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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.

Research Interests

  • 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