Psychology of Music

ISBN-10: 0122135652
ISBN-13: 9780122135651
Authors: Diana Deutsch
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This second edition of The Psychology of Music has been completely revised to bring the reader the most up-to-date information, additional subject matter, and new contributers.

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Diana Deutsch is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego, and conducts research on perception and memory for sounds, particularly music. She has discovered a number of musical illusions and paradoxes, which include the octave illusion, the scale illusion, the glissando illusion, the tritone paradox, the cambiata illusion, the phantom words illusion and the speech-to-song illusion, among others. She also explores ways in which we hold musical information in memory, and in which we relate the sounds of music and speech to each other. Much of her current research focuses on the question of absolute pitch - why some people possess it, and why it is so rare. Deutsch…    


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Number of pages: 807 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall Weight: 2.442 lbs.