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Music Cognition Table of Contents for Topics in Cognitive Science

One-third of the October 2012 issue of Topics in Cognitive Science is devoted to the question “Why should music be of interest to cognitive scientists?”  (as blogged by Henkjan Honing at Music Matters.  While I read the abstracts of several … Continue reading

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Daniel Levitin at the Library of Congress

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

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Citation Wordle

I’m gradually adding the articles from music cognition syllabi into my CiteULike site.  While this is a somewhat tedious process, it’s been enlightening.  For example, CiteULike creates an author page, displayed as a word cloud of the most frequently cited authors. … Continue reading

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