Drawing on perspectives from music psychology, cognitive neuroscience, philosophy, musicology, clinical psychology, and music education, Music and Mental Imagery provides a critical overview of cutting-edge research on the various types of mental imagery associated with music. The four main parts cover an introduction to the different types of mental imagery associated with music such as auditory/musical, visual, kinaesthetic, and multimodal mental imagery; a critical assessment of established and novel ways to measure mental imagery in various musical contexts; coverage of different states of consciousness, all of which are relevant for, and often associated with, mental imagery in music, and a critical overview of applications of mental imagery in health, educational, and performance settings.
By both critically reviewing up-to-date scientific research and offering new empirical results, this book provides a unique overview of the different types and origins of mental imagery in musical contexts, various ways to measure them, and intriguing insights into related mental phenomena such as mind-wandering and synaesthesia. This will be of particular interest for scholars and researchers of music psychology and music education. It will also be useful for practitioners working with music in applied health and educational contexts.
Foreword by Andrea R. Halpern
Introduction and Overview
Mats B. Küssner, Liila Taruffi, and Georgia A. Floridou
PART I: Modalities of Mental Imagery
- The Chronicles of Musical Imagery as it Occurs Before, During, and After Music
- Visual Mental Imagery, Music, and Emotion: From Academic Discourse to Clinical Applications
- Intermittent Motor Control in Volitional Musical Imagery
- Kinaesthetic Musical Imagery Underlying Music Cognition
- Music and Multimodal Mental Imagery
- Music-Evoked Imagery and Imagery for Music: Subjective and Behavioural Measures
- Self-Report Measures in the Study of Musical Imagery
- Neuroscience Measures of Music and Mental Imagery
- Deep Neural Networks and Auditory Imagery
- Musical Imagery from a Cross-Cultural Methodological Perspective
- Mental Imagery in Music-Evoked Autobiographical Memories
- What is Mind-Wandering?
- Distraction or Panic?
- Musical Daydreaming and Kinds of Consciousness
- Sound-Colour Synaesthesia and Music-Induced Visual Mental Imagery: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
- Music-Evoked Imagery in an Absorbed State of Mind: A Bayesian Network Approach
- Recumbent Journeys Into Sound – Music, Imagery, and Altering States of Consciousness
- Imagery and Movement in Music-Based Rehabilitation and Music Pedagogy
- Applied Mental Imagery and Music Performance Anxiety
- In Search of a Story: Guided Imagery and Music Therapy
- The Image Behind the Sound: Visual Imagery in Music Performance
- Multimodal Perception in Selected Visually Impaired Pianists: Towards A Conceptual Framework
- "Don’t Sing it With the Face of a Dead Fish!" Can Verbalised Imagery Stimulate a Vocal Response in Choral Rehearsals?
- Future Perspectives and Challenges
Georgia A. Floridou
Liila Taruffi and Mats B. Küssner
Rolf Inge Godøy
Jin Hyun Kim
PART II: Measurement
Rebecca W. Gelding, Robina A. Day, and William Forde Thompson
Timothy L. Hubbard
Amy M. Belfi
André Ofner and Sebastian Stober
PART III: Mental Imagery and Related States of Consciousness
Mats B. Küssner and Konstantina Orlandatou
Part IV: Applied Mental Imagery
Rebecca S. Schaefer
Katherine K. Finch and Jonathan M. Oakman
Anri Herbst and Silvia van Zyl
Mary T. Black
Part V: Outlook