Category Archives: rhythm

Music Perception February 2011

The February issue of Music Perception contains several interesting articles.  Although the full text of the articles is available only by subscription or in a database, by following the links below, you can read the first page in JSTOR. 1. … Continue reading

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From singing to speaking: facilitating recovery from nonfluent aphasia.

Authors: Gottfried Schlaug, Andrea Norton, Sarah Marchina, Lauryn Zipse, and Catherine Y Wan Publication: Future Neurology Publication volume & date: 2010 September; 5(5): 657–665. Link to full text:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2982746/ Abridged Abstract:  …patients with severe nonfluent aphasia are better at singing lyrics … Continue reading

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Effects of the Big Five and musical genre on music-induced movement

Authors:  Geoff Luck, S. Saarikallio, B. Burger, Petri Toiviainen, Marc R. Thompson‌ Publication:  Journal of Research in Personality Publication volume & date:  Online October, 2010 DOI:  10.1016/j.jrp.2010.10.001 Summary: The researchers examine how personality traits may influence the way subjects dance … Continue reading

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fMRI investigation of cross-modal interactions in beat perception: Audition primes vision, but not vice versa

Authors: Jessica A. Grahn, Molly J. Henry, and J. Devin McAuley Publication:  Neuroimage. Publication volume & date:  online 2010 Sep 18  DOI:  doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.09.033 Link:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20858544 Abridged Abstract:  …Sensitivity to a ‘beat’ (such as that routinely perceived in music) differs substantially … Continue reading

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Involved brain areas in processing of Persian classical music: an fMRI study

Authors:  Farzaneh Pouladi, Mohammad Ali Oghabian, Javad Hatami, Ali Zadehmohammadi  Publication:  Procedia–Social and Behavioral Sciences Publication volume & date:  Volume 5  2010  DOI:  doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.247 Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B9853-512NGCS-7D/2/f589b09f60733aeecfdf3f51a6098eed Abridged Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the neurological process of … Continue reading

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