Textbooks: Psychology of Music

  • Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance book cover

    Psychology of Music

    From Sound to Significance, 2nd Edition

    By Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, Rom Harré

    In Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance (2nd edition), the authors consider music on a broad scale, from its beginning as an acoustical signal to its different manifestations across cultures. In their second edition, the authors apply the same richness of depth and scope that was a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Psychology Press

  • The Sense of Hearing: Second Edition book cover

    The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance book cover

    Psychology of Music

    From Sound to Significance

    By Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, Rom Harré

    Why are some disturbances of air molecules heard as 'noise' while others are perceived as music? What happens at the level of the sound wave, the ear, and the brain when we perform or listen to music? How do musical abilities emerge and develop, and become refined as one acquires musical expertise?…

    Paperback – 2013-01-15
    Psychology Press

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