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  1. Musical Creativity

    Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Irène Deliège, Geraint A. Wiggins

    This collection initiates a resolutely interdisciplinary research dynamic specifically concerning musical creativity. Creativity is one of the most challenging issues currently facing scientific psychology and its study has been relatively rare in the cognitive sciences, especially in...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Psychology of Music

    From Sound to Significance

    By Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, Rom Harré

    Why are some disturbances of air molecules heard as 'noise' while others are perceived as music? What happens at the level of the sound wave, the ear, and the brain when we perform or listen to music? How do musical abilities emerge and develop, and become refined as one acquires musical expertise?...

    Published January 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. A Psychology of Early Sufi Samâ`

    Listening and Altered States

    By Kenneth S. Avery

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Avery explores the psychology of altered states among the early Sufis. It examines samâ` - listening to ritual recitation, music and certain other aural phenomena - and its effect in inducing unusual states of consciousness and behaviours. The focus is on the earliest personalities of the...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

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