The Oxford handbook of music psychology / edited by Susan Hallam, Ian Cross, and Michael Thaut. [electronic resource]

Second edition.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014-
1 online resource (985 p.)


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Summary note
This handbook is currently in development, with individual articles publishing online in advance of print publication. At this time, we cannot add information about unpublished articles in this handbook, however the table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process and are added to the site. Please note that the online publication date for this handbook is the date that the first article in the title was published online.
Previous edition issued in print: 2009.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 5, 2016).
  • Cover; The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Plates; Part 1 The Origins and Functions of Music; Chapter 1 The Nature of Music and Its Evolution; Chapter 2 Universals in Music Processing: Entrainment, Acquiring Expectations, and Learning; Chapter 3 Music and Meaning; Chapter 4 The Social and Personal Functions of Musicin Cross-Cultural Perspective; Part 2 Music Perception; Chapter 5 The Perception of Pitch; Chapter 6 Absolute Pitch; Chapter 7 Tonal Cognition; Chapter 8 The Perception of Musical Timbre; Chapter 9 Musical Time
  • Chapter 10 Tonality and Contour in Melodic ProcessingChapter 11 Memory for Music; Part 3 Responses to Music; Chapter 12 Bodily Responses to Music; Chapter 13 Emotional Reactions to Music; Chapter 14 The Relationship between Musical Structure and Perceived Expression; Chapter 15 Aesthetics; Chapter 16 The Neuroaesthetics of Music; Chapter 17 Musical Preferences; Part 4 Music and the Brain; Chapter 18 The Neurobiology of Musical Expectations from Perception to Emotion; Chapter 19 Disorders of Music Cognition; Chapter 20 Music and Brain Plasticity
  • Chapter 21 The Relationship between Music and LanguageChapter 22 The Neuroscience of Rhythm; Part 5 Musical Development; Chapter 23 Prenatal Development and the Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Musical Behavior; Chapter 24 Infant Musicality; Chapter 25 Musical Development from the Early Years Onwards; Chapter 26 Music Training and Nonmusical Abilities; Part 6 Learning Musical Skills; Chapter 27 Musical Potential; Chapter 28 Practicing; Chapter 29 Individuality inthe Learning of Musical Skills; Chapter 30 Motivation to Learn; Chapter 31 The Role of the Family in Supporting Learning
  • Chapter 32 The Role of the Institution and Teachers in Supporting LearningPart 7 Musical Performance; Chapter 33 Planning and Performance; Chapter 34 Sight-Reading; Chapter 35 Performing from Memory; Chapter 36 Bodily Mediated Coordination, Collaboration, andC ommunication in Music Performance; Chapter 37 Emotion in Music Performance; Chapter 38 Expression and Communication of Structure in Music Performance: Measurements and Models; Chapter 39 Optimizing Physical and Psychological Health in Performing Musicians; Part 8 Composition and Improvisation
  • Chapter 40 Making a Mark: The Psychology of CompositionChapter 41 Musical Improvisation; Chapter 42 Pathways to the Study of Music Composition by Preschool to Precollege Students; Part 9 The Role of Music In Our Everyday Lives; Chapter 43 Choosing to Hear Music: Motivation, Process, and Effect; Chapter 44 Music in Performance Arts: Film, Theater, and Dance; Chapter 45 Peak Experiences in Music; Chapter 46 Musical Identities; Chapter 47 The Effects of Music in Community and Educational Settings; Chapter 48 Music and Consumer Behavior; Part 10 Music Therapy
  • Chapter 49 Processes of Music Therapy: Clinical and Scientific Rationales and Models
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Music psychology
  • 9780191034459 (ebook)
  • 0-19-179961-0
  • 0-19-103445-2
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