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Recreating speech through singing for stroke patients with non-fluent aphasia

Bradley W. Vines

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Recent advances in experimental techniques have enabled researchers to identify the effects of music on the brain, body, and mind. Clinical scientists are beginning to explore the application of this ... More


Auditory agnosia: a functional analysis

Isabelle Peretz

in Thinking in Sound: The Cognitive Psychology of Human Audition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522577
eISBN:
9780191688645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522577.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter shows how research in a specific auditory domain, namely music, can lead to the development of functional models far more elaborate than initial reports of auditory agnosia had ... More


Babies, birth, and language

Gerry T. M. Altmann

in The Ascent of Babel: An Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523772
eISBN:
9780191689017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523772.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter argues against the commonly held belief that babies did nothing more than lie back and mature before they were born. There are countless anecdotes about unborn babies and their likes and ... More


Expressiveness in the Performance of Bedzan Pygmies’ Vocal Polyphonies: When the Same is Never the Same

Fabrice Marandola

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Every performance of the vocal polyphonies of the Bedzan Pygmies demonstrates a subtle balance between the numerous variations performed by each individual singer and the necessity for the choir as a ... More


Melodies of Speech

Mari Riess Jones

in Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190618216
eISBN:
9780190618230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618216.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

The focus in this chapter is on fast speech events. Specifically, it centers upon the melodies of speech created by vocal modulations of micro-driving rhythms associated with a speaker’s fundamental ... More


The Mystery of Absolute Pitch: A Rare Ability That Involves Both Nature and Nurture

Diana Deutsch

in Musical Illusions and Phantom Words: How Music and Speech Unlock Mysteries of the Brain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190206833
eISBN:
9780190056568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190206833.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

Chapter 6. discusses absolute pitch (or “perfect pitch”)—the rare ability to name a musical note in the absence of a reference note. It is argued that acquiring absolute pitch requires exposure to ... More


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