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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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Analysis of Lyrics from Group Songwriting with Bereaved Children and Adolescents

Jennifer Fiore.

in Journal of Music Therapy

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Music; Music Therapy; Music Psychology. 8719 words.

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Songwriting is a group intervention that is often used to help bereaved children and adolescents express thoughts and feelings associated with...

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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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Audience Response and Expressive Pitch Inflections in a Live Recording of Legendary Singer Kesar Bai Kerkar

Wim van der Meer.

in Expressiveness in music performance

July 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Social Psychology. 8658 words.

This chapter examines several “snapshots” from a recording by the legendary singer Kesar Bai Kerkar (1892–1977), in which the customary audience response to a concert of classical...

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Auditory icons, earcons, and displays: Information and expression through sound

Agnieszka Roginska.

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Social Psychology. 12927 words.

Although it is often claimed that we have become a primarily visual-based society, the role of sound and music in communicating and augmenting information transmission has become...

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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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Brains and the Evolution of <i>Homo sapiens</i>

Alan Harvey.

in Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Psychology. 27165 words.

To examine ideas as to how and why humans evolved (and retained) music and language as interrelated but distinct communication streams, this chapter sets out the basic tenets of modern...

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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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