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.
- 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