Category Archives: sound
BBC Arts & Culture has an article with the above title which cites a couple of music cognition studies. The BBC is currently airing a program called Sound of Cinema: The Music that Made the Movies which you can watch if … Continue reading
The Brian Lehrer Show has an interview with Seth Horowitz about his book, The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind. The podcast is online here: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/2012/sep/17/hearing-and-mind/
Neil Harbisson explains how he can eat his favorite song:
Daniel Levitin tweeted about the interview below, conducted by Steve Paikin.
Jason G. Goldman, writing in Scientific American, discusses the research by Giorgio Vallortigara and Cinzia Chiandetti about chicks’ preference for consonant over dissonant music. Chiandetti, C., & Vallortigara, G. (2011). Chicks like consonant music. Psychological science , 22 (10), 1270-1273. URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797611418244 From the abstract: … Continue reading
In this short talk Daniel Levitin discusses the origins of music, parts of the brain that process music, and the relationship between music and movement. It’s an accessible and enjoyable introduction to Levitin’s book The World in Six Songs. See … Continue reading
Authors: Frédéric Marmel, Fabien Perrin, and Barbara Tillmann Publication: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Publication volume & date: Posted Online January 25, 2011. DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2011.21632 Link: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/jocn.2011.21632 Abridged Summary: This study “investigated the ERP correlates of the influence of tonal expectations … Continue reading