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Action knowledge and symbolic knowledge: The computer as mediator

Jeanne Bamberger.

in Discovering the Musical Mind

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 7772 words.

This chapter addresses a small set of troublesome but pervasive educational issues that become surprisingly illuminated as we look at the possible roles for computer technology in...

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Adolescent music is not problematic

Katrina S. McFerran.

in The Child as Musician

September 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 6885 words.

This chapter discusses the ways that young people appropriate music for healthy and unhealthy purposes. The chapter begins with an examination of common assumptions about how music...

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Analyzing musical prodigiousness using Gagné’s Integrative Model of Talent Development

Françoys Gagné and Gary E. McPherson.

in Musical Prodigies

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 67240 words.

We survey three interlocking talent development models: the Differentiating Model of Giftedness and Talent (DMGT), the Developmental Model for Natural Abilities (DMNA), and their merging...

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André Mathieu (1929–1968)

Danick Trottier.

in Musical Prodigies

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 10211 words.

This chapter discusses the case of the Canadian pianist and composer André Mathieu (1929–1968), who began his career as a musical prodigy at the age of four. Mathieu grew up in a family of...

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The brain’s rapid encoding of rule-governed domains of knowledge

Larry Vandervert.

in Musical Prodigies

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 7172 words.

Advances in understandings that the brain’s cerebellum and cerebral cortex collaborate in the development and ongoing operation of working memory offer new insights on how deliberate...

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Building gifts into musical talents

Gary E. McPherson and Aaron Williamon.

in The Child as Musician

September 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 11914 words.

This chapter unravels issues surrounding the nature–nurture debate and how this impacts on conceptions of remarkable achievement in music. It describes a framework that distinguishes...

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Building performance confidence

Margaret S. Osborne.

in The Child as Musician

September 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 9664 words.

Young developing musicians are often exposed to a variety of performance experiences, from early informal experiences performing in front of family members, to performing with their school...

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The career decisions of musical prodigies

Jae Yup Jung and Paul Evans.

in Musical Prodigies

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 8950 words.

This chapter draws on the literature on musical prodigies and prodigies in general, career decision-making theory, the development of music professionals, and the career decisions of gifted...

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Carl Stumpf: A reluctant revolutionary

David Trippett.

in The Origins of Music

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 4600 words.

If historical events are to mark the boundaries of a life lived, one could be forgiven for suspecting that Carl Stumpf (1848–1936) might have been a political revolutionary: born during the...

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Carl Stumpf: A Self-Portrait (1924)

Carl Stumpf.

in The Origins of Music

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 23954 words.

This chapter presents an autobiographical survey of Carl Stumpf's life and work. It was written shortly after he retired from all lecturing at Berlin University in 1923. The first part is...

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