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Dwayne Keough

Faculty and Staff

dwayne_keough_9810.jpgDwayne Keough, B.A. (Hons.) (Memorial), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Laurier)

Associate Professor

Office: AS346
Phone: (709) 639-2740


Teaching Interests

Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to teach a variety of undergraduate courses. I particularly enjoy teaching introductory to psychology, sensation and perception, cognition, human neuropsychology, and statistics. No, that was not a typo…I really do like teaching statistics!

Research Interests

In general, I am interested in motor control. More specifically, I want to understand how sensorimotor feedback is used during motor planning and execution. My research has largely focused on the importance of auditory feedback during singing. To this extent, I have examined how individuals with differing levels of expertise rely on what they hear to control their voice fundamental frequency (pitch). I am also interested in other areas of perception and comparative cognition

Recent Publications

Keough, D., Hawco, C., & Jones, J. A. (2013). Auditory-motor adaptation to frequency-altered feedback occurs even when participants ‘ignore’ feedback. BMC Neuroscience, 14, doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-25.

Keough, D., & Jones, J. A. (2011). Contextual cuing contributes to the independent modification of multiple internal models for vocal control. Journal of Neurophysiology, DOI: 10.1152/jn.00291.2010.

Keough, D., & Jones, J. A. (2009). The sensitivity of auditory-motor representations to subtle changes in auditory feedback while singing. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 126, 837-46.

Hawco, C., Jones, J. A., Ferretti, T., & Keough, D. (2009). ERP correlates of online monitoring of auditory feedback during vocalization. Psychophysiology, 46, 1-10.

Jones, J. A., & Keough, D. (2008). Acoustic-vocal mapping for pitch control in singers and nonsingers. Experimental Brain Research, 190, 279-287.

Chair, Psychology

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS335
Phone: (709) 639-2504