Amee’s recent publications (last 5 years)


Baird A, Tamplin J & Garrido S (Editors) (2019). Music and Dementia: From Cognition to Therapy.Oxford University Press.

Baird A. (2019). Sex in the Brain. NewSouth Publishing & Columbia University Press (2020).


Book Chapters

Baird A & Thompson W. (2019). Preserved musical instrument playing in dementia: a unique form of access to memory and the self. In Baird A, Tamplin J & Garrido S (Editors). Music and Dementia: From Cognition to Therapy, Oxford University Press.

Baird A (2020). Music evoked autobiographical memories. In K Olsen & W Thompson (Eds). The Science and Psychology of Music: From Mozart at the Office to Metallica at the Gym. California, USA: ABC CLIO.

Baird A. & Samson S. (2015). Music and dementia. In E. Altenmüller, F. Boller & S. Finger (Ed.), Music, Neurology, and Neuroscience: History and Modern Perspectives. Progress in Brain Research Series London, UK: Elsevier.

Baird A. (2014). Dementia. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 327-330). New York, USA: Sage Publications, Inc.


Journal articles

Baird A, Schier, E. & Kennett J. Homicide and Dementia: An investigation of legal, ethical, and clinical factors of Australian legal cases, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 7,

Brancatisano O, Baird A. Thompson W. (2020). Why is Music Therapeutic for Neurological Disorders? The Therapeutic Music Capacities Model. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews, 112, doi 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.02.008

Baird A, Brancatisano O, Gelding R & Thompson W. (2020). Music evoked autobiographical memories in people with Behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. Memory,

Baird A, Harris CB, Harris SA, Sutton S, Miller L & Barnier AJ. (2020). Does collaboration with an intimate partner support memory performance? An exploratory case series of people with epilepsy or acquired brain injury. Neurorehabilitation, 45, 385-400.

Brancatisano O, Baird A. Thompson W. (2019). A Music, Mind and Movement Program for People with Dementia: Initial Evidence of Improving Cognition. Frontiers in Psychology – Performance Science, 10, 1435.

Harris C., Baird A & Thompson W. (2019). “They’re Playing Our Song”: Couple-defining songs in intimate relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 1-17.

Baird A. (2019). A reflection on the complexity of the self in severe dementia. Cogent Psychology, 6, 1574055.

Baird A, Brancatisano O, Gelding R & Thompson W. (2018). Characterisation of music and photo evoked autobiographical memories in people with Alzheimer’s Dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 66, 693-706.

Baird A & Thompson W. (2018). When music replaces language: A case study of severe aphasia in dementia and the use of music by a spousal caregiver. Aphasiology: Special Issue on Music and Aphasia, published online 10th May 2018

Baird A & Robinson G. (2018). Novel cognitive insights from a patient with bithalamic damage. Neurocase, 24(1), 76-81.

Baird A & Thompson W. (2018). The impact of music on the self in dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 61(3), 827-841.

Baird A, Abell R, Thompson W, Bullott N, Haertsch M & Chalmers K. (2018). Group singing enhances positive affect in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Music & Medicine, 10(1), 13-17.

Baird A, Umbach H. & Thompson W. A non-musician with severe Alzheimer’s Dementia learns a new song. (2017). Neurocase, 23, 36-40.

Abell, R., Baird A & Chalmers K. (2017). Group singing and Health related Quality of Life in Parkinson’s Disease. Health Psychology, 36, 55-64.

Baird A, Samson S, Miller L & Chalmers K (2017). Does music training facilitate the mnemonic effect of song? An exploration of musicians and non-musicians with and without Alzheimer’s Dementia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 39, 9-21.