Music, Thought, and Feeling: Understanding the Psychology of Music (2nd Edition) – PDF

eBook Details

  • Author: William Forde Thompson
  • File Size: 11 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 401 Pages
  • Publisher: ‎ Oxford University Press; 2 edition
  • Publication Date: ‎ Feb. 28 2014
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: 0199947317
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 0199947317, 0197545157
  • ISBN-13: 9780199947317, 9780197545157

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About The Author

William Forde Thompson

William Forde Thompson

Dr. William Forde Thompson is a psychology professor at Macquarie University, where he studies music, emotion, and performance. He was President of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition from 2006 to 2008, Associate Editor of Music Perception, and Editor of Empirical Musicology.

Examining the intersection of music, neuroscience, and psychology Music, Thought, and Feeling, 2e (PDF) surveys the shortly rising area of music cognition and explores its most attention-grabbing questions. Supposing minimal background in music or psychology, the ebook begins with an summary of the main theories on how and when music grew to become a prevalent side of human conduct. It additionally consists of: * How people understand music * Links between music and emotion * Potential cognitive advantages of musical engagement * Psychological processes concerned in imagining, composing, and performing music * Modern neuroimaging methods and what they inform us about music’s impact on the mind Now in its 2nd version, the ebook Music, Thought, and Feeling: Understanding the Psychology of Music consists of enhanced protection of music remedy, the newest principle and analysis, and enhanced pedagogy, together with improved definitions of key phrases and a reworked group of subjects. The extra open-access web site ( consists of audio samples created particularly for this textual content. Students: Visit the free companion web site for this textbook at


This exploration of emotion and music is the most in depth I’ve ever learn” — Barbara J. Crowe, Arizona State University “Music, Thought, and Feeling: Understanding the Psychology of Music 2e is simple to learn. I like the “studying outcomes” at the beginning of every chapter.” — Elizabeth W. Marvin, Eastman School of Music “An accessible, fascinating, and complete examination of the quickly increasing area of music psychology by a outstanding researcher who has participated in its growth for the previous thirty years. From discussions that span the evolutionary foundation of music, makes use of of music in remedy, examinations of musical issues, and frank assessments of the potential advantages of music coaching for nonmusical abilities corresponding to studying and arithmetic, Music, Thought, and Feeling 2nd version is for certain to encourage rekindled ardour about this thrilling area.” — Daniel Levitin, McGill University, creator of This Is Your Brain on Music NOTE: The product only consists of the ebook Music, Thought, and Feeling 2nd Edition in PDF. No access codes are included.

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