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

Second edition.
  • Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
xv, 950 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.


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Summary note
"[This edition] updates the original landmark text and provides a comprehensive review of the latest developments in this fast-growing area of research. Covering both experimental and theoretical perspectives, each of the 11 sections is edited by an internationally recognised authority in the area"--Jacket.
Previous edition: 2009.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
  • Part 1: the origins and functions of music. The nature of music and its evolution / Ian Cross ; Universals in music processing: entrainment, acquiring expectations, and learning / Catherine J. Stevens and Tim Byron ; Music and meaning / Ian Cross and Elizabeth Tolbert ; The social and personal functions of music in cross-cultural perspective / Martin Clayton
  • Part 2: music perception. The perception of pitch / Thomas Stainsby and Ian Cross ; Absolute pitch / Psyche Loui ; Tonal cognition / Emmanuel Bigan and Bénédicte Poulin-Charronnat ; The perception of musical timbre / Stephen McAdams and Bruno L. Giordano ; Musical time / Mari Riess Jones ; Tonality and contour in melodic processing / Mark A. Schmuckler ; Memory for music / Bob Snyder --^ Part 3: responses to music. Bodily responses to music / Donald A. Hodges ; Emotional reactions to music / Patrick N. Juslin ; The relationship between musical structure and perceived expression / Alf Gabrielsson ; Aesthetics / David Huron ; The neuroaesthetics of music / Donald A. Hodges ; Musical preferences / Alinka Greasley and Alexandra Lamont
  • Part 4: music and the brain. The neurobiology of musical expectations from perception to emotion / Laurel J. Trainor and Robert J. Zatorre ; Disorders of music cognition / Psyche Loui ; Music and brain plasticity / Simone Dalla Bella ; The relationship between music and language / Sebastian Jentschke ; The neuroscience of rhythm / Daniel J. Cameron and Jessica A. Grahn --^ Part 5: musical development. Prenatal development and the phylogeny and ontogeny of musical behavior / Richard Parncutt ; Infant musicality / Sandra E. Trehub ; Musical development from the early years onwards / Alexandra Lamont ; Music training and nonmusical abilities / E. Glenn Schellenberg
  • Part 6: learning musical skills. Musical potential / Gary E. McPherson and Susan Hallam ; Practicing / Harald Jørgensen and Susan Hallam ; Individuality in the learning of musical skills / Helena Gaunt and Susan Hallam ; Motivation to learn / Susan Hallam ; The role of the family in supporting learning / Andrea Creech ; The role of the institution and teachers in supporting learning / Graham Welch and Adam Ockelford --^ Part 7: musical performance. Planning and performance / Eckart Altenmüller and Shinichi Furuya ; Sight-reading / Andreas C. Lehmann and Reinhardt Kopiez ; Performing from memory / Roger Chaffin, Alexander P. Demos, and Topher Logan ; Bodily mediated coordination, collaboration, and communication in music performance / Jane W. Davidson and Mary C. Broughton ; Emotion in music performance / Patrick N. Juslin and Erik Lindström ; Expression and communication of structure in music performance: measurements and models / Erica Bisesi and W. Luke Windsor ; Optimizing physical and psychological health in performing musicians / Dianna T. Kenny and Bronwen J. Ackermann
  • Part 8: composition and improvisation. Making a mark: the psychology of composition / Jonathan Impett ; Musical improvisation / Richard Ashley ; Pathways to the study of music composition by preschool to precollege students / Peter R. Webster --^ Part 9: the role of music in our everyday lives. Choosing to hear music: motivation, process, and effect / Alexandra Lamont, Alinka Greasley, and John Sloboda ; Music in performance arts: film, theater, and dance / Annabel J. Cohen ; Peak experiences in music / Alf Gabrielsson, John Whaley, and John Sloboda ; Musical identities / David J. Hargreaves, Raymond MacDonald, and Dorothy Miell ; The effects of music in community and educational settings / Susan Hallam and Raymond MacDonald ; Music and consumer behavior / Adrian C. North, David J. Hargreaves, and Amanda E. Krause
  • Part 10: music therapy. Processes of music therapy: clinical and scientific rationales and models / Shannon K. De L'Etoile ; Clinical practice in musical therapy / Corene Hurt-Thaut ; Research in music therapy / Barbara L. Wheeler ; Music therapy in medical and neurological rehabilitation settings / Stefan Mainka, Ralph Spintge, and Michael Thaut --^ Part 11: conceptual frameworks, research methods, and future directions. Beyond music psychology / Adam Ockelford ; History and research / Michael Thaut ; Where now? / Susan Hallam, Ian Cross, and Michael Thaut.
Other title(s)
  • Handbook of music psychology
  • Music psychology
  • 9780198722946 ((hardback))
  • 019872294X ((hardback))
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