Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology

Paperback | June 26, 2011

EditorSusan Hallam, Ian Cross, Michael Thaut

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The field of Music Psychology has grown dramatically in the past 20 years, to emerge from being just a minor topic to one of mainstream interest within the brain sciences. However, until now, there has been no comprehensive reference text in the field. The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology is a landmark text providing, for the first time ever, a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in this fast-growing area of research. With contributions from over fifty experts in the field, the range and depth of coverage is unequalled. All thechapters combine a solid review of the relevant literature with well-reasoned arguments and robust discussions of the major findings, as well as original insights and suggestions for future work. Written by leading experts, the 52 chapters are divided into 11 sections covering both experimental and theoretical perspectives, each edited by an internationally recognised authority Ten sections each present chapters that focus on specific areas of music psychology: - the origins and functions of music- music perception- responses to music- music and the brain- musical development- learning musical skills- musical performance- composition and improvisation- the role of music in our everyday lives - music therapy and conceptual frameworks In each section, expert authors critically review the literature, highlight current issues, and explore possibilities for the future. The final section examines how in recent years the study of music psychology has broadened to include a range of other scientific disciplines. It considers the waythat the research has developed in relation to technological advances, fostering links across the field and providing an overview of the areas where the field needs further development in the future.The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology will be the essential reference text for students and researchers across psychology and neuroscience.

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The field of Music Psychology has grown dramatically in the past 20 years, to emerge from being just a minor topic to one of mainstream interest within the brain sciences. However, until now, there has been no comprehensive reference text in the field. The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology is a landmark text providing, for the first ...

Susan Hallam is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and currently Dean of the Faculty of Policy and Society. She pursued careers as both a professional musician and a music educator before completing her psychology studies and becoming an academic in 1991 in the department of Educational Psycholo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.37 inPublished:June 26, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I - The Origins and Functions of Music edited by Ian Cross1. Ian Cross: The nature of music and its evolution2. Catherine Stevens and Tim Byron: Universals in music processing3. Ian Cross and Elizabeth Tolbert: Music and meaning4. Martin Clayton: The social and personal functions of music in cross-cultural perspectivePart II - Music Perception edited by Ian Cross5. Thomas Stainsby and Ian Cross: The perception of pitch6. Emmanuel Bigand and Benedicte Poulin-Charronat: Tonal cognition7. Stephen McAdams and Bruno L Giordano: The perception of musical timbre8. Mari Riess Jones: Musical time9. Mark A Schmuckler: Components of melodic processing10. Bob Snyder: Memory for musicPart III - Responses to Music edited by Donald Hodges11. Donald A Hodges: Bodily responses to music12. Patrik N Juslin: Emotional responses to music13. Alf Gabrielsson: The relationship between musical structure and perceived expression14. David Huron: Aesthetics15. Alexandra Lamont and Alinka Greasley: Musical preferencesPart IV - Music and the Brain edited by Aniruddh Patel16. Laurel J Trainor and Robert J Zatorre: The neurobiological basis of musical expectations17. Lauren Stewart, Katharina von Kriegstein, Simone Dalla Bella, Jason D Warren and Timothy D Griffiths: Disorders of musical cognition18. Gottfried Schlaug: Music, musicians and brain plasticity19. Aniruddh D Patel: Music and the brain: three links to languagePart V - Musical Development edited by David Hargreaves20. Richard Parncutt: Prenatal development and the phylogeny and ontogeny of musical behaviour21. Sandra E Trehub: Music lessons from infants22. Alexandra Lamont: Music in the school years23. Frances H Rauscher: The impact of music instruction on other skillsPart VI - Learning Musical Skills edited by Susan Hallam24. Gary McPherson and Susan Hallam: Musical potential25. Harald Jorgensen and Susan Hallam: Practising26. Helena Gaunt and Susan Hallam: Individuality in the learning of musical skills27. Susan Hallam: Motivation to learn28. Andrea Creech: The role of the family in support learning29. Graham Welch and Adam Ockelford: The role of the institution and teachers in supporting learningPart VII - Musical Performance edited by Richard Parncutt30. W Luke Windsor: Measurement and models of performance31. Eckart Altenmueller and Sabine Schneider: Planning and performance32. Andreas C Lehmann and Reinhard Kopiez: Sight-reading33. Roger Chaffin, Topher Logan and Kristen T Begosh: Performing from memory34. Jane W Davidson: Movement and collaboration in musical performance35. Patrik N Juslin: Emotion in music performance36. Dianna T Kenny and Bronwen Ackermann: Optimising physical and psychological health in performing musiciansPart VIII - Composition and Improvisation edited by Peter Webster37. Jonathan Impett: Making a mark: the psychology of composition38. Richard Ashley: Musical improvisation39. Peter R Webster: Children as creative thinkers in music: focus on compositionPart IX - The Role of Music in our Everyday Lives edited by John Sloboda40. John Sloboda, Alexandra Lamont and Alinka Greasley: Choosing to hear music: motivation, process and effect41. Annabel J Cohen: Music in performance arts: film, theatre and dance42. John Whaley, John Sloboda and Alf Gabrielsson: Peak experiences in music43. Raymond MacDonald, David J Hargreaves and Dorothy Miell: Musical identities44. Susan Hallam and Raymond MacDonald: The effects of music and community and educational settings45. Adrian C North and David J Hargreaves: Music and consumer behaviourPart X - Music Therapy edited by Michael Thaut46. Shannon de l'Etoile and Alicia Clair: Music therapy: processes of music therapy47. Corene Hurt-Thaut: Clinical practice in music therapy48. Barbara Wheeler: Research and evaluation in music therapy49. Anne Kathrin Leins, Ralph Spintge and Michael Thaut: Music therapy in medical and neurological rehabilitation settingsPart XI - Conceptual Frameworks, Research Methods and Future edited by Susan Hallam, Ian Cross and Michael Thaut50. Adam Ockelford: Beyond music psychology51. Michael Thaut: History and research52. Susan Hallam, Ian Cross and Michael Thaut: Where now?