Lucy completed her PhD in the lab in 2014. Using a range of methods (EEG, EMG, fMRI) her dissertation explored the role of the mirror neuron system in understanding music and biological movement. Her other research interests include memory and the use of arts-based training to support emotional communication. She is currently working as a post-doctoral fellow with Jessica Grahn at Western’s Brain and Mind Institute.

SMART Lab Publications

McGarry, L. M., Pineda, J., Russo, F. A. (2015). The role of the extended MNS in emotional and non-emotional judgments of human song. Cognitive, Behavioral and Affective Neuroscience, 15, 32-44.

McGarry, L., Pineda, J.A, & Russo, F.A. (2014). The role of the extended MNS in emotional and nonemotional judgments of human song. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3758/s13415-014-0311-x.

McGarry, L., Russo, F., Schalles, M., and Pineda, J. (2012). Audiovisual integration of the mu wave. Experimental Brain Research, 218(4), 527-538.

McGarry, L., and Russo, F. (2011). Mirroring in Dance/Movement Therapy: Potential mechanisms behind empathy enhancement. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 38(3), 178-184.