The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology

Hardcover | February 13, 2016

EditorSusan Hallam, Ian Cross, Michael Thaut

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The 2nd edition of the Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology 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 aninternationally recognised authority in the area. The first ten parts 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 ineveryday life; and music therapy. In each part authors critically review the literature, highlight current issues and explore possibilities for the future. The final part examines how, in recent years, the study of music psychology has broadened to include a range of other disciplines. It considers the way that research has developed in relation to technological advances, and points the direction for further development in the field. With contributionsfrom internationally recognised experts across 55 chapters, it is an essential resource for students and researchers in psychology and musicology.

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The 2nd edition of the Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology 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 aninternationally recognised authority in the a...

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 Psycholog...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:976 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:February 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The origins and functions of music1. Ian Cross: The nature of music and its evolution2. Catherine J. Stevens and Tim Bryon: Universals in music processing: Entrainment, acquiring expectations and learning3. Ian Cross and Elizabeth Tolbert: Music and meaning4. Martin Clayton: The social and personal functions of music in cross-cultural perspectivePart 2: Music perception5. Thomas Stainsby and Ian Cross: The perception of pitch6. Psyche Loui: Absolute pitch7. Emmanuel Bigand and Benedicte Poulin-Charronnat: Tonal cognition8. Stephen McAdams and Bruno L. Giordano: The perception of musical timbre9. Mari Riess Jones: Musical time10. Mark A. Schmuckler: Tonality and contour in melodic processing11. Bob Snyder: Memory for musicPart 3: Responses to music12. Donald A. Hodges: Bodily Responses to Music13. Patrik N. Juslin: Emotional reactions to music14. Alf Gabrielsson: The relationship between musical structure and perceived expression15. David Huron: Aesthetics16. Donald A. Hodges: The neuroaesthetics of music17. Alika Greasley and Alexandra Lamont: Musical preferencesPart 4: Music and the Brain18. Laurel J. Trainor and Robert J. Zatorre: The neurobiology of musical expectations from perception to emotion19. Psyche Loui: Disorders of music cognition20. Simone Dalla Bella: Music and brain plasticity21. Sebastian Jentschke: The relationship between music and language22. Daniel J. Cameron and Jessica A. Grahn: The neuroscience of rhythmPart 5: Musical development23. Richard Parncutt: Prenatal development and the phylogeny and ontogeny of musical behaviour24. Sandra E. Trehub: Infant musicality25. Alexandra Lamont: Music development from the early years onwards26. E. Glenn Schellenberg: Music training and nonmusical abilitiesPart 6: Learning musical skills27. Gary McPherson and Susan Hallam: Musical potential28. Harald Jorgensen and Susan Hallam: Practicing29. Helena Gaunt and Susan Hallam: Individuality in the learning of musical skills30. Susan Hallam: Motivation to learn31. Andrea Creech: The role of the family in supporting learning32. Graham Welch and Adam Ockelford: The role of the institution and teachers in supporting learningPart 7: Musical performance33. Eckart Altenmuller and Shinichi Furuya: Planning and performance34. Andreas Lehmann and Reinhardt Kopiez: Sight reading35. Roger Chaffin, Alexander P. Demos and Topher Logan: Performing from memory36. Jane W. Davidson and Mary C. Broughton: Bodily Mediated Coordination, Collaboration, and Communication in Music Performance37. Patrik N. Juslin and Erik Lindstrom: Emotion in music performance38. Erica Bisesi and W. Luke Windsor: Expression and communication of structure in music performance: measurements and models39. Dianna Theadora Kenny and Bronwen J. Ackermann: Optimizing physical and psychological health in performing musiciansPart 8: Composition and improvisation40. Jonathan Impett: Making a mark: The psychology of composition41. Richard Ashley: Musical Improvisation42. Peter R. Webster: Pathways to the Study of Music Composition by Preschool to Precollege StudentsPart 9: The role of music in our everyday lives43. Alexandra Lamont, Alika Greasley and John Sloboda: Choosing to hear music: motivation, process, and effect44. Annabel J. Cohen: Music in performance arts: Film, theatre and dance45. Alf Gabrielsson, John Whaley and John Sloboda: Peak experiences with music46. David J. Hargreaves, Raymond MacDonald and Dorothy Miell: Musical identities47. Susan Hallam and Raymond MacDonald: The effects of music in community and education settings48. Adrian C. North, David J. Hargreaves and Amanda E. Krause: Music and consumer behaviorPart 10: Music Therapy49. Shannon De l'Etoile: Processes of music therapy: Clinical and Scientific Rationales and Models50. Corene Hurt-Thaut: Clinical Practice in music therapy51. Barabara L. Wheeler: Research in music therapy52. Stefan Mainka, Ralph K. W. Spintge and Michael Thaut: Music Therapy in Medical and Neurological Rehabilitation SettingsPart 11: Conceptual frameworks, research methods and future directions53. Adam Ockelford: Beyond Music Psychology54. Michael Thaut: History and research55. Susan Hallam, Ian Cross and Michael Thaut: Where now?