Journal Articles

Matharu, K., Berry, M., Brown, S., (In press). Storytelling as a fundamental form of acting. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

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Brown, S., Berry, M., Dawes, E., Hughes, A., and Tu, C. (2019). Character mediation of story generation via protagonist insertion. Journal of Cognitive Psychology

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Berry, M., and Brown, S. (2019). Acting in action: Prosodic analysis of character portrayal during acting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

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Berry, M., and Brown, S. (2017). A classification scheme for literary characters. Psychological Thought 10: 288-302. 

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Theses

Berry, M. (2021). Psychotheatricology: Towards Examining and Modeling the Behaviours of Acting and Performance. (PhD Thesis, McMaster University, In progress).

Berry, M. (2014). “Do You Want What I Want? Preschoolers’ Inferences About the Desires of Others”. (HBSc Thesis, University of Ottawa). 

Presentations

Berry, M. (January, 2019). Creating a compelling story in three minutes. Oral presentation as guest lecturer for PNB 4SC6 Science Communication. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (April, 2018). Scientifically quantifying the craft of acting. Oral presentation for the 6th Annual Three Minute Thesis Provincial Competition. York University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (March, 2018). Scientifically quantifying the craft of acting. Oral presentation for the 6th Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (March, 2018). F.A.C.E: Facial actions of characters and emotions. Oral presentation for the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour weekly Cognition/Perception Seminar series. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (November, 2017). A gestural deconstruction of fictional characters. Oral presentation as a guest lecturer for 2XF3 in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (September, 2017). Tips and tools for understanding the basics of statistics. Oral presentation as guest lecturer for Psych 3SP3 The Science of Performance in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (August, 2017). Gestural analysis of character production during acting. Spoken paper presented at the International Symposium on Performance Science. HARPA Cultural Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Berry, M. (March, 2017). “Theatrometrics”: A data-driven exploration of embodied performance. Oral presentation for the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour weekly Cognition/Perception Seminar series. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (February, 2017). The science of acting. Oral presentation for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M. (November, 2016).  The plucky grad student. Oral presentation as a guest lecturer for 2XF3 in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Galang, C. M., & Berry, M. (November, 2016). A partial introduction to data processing. Oral presentation as a guest lecturer for 2XF3 in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (April, 2016). Acting in action: Gestural analysis of character production in actors. Oral presentation for the LIVELab MIMM Retreat at McMaster. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Posters

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (November, 2018). Modulation of facial expansiveness during character portrayal in actors . Poster presented at the McMaster NeuroMusic Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Almeida, A., Berry, M., & Brown, S. (November, 2018). To believe or not to believe: That is the question... Poster presented at the McMaster NeuroMusic Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Matharu, K., Berry, M., & Brown, S. (November, 2018). Fairy tale reading as a form of acting. Poster presented at the McMaster NeuroMusic Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (August, 2018). Modulation of facial expansiveness during character portrayal in actors. Poster presented at the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA) Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (May, 2018). Facial expansiveness during character portrayal in actors . Poster presented at the Unification of the Arts Conference. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Matharu, K., Berry, M., & Brown, S. (May, 2018). When characters sound “juuust right”: Fairy tale reading as a form of acting. Poster presented at the Unification of the Arts Conference. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Matharu, K., Berry, M., & Brown, S. (October, 2016). “Grandmother, what big eyes you have!”: Storytelling as a form of acting. Poster presented at the McMaster NeuroMusic Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (October, 2016). Prosodic analysis of character production in actors. Poster presented at the McMaster NeuroMusic Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Berry, M., & Brown, S. (October, 2015). Acting in action: Gestural analysis of character production in actors. Poster presented at the McMaster NeuroMusic Conference. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.