 10 (20377). [html]

Arias, P., Rachman, L., Liuni, M. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2020). Beyond Correlation: Acoustic Transformation Methods for the Experimental Study of Emotional Voice and Speech. Emotion Review, 1-13. [html] [hal-02907502].

Arias, P., Soladié, C., Bouafif, O., Roebel, A., Séguier, R. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2020) Realistic manipulation of facial and vocal smiles in real-world video streams. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, Vol. 11(3) [pdf]

Wollman, I., Arias, P., Aucouturier, J. J., & Morillon, B. (2020). Neural entrainment to music is sensitive to melodic spectral complexity. Journal of Neurophysiology, 123(3), 1063-1071. [hal-02475989]

Liuni, M., Ponsot, E., Bryant, G. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2020) Sound context modulates perceived vocal emotion, Behavioural Processes, Volume 172, March 2020, 104042 [html] [author’s copy]


Journal articles

Guerrier, G., Lellouch, L., Liuni, M., Vaglio, A. Rothschild, P-R., Baillard, C. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2019) Vocal markers of pre-operative anxiety: a pilot study, British Journal of Anaesthesia Volume 123, Issue 4, Pages e486–e488. [html] [pdf] [hal-02371725]

Ollivier, R., Goupil, L., Liuni, M., Aucouturier, JJ (2019) Enjoy The Violence: Is appreciation for extreme music the result of cognitive control over the threat response system? Music Perception, 37(2). [preprint] [hal-02004459v2]

Rachman, L., Dubal, S., & Aucouturier, JJ, (2019) Happy you, happy me: expressive changes on a stranger’s voice recruit faster implicit processes than self-produced expressions. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neurosciences (SCAN). [html] [hal-02165952]

Burred, J. J., Ponsot, E., Goupil, L., Liuni, M., & Aucouturier, J. J. (2019). CLEESE: An open-source audio-transformation toolbox for data-driven experiments in speech and music cognition. PloS one, 14(4), e0205943.[html] [hal-02004467v2]

Goupil, L. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2019) Musical pleasure and musical emotions (Commentary on Ferreri et al., 2019). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 116 (9), 3364-336628. [html] [author’s copy] [hal-02371226]

Aucouturier, JJ (2019) Vers un appareillage auditif personnalisé qui préserve les émotions. Actes du Congrés du Syndicat National des Audioprothésistes Français (UNSAF). [hal-02371704]


Journal articles

Arias, P., Belin, P. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2018) Auditory smiles trigger unconscious facial imitations. Current Biology. Vol. 28 (4), PR782-R783. [html] [pdf] [SI]

Ponsot, E., Burred, JJ., Belin, P. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2018) Cracking the social code of speech prosody using reverse correlation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [html] [pdf]

Ponsot, E., Arias, P. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2018). Uncovering mental representations of smiled speech using reverse correlation. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 143 (1). [html] [pdf]


Gentilucci, M., Ardaillon, L. & Liuni, M. (2018) Vocal distortion and real-time processing of roughness. in Proc. International Computer Music Conference. [pdf]


Journal articles

Aucouturier, J.J. & Canonne, C. (2017). Musical friends and foes: the social cognition of affiliation and control in improvised interactions. Cognition, vol.161, April 2017, Pages 94–108. [html] [pdf]

, L., Liuni, M., Arias, P., Lind, A., Johansson, P., Hall, L., Richardson, D., Watanabe, K., Dubal, S. and Aucouturier, J.J. (2017) DAVID: An open-source platform for real-time transformation of infra-segmental emotional cues in running speech. Behaviour Research Methods. , Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 323–343. doi: 10.3758/s13428-017-0873-y. [html] [pdf]

Conference proceedings / abstracts

Liuni, M., Ponsot, E. & Aucouturier, JJ. (2017). Not so scary anymore: Screaming voices embedded in harmonic contexts are more positive and less arousing. European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, Ghent, Belgium, July 2017 (accepted).

Aucouturier, JJ & Canonne, C. (2017). Is musical consonance a signal of social affiliation? European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, Ghent, Belgium, July 2017 (accepted).

Invited Talks

Two examples of automatic reactions to vocal timbre cues. International Workshop in Timbre. Berlin, Germany, Jan. 2017.


Journal articles

Boidron, L., Boudenia, K., Avena, C., Boucheix, J-M. and Aucouturier, J.J. (2016) Emergency medical triage decisions are swayed by computer-manipulated cues of physical dominance in caller’s voice. Scientific Reports 6, 30219, doi:10.1038/srep30219 [html] [pdf]

Aucouturier, J.J., Johansson, P., Hall, L., Segnini, R., Mercadié, L. & Watanabe, K. (2016) Covert Digital Manipulation of Vocal Emotion Alter Speakers’ Emotional State in a Congruent Direction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 113 no. 4, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1506552113 [html] [pdf]

Aucouturier, JJ. (2016) L’apport des technologies de la musique pour la recherche en neurosciences. L’Étincelle – revue du Centre Georges Pompidou.

Conference proceedings / abstracts

Arias, P.,  (2016) Emotional mimicry induced by manipulated speech,  Journées Jeunes Chercheurs Acoustique, Audition et Signal audio, (JJCAAS), Paris, France

Invited Talks

Is musical consonance a signal of social affiliation? (JJ Aucouturier) Tokyo Workshop on Music cognition, emotion and audio technology, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2016

Effects of speaker identity on emotion-related auditory change detection (L. Rachman) Tokyo Workshop on Music cognition, emotion and audio technology, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2016

Cross-language interaction in emotion recognition (T. Nakai) Tokyo Workshop on Music cognition, emotion and audio technology, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2016

Emotional mimicry induced by manipulated speech (P. Arias) Tokyo Workshop on Music cognition, emotion and audio technology, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2016

Uncovering mental representations of social traits in the voice (E. Ponsot) Tokyo Workshop on Music cognition, emotion and audio technology, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2016

Real-time transformations of emotional speech alter speaker’s emotions in a congruent direction (JJ. Aucouturier). Workshop on Auditory Neuroscience, Cognition and Modelling (WANCM’16), London, UK, Feb. 2016

La communication d’attitudes sociales par la musique (JJ Aucouturier). Rencontres internationales du GDR ESARS (Esthétique, art et science), Paris, France, Jan. 2016.


Journal articles

Aucouturier, J. J., Fujita, M., & Sumikura, H. (2015). Experiential response and intention to purchase in the cocreative consumption of music : The Nine Inch Nails experiment. Journal of Consumer Behaviour. DOI: 10.1002/cb.1510 [pdf]

Canonne, C. & Aucouturier, J. J. (2015). Play together, think alike : Shared mental models in expert music improvisers. Psychology of Music, 44(3). doi:10.1177/0305735615577406 [pdf]

Lagrange, M., Lafay, G., Defreville, B., & Aucouturier, J. J. (2015). The bag-of-frames approach : a not so sufficient model for urban soundscapes, after all. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138, EL487. doi: 10.1121/1.4935350 [pdf]

Hemery, E., & Aucouturier, J. J. (2015). One hundred ways to process time, frequency, rate and scale in the auditory cortex : a pattern-recognition meta-analysis. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 9(80). doi:  10.3389/fncom.2015.00080 [pdf]

Conference proceedings / abstracts

Aucouturier, J.J. & Canonne, C. (2015) Music does not only communicate intrapersonal emotions, but also interpersonal attitudes, Fifth International Conference on Music and Emotions, (ICME5), Geneva, Suisse.

Rachman, L., Liuni, M., Arias, P. & Aucouturier, J.J. (2015) A new tool to synthesize speech-like emotional expression onto music, speech or any pre-existing audio signal, Fifth International Conference on Music and Emotions, (ICME5), Geneva, Suisse.

Aucouturier, J.J. & Canonne, C. (2015) Music does not only regulate, but directly and reliably communicates social attitudes, Ninth Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, Manchester, UK.

Nonaka, Y., Aucouturier, J.J., Katahira, K. & Okanoya, K. (2015) Developmental diversity in infant cry through maternal interactions, Tokyo Lectures in Language Evolution, Tokyo, Japan.

Invited Talks

Peut-on créer une société rien qu’avec de la musique ?, Journée Science et Musique (JSM’15), Rennes, France, Septembre 2015