Norgaard, M., Deocampo, J. A., Emerson, S. N., & Conway, C. (in preparation). The role of statistical learning in novice musical improvisation ability: A preliminary investigation
Norgaard, M. & Hansen, N. (in preparation). Linked auditory and motor patterns in the vocabulary of an artist-level jazz pianist
Norgaard, M. & Römer, U. (in revision). Patterns in a musical language: How linguistic corpus analysis tools can be used to illuminate central aspects of jazz improvisation.
Beaty, R. E., Frieler, K., Norgaard, M., Merseal, H., MacDonald, M. C., & Weiss, D. J. (in revision). Spontaneous melodic productions of expert musicians contain sequencing biases seen in language production. Read preprint
Norgaard, M., McCranie, H., & Stambaugh, L. (2019). The effect of jazz improvisation instruction on measures of executive function in middle school band students. Journal of Research in Music Education. 67(3), 339-354. Read.
Dhakal, K., Norgaard, M., Adhikari, B. M., Yun, K. S., & Dhamala, M. (2019). Higher Node Activity with Less Functional Connectivity during Musical Improvisation. Brain Connectivity. 9(3), 296-309. Read.
Norgaard, M. (2017). Descriptions of improvisational thinking by developing jazz improvisers. International Journal of Music Education. 35(2), 259-271. Read.
Norgaard, M. & Taylor, C. F. (2016). Eclectic styles and improvisation in school orchestra performances. String Research Journal. 7, 45-61.
Adhikari, B., Norgaard, M., Quinn, K., Ampudia, J., & Dhamala, M. (2016). The brain network underpinning novel melody creation. Brain Connectivity. 6(10), 772-785. Read.
Norgaard, M., Emerson, S. N., Dawn, K., & Fidlon, J. (2016). Creating under Pressure: Effects of divided attention on the improvised output of skilled jazz musicians. Music Perception. 33(5), 561-570. Read.
Norgaard, M. (2014). How jazz musicians improvise: The central role of auditory and motor patterns. Music Perception. 31(3), 271-287. Read.
Norgaard, M., Spencer, J., & Montiel, M. (2013). Testing cognitive theories by creating a pattern-based probabilistic algorithm for melody and rhythm in jazz improvisation. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain. 23(4), 243-254. Read.
Norgaard, M. (2011). Descriptions of improvisational thinking by artist-level jazz musicians. Journal of Research in Music Education. 59(2), 109-127. Read.