Amee’s recent publications (last 5 years)

Accepted book contracts

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

Baird A. Sex on the Brain, NewSouth Publishing, Due for publication in 2019.



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

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


Book Chapters

3. 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.

4. Baird A (2019). 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.

5. 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.

6. 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

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

8. 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.

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

10. 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.

11. 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

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

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

14. 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.

15. Baird A, Umbach H. & Thompson W. A non-musician with severe Alzheimer’s Dementia learns a new song. (2017). Neurocase, 23, 36-40.
16. Abell, R., Baird A & Chalmers K. (2017). Group singing and Health related Quality of Life in Parkinson’s Disease. Health Psychology, 36, 55-64.

17. 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.

18. Baird A. (2014). Invited commentary on Gurr & Foxhall ‘Rebuilding identity after brain injury: Standard cognitive and music evoked autobiographical memory training’. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21(6): 296.

19. Baird A, Walker D, Biggs V & Robinson G. (2014). Selective preservation of the beat in apperceptive music agnosia: a case study. Cortex, 22;53C:27-33

20. Baird A & Samson S. (2014). Music evoked autobiographical memory after severe acquired brain injury: Preliminary findings from a case series. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 24(1):125-43.


Journal articles in press

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

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