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Time in Discourse

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the semiotic resources of English discourse for representing the timing of social practices. Departing from the work of sociologist Norbert Elias, discourses of time are viewed ... More


The performance of music

John A. Sloboda

in The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521280
eISBN:
9780191706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521280.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on non-improvisatory performance of a score. It reviews cognitive processes in sight-reading, including eye movements, errors in reading, and expressive sight-reading. These all ... More


Noisy Oscillators

Bard Ermentrout

in Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235070
eISBN:
9780191715778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235070.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Biostatistics

Synchronous oscillations occur throughout the nervous system. Coupling between rhythmic systems is known to induce synchrony. However, another way to produce synchrony is through correlated inputs to ... More


Interacting systems on networks

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers systems of interacting agents placed on networks. The agents — spins, oscillators, interacting individuals, etc. — occupy the nodes of networks and interact with each other ... More


Music and Rehabilitation: Neurological Approaches

A. Blythe LaGasse and Michael H. Thaut

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses neuroscience and music research and how this research has informed the use of music in therapy for rehabilitation. First, it begins with evidence of cortical engagement when ... More


Musical synchronization

Bruno H. Repp

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Sensorimotor synchronization (SMS), the coordination of rhythmic movement with rhythmic sensory stimuli, is a universal human skill that is fundamental to music performance and dance. This chapter ... More


Rescoring the Moving Image: La Belle et la Bête, Mashups and (Mis)syncing

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the relationship between loose and tight audiovisual synchronization in two recent instances, both of which speak to an aesthetic of repurposing in new audiovisual expression. ... More


Musical communication as alignment of brain states

Jamshed Bharucha, Meagan Curtis, and Kaivon Paroo

in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553426
eISBN:
9780191731020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553426.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter sketches a framework for thinking about music as a communicative channel between brains. It argues that music serves to align peoples' brain states, but not necessarily for the purpose ... More


Music and Emotion: Psychological Considerations

William Forde Thompson and Lena Quinto

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter reviews theoretical accounts of the relation between music and emotion and presents a cognitive-motor framework for understanding some of its most powerful effects. We first review ... More


Collective dynamics in arrays of coupled nonlinear resonators

R. Lifshitz, E. Kenig, and M.C. Cross

in Fluctuating Nonlinear Oscillators: From Nanomechanics to Quantum Superconducting Circuits

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691388
eISBN:
9780191742255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691388.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The study of collective nonlinear dynamics of coupled mechanical resonators has been regaining attention in recent years thanks to rapid developments in the fields of microelectromechanical and ... More


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