Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 349 p.) : ill.
Publisher:New York, NY :Psychology Press,c2010.
Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-331) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The scope of psychology in music -- pt. 1. Foundations ; The acoustics of music ; Sound and the neurophysiology of hearing ; Neuroscience and music -- pt. 2. The perception and cognition of music ; Perception of musical pitch and melody ; Perception of musical time ; Analysis and cognition of musical structure -- pt. 3. Development, learning and performance ; Emergence of sound and music perception ; Early musical development and education ; Toward musical ; Expertise : effective practice ; The psychology of music performance -- pt. 4. The meaning and significance of music ; The social psychology of music ; The question of meaning in music ; The emotional power of music ; Culture and music.