William Forde Thompson is Professor of Psychology at Macquarie University, where he conducts research on music, emotion, and performance. He is Director of the Music, Sound and Performance lab.
From 2007 to 2009, he was President of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition. He is Associate Editor at Music Perception, Editor of Empirical Musicology Review, and an Honorary Associate member of the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.
He holds a PhD in Psychology from Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada).
For more information about Professor Thompson and his work, visit his homepage.