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Dopamine Handbook

Leslie Iversen, Susan Iversen, Stephen Dunnett, and Anders Bjorklund (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

The discovery of dopamine in 1957-8 was one of the seminal events in the development of modern neuroscience, and has been extremely important for the development of modern therapies of neurological ... More


Individuals using music

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

in Music and mind in everyday life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music enhances human life and helps people achieve personal fulfilment, peak experience, flow, and self-actualization. It narrows an individual's attention, allowing a more focused attention and ... More


Affective Functions of Fiction

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

in Narrative Humanism: Kindness and Complexity in Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454315
eISBN:
9781474476683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454315.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the use of emotion in fiction: the way we use stories to signal affective aptitude or emotional intelligence, to regulate moods and shift undesirable affect, to stimulate ... More


Introduction: Reading the Air

Paul Roquet

in Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692446
eISBN:
9781452953625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692446.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The introduction opens with the Jellyfish ambient DVD as an example of ambient mood regulation, before moving into a genealogy of thinking on atmosphere and its relation to self. Roquet draws on ... More


Is Music an Evolutionary Adaptation?

David Huron

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reviews the basic arguments related to evolutionary claims for music. In particular, it describes the theory of evolution by natural selection. Before entertaining some possible ... More


Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self

Paul Roquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692446
eISBN:
9781452953625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary life is increasingly shaped through attunement to the atmospheric affordances of the media environment. Ambient Media delves into the use of music, video, film, and literature as tools ... More


Musical Playlists for Addressing Depression in People With Dementia

Sandra Garrido

in Music and Dementia: From Cognition to Therapy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190075934
eISBN:
9780190095253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075934.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Depression is common in most forms of dementia. The relationship appears to be bi-directional, with depression being both a prodromal (or early) symptom and a risk factor for developing dementia. ... More


Humming Engines and Moving Radio: Encapsulating the Listening Driver

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

This chapter tells, notably for Germany,how automotive journalists and car mechanics initially educated drivers to carefully listen to the humming engines and transmission clutter of their ... More


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