- Encompasses the way the brain perceives, remembers, creates, and performs music
- Contributions from the top international researchers in perception and cognition of music
- Designed for use as a textbook for advanced courses in psychology of music
The Psychology of Music, Third Edition, is a comprehensive reference for understanding the perception, cognition, and performance of music. The first edition became the calling card for the establishment of the field, the second edition was extremely well-reviewed, and the third edition is now 80% revised, incorporating what are now standard areas of study on pitch, rhythm, scales, etc, with newer cutting edge research on computer models of music cognition, comparative studies, brain plasticity, and emotion.
Musicians; psychologists; students interested in and studying the psychology of music.