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Neurophysiology of Action Recognition

Emily D. Grossman

in Understanding Events: From Perception to Action

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195188370
eISBN:
9780199870462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the neural correlates of human action perception, specifically the perception of bodies and body movements. It also provides a brief discussion on the likely connection of this ... More


Empirical Methods in the Study of Performance

Eric Clarke

in Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195167498
eISBN:
9780199867707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167498.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter surveys a wide range of methods that have been used in the empirical study of musical performance. Following a presentation of some of the landmarks in performance research over the past ... More


Body Movement

Jane W. Davidson and Jorge Salgado Correia

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Body movement plays a role in the construction, execution, and perception of musical performances. This chapter explores the interface between technical matters of physical control and the expressive ... More


Sound-action awareness in music

Rolf Inge Godøy

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0069
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The links between musical sound and various body movements are so numerous and robust that researchers have come to believe that sensations of body movement are integral to musical experience as ... More


fMRI Brain Visuals and Semiotic Bodies

Morana Alač

in Handling Digital Brains: A Laboratory Study of Multimodal Semiotic Interaction in the Age of Computers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015684
eISBN:
9780262295475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015684.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on semiotic bodies, which are one of the interactive fields of the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) practitioners involved in reading the brain mapping visuals as a ... More


Head Kinematics during Complex Movements

Thierry Pozzo, Alain Berthoz, and Loïc Lefort

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0095
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This purpose of this study is to investigate head kinematics during acrobatic leaps, where only visual and vestibular receptor information is used. This study demonstrates the existence of ... More


Locomotion on foot

Michael F. Land and Benjamin W. Tatler

in Looking and Acting: Vision and eye movements in natural behaviour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570943
eISBN:
9780191693878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570943.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter covers locomotion on foot, and questions such as how far ahead humans look when placing their feet on uncertain terrain, and what sources of information are used to guide locomotion. It ... More


Synchrony and swing in conversation: coordination, temporal dynamics, and communication

Daniel C. Richardson, Rick Dale, and Kevin Shockley

in Embodied Communication in Humans and Machines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231751
eISBN:
9780191696527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231751.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of an empirical research on interpersonal synchrony during conversation. This research is guided by the assumption that there is a continuum between thinking and ... More


Emotional and conversational nonverbal signals

Paul Ekman

in Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter revises and expands formulations which distinguish among a number of different types of body movements and facial expressions. Some of the terminology and most of the conceptual ... More


Music videos and visual influences on music perception and appreciation: Should you want your MTV?

Marilyn G. Boltz

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

During the past several decades, a substantial amount of research has investigated the role of musical soundtracks in cinematic art and ways in which music influences the cognitive processing of ... More


The Physics and Physiology of Balance

Justin S. Sipla and Fred Spoor

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The vestibular system, identified as the sensory organ of balance, is located in the inner ear of all vertebrates and plays an important role in the organism's body movements or locomotion. This ... More


Body Aesthetics and the Cultivation of Moral Virtues

Yuriko Saito

in Body Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198716778
eISBN:
9780191785351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716778.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses how the aesthetics of body movements contributes to cultivating other-regarding moral virtues, such as respect and care. The moral and aesthetic assessment of body movements is ... More


Our ignorance of others: Middlemarch and Great Expectations

Andrew Bennett

in Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074875
eISBN:
9781781702420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074875.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the ignorance of others that can be found in Charles Dickens's Great Expectations and George Eliot's Middlemarch, which are considered to be two of the most fully achieved and ... More


Humming

Michael Taussig

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reflects on humming, which usually implies rhythm—the rhythm of the body in motion. It argues that humming, which involves the voice and is usually sung, moves in and out of ... More


Emotion Regulation by Switching Between Modes of Reception

Monika Suckfüll

in Psychocinematics: Exploring Cognition at the Movies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862139
eISBN:
9780199332755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862139.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Within the research program described in this contribution, the principal premise is that the reception process appears to be a dynamically varying relationship between aspects of the movie and ... More


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