Honorary Research Associate
BA (hons), MA, MS, PhD
As a music psychology scholar based at James Cook University, Dr Amanda Krause studies how we experience music in our everyday lives. Her research asks how our musical experiences influence our health and well-being.
Amanda is the author of numerous academic publications and currently serves as President of Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS). She has also spoken on her research to academics and industry leaders at conferences around the world, to students through programs like Skype A Scientist and STEM Professionals in Schools, and to members of the general public via radio show appearances and events like Pint Of Science.
- The role of music and the arts in promoting well-being
- How and why people use different listening technologies to listen to music
- Factors influencing people musical engagement
- How music influences consumer behaviours
Strengthening Peer Mentoring Relationships for New Mothers: A Qualitative Analysis
The transition to motherhood can be challenging, especially for first-time mothers, and can accompany maternal distress. Social support—such as that offered by peers—can be important in assisting mothers to manage such distress.Published research ORIGINS Psychology of Active, Healthy Living
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