Psychomusicology

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1, 2012

Anticipation of Rhythmic Stimuli: Speed of Establishment and Precision of Synchronization (1966)
3 In a series of experiments, we [found the following]4: (a) Establishment of synchronization of taps with sounds presented as a sequence or as a rhythm, when the subject must start tapping with the first sound, is very rapid. From the third stimulus...
Conference Report: The Neurosciences and Music-IV-Learning and Memory
The year 2011 saw the fourth in a series of conferences on Neurosciences and Music organized by the Mariani Foundation (Fondazione Pierfranco e Luisa Mariani) and hosted this year by the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development (IMHSD) at...
Eye Movement Patterns during the Processing of Musical and Linguistic Syntactic Incongruities
It has been suggested that music and language share syntax-supporting brain mechanisms. Consequently, violations of syntax in either domain may have similar effects. The present study examined the effects of syntactic incongruities on eye movements and...
How Musical Rhythm Reveals Human Attitudes. an Annotated Translation by Nigel Nettheim
How Musical Rhythm Reveals Human Attitudes. An Annotated Translation by Nigel Nettheim, by Gustav Becking. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang AG, 2011, 339 pp. ISBN 978-30343-0308-8. $74.65.Gustav Becking (1894^1945) was a German musicologist, student of...
Identifying Absolute Pitch Possessors without Using a Note-Naming Task
Most researchers measure absolute pitch (AP) using note-naming tasks that presume expertise with the scales of Western music. If note naming constitutes the only measure, then by fiat, only trained musicians can possess AP. Here we report on an AP test...
Listening in the Dark: Congenital and Early Blindness and Cross-Domain Mappings in Music
We examine how individuals who are congenitally or early blind (CEB), as compared with sighted individuals, associate musical parameters with nonauditory domains. Exp1 (modeled after Eitan & Granot, 2006) investigated how participants associate pitch...
Musical Cognition: A Science of Listening
Musical Cognition: A Science of Listening, by Henkjan Honing. Translated by Sherry Marx and Susan van der Werff- Woolhouse. Transaction Publishers, 2011. 150 pp. ISBN-13: 978-1412842280, $34.95.Henkjan Honing's Musical Cognition: A Science of Listening,...
Music in the Human Experience: An Introduction to Music Psychology
Music in the Human Experience: An Introduction to Music Psychology, by Donald A. Hodges and David C. Sebald. Routledge, 2011. 439 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-88186-9. $64.95 paperback, $140 hardcover.The past five years have proven to be a rich period for books...
Music Therapy Education and Training: From Theory to Practice
Music Therapy Education and Training: From Theory to Practice, by Karen D. Goodman. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers Ltd, 2011, 324 pp. ISBN 978978-0-39808609-1. $69.95 (Hardcover).There are many introductory music therapy texts currently...
On the Sensory Cues That Permit Control of Movements Accompanying Periodic Stimuli (1958)
Translated from the French1,2 by Bruno H. ReppPeriodic stimulation induces voluntary and involuntary periodic movements. We have in mind here the soldier who adjusts his step to [the beat of]3 a military march or the music lover who accom- panies, with...
Perceptual Evaluation of Musicological Cues for Automatic Song Segmentation
The present study evaluated how well boundaries predicted by nine rules, each of them relying on one particular musical cue, can predict perceptual boundaries. The rules were taken from two models: the local boundary detection model (LBDM) by Cambouropoulos...
PMMB and APA in Harmony
The present issue of Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, & Brain (PMMB) is special in several ways. It is the first produced by its new publisher, the American Psychological Association. This longstanding prestigious publisher assures wide dissemination...
Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance
Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance, by Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, and Rom Harré. Oxford: Psychology Press, 2010. 368 pp. ISBN 978-1841698687. $70.00Music psychology is ready for a new generation of textbooks. It has been a quarter of...
The "Divided Time Illusion" in Musicians: From Puzzling Data to Evidence for a Rate Limit
The divided time illusion (DTI) is the finding that brief intervals seem longer when they are subdivided by one or more additional events than when they are empty. Two previous multiexperiment studies using different synchronization-continuation tapping...
The Legacy of Paul Fraisse: II. Two Further Studies of Sensorimotor Synchronization
This brief introduction precedes translations from the French of two classic articles on sensorimotor synchronization: Fraisse, Oléron, and Paillard (1958) and Fraisse (1966). It points out how these pioneering but often overlooked studies anticipated...
The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song
The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song, by Elena Mannes. New York, NY: Walker Publishing Company Inc., 2011, xix + 288 Pages. ISBN-13 978-08027-1996-6. $26.00 Hardcover.Inspired by the power of music since her youth as...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.