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Two articles from the July 2013 issue of Psychology of Music

The July 2013 issue of Psychology of Music is available online (although it’s behind a paywall in most databases).  I summarized the abstracts of a couple of the more interesting-sounding articles below, but you can check out the full table … Continue reading

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Composing by Listening: A Computer-Assisted System for Creating Emotional Music

Authors: Quinto, Lena and William Forde Thompson. Publication: International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE) Publication volume & issue: vol. 3 issue 2 (2012) pages 48-67. Link: http://www.igi-global.com/article/composing-listening-computer-assisted-system/70417 DOI: 10.4018/jse.2012070103 (http://dx.doi.org/ doesn’t recognize this DOI). Abstract: Most people communicate emotion through their … Continue reading

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Functional and Dysfunctional Brain Circuits Underlying Emotional Processing of Music in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Authors:  Andrea Caria,  Paola Venuti and Simona de Falco Publication:  Cerebral Cortex Publication volume & date:  first published online April 28, 2011 Link: http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/04/28/cercor.bhr084 Abridged Abstract:  …Little is known about individuals with ASD’s ability to sense emotions conveyed by nonsocial … Continue reading

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Frank Russo asks “Is it possible to experience music without sound?”

You’ll have to turn up the volume to hear Frank Russo’s talk. The description on YouTube says “Frank Russo is a cognitive scientist, musician, and armchair engineer. With an educational background spanning music cognition and hearing science, he is deeply … Continue reading

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