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Music Perception (2011) 29 (2): 195–201.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Franziska Degé; Claudia Kubicek; Gudrun Schwarzer the present study investigated whether the association between music lessons and intelligence is mediated by executive functions. Intelligence and five different executive functions (set shifting, selective attention, planning, inhibition, and...
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Music Perception (2011) 29 (2): 185–194.
Published: 01 December 2011
... correlated with scores on the emotional intelligence test. The results imply that (1) associations between music lessons and nonmusical abilities are limited to intellectual abilities, and/or (2) associations between music lessons and emotional intelligence are not evident on visual- and/or text-based tests...
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Music Perception (2011) 29 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 December 2011
... music lessons train auditory abilities associated with those needed for decoding words. Nevertheless, few studies have examined whether music training is associated with higher-level reading abilities such as reading comprehension, which would suggest far transfer. We tested whether the length of time...
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Music Perception (2018) 35 (5): 579–593.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Sean Hutchins Adult musicians tend to outperform nonmusicians in a variety of language and language-relevant tasks. Moreover, children who take music lessons will show an increased ability in several types of language skills. However, it is still unclear what the time course of these developmental...
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Music Perception (2015) 32 (4): 344–354.
Published: 01 April 2015
... faster reaction times than participants without AP. This effect remained even after controlling for the age at which participants began formal music lessons. We did not observe a performance advantage afforded by speaking a tone language, nor a cumulative advantage afforded by having AP and being a tone...
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Music Perception (2011) 29 (2): 129–132.
Published: 01 December 2011
... welcome by-product of sending children to music lessons. Indeed, some educators and arts advocates justify music training in schools precisely because of these presumed and desired nonmusical associations. © 2011 by The Regents of the University of California 2011 Music Training and Nonmusical...
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Music Perception (2006) 24 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... The test score markedly increased for a fairly good number of the children with remarkable improvement from the age of 4 to 7. Children seemed to learn pitches in order of their appearance in music lessons; first, white-key notes, then black-key notes. However, one should be cautious about concluding...
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Plot of years of private <b>lessons</b> according to <b>musical</b> identity category (MI...
Published: 01 June 2019
FIGURE 1. Plot of years of private lessons according to musical identity category (MIC) for instrumentally skilled participants (left) and all participants (right). Error bars indicate ±1 standard error of the mean. FIGURE 1. Plot of years of private lessons according to musical identity More
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (5): 457–467.
Published: 01 June 2019
...FIGURE 1. Plot of years of private lessons according to musical identity category (MIC) for instrumentally skilled participants (left) and all participants (right). Error bars indicate ±1 standard error of the mean. FIGURE 1. Plot of years of private lessons according to musical identity...
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Music Perception (2004) 21 (3): 339–356.
Published: 01 March 2004
... take music lessons. We conclude that the potential to acquire absolute pitch is universally present at birth, and that it can be realized by enabling the infant to associate pitches with verbal labels during the critical period for speech acquisition. ©© 2004 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF...
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Music Perception (2013) 31 (1): 68–90.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Justin London This paper presents an object lesson in the challenges and considerations involved in assembling a musical corpus for empirical research. It develops a model for the construction of a representative corpus of classical music of the “common practice period” (1700-1900), using both...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (5): 403–422.
Published: 10 June 2020
... lessons or music schools, or informally learned to play a musical instrument. They reported to listen to music on average 12.1 hours per week ( SD = 8.3), with their favorite genre being pop ( n = 17), rock ( n = 12), indie ( n = 5), hip-hop ( n = 3), electronic music ( n = 2), R′n′B ( n = 2...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (4): 323–338.
Published: 11 March 2020
... . Scientific Reports , 8 , 9223 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-27571-2 Thompson , W. F. , Schellenberg , E. G. , & Husain , G. ( 2004 ). Perceiving prosody in speech: Do music lessons help? Emotion , 4 , 46 – 64 . Trimmer , C. G. , & Cuddy , L. L...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (4): 263–277.
Published: 11 March 2020
... instrument for M = 0.20 years ( SD = 0.76). Participants in this group had music lessons for M = 0.23 years ( SD = 0.77). Importance of music was rated to be M = 4.00 ( SD = 1.41). The two groups differed in terms of instrumental experience ( p < .001) and the importance of music ( p < .001...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (4): 363–365.
Published: 11 March 2020
... Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man ( 1958 ), a gaggle of petty, querulous bureaucrats experiences something tantamount to a religious conversion. The source of their unlikely transformation: a simple, glorious major triad. Thanks to an impromptu singing lesson from con-man Harold Hill, the four men discover...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 225–239.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Rie Matsunaga; Pitoyo Hartono; Koichi Yokosawa; Jun-ichi Abe Tonal schemata are shaped by culture-specific music exposure. The acquisition process of tonal schemata has been delineated in Western mono-musical children, but cross-cultural variations have not been explored. We examined how Japanese...
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Music Perception (2020) 37 (3): 196–207.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of formal piano lessons ( M = 11.20, SD = 1.99) and 7 to 17 years of general music training ( M = 11.91, SD = 2.41). One participant was excluded from the pianist group because they did not meet the study criteria of over seven years of formal training. Thirty non-pianists (19 female, 11 male...
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Music Perception (2019) 37 (1): 66–91.
Published: 01 September 2019
... proficient on a musical instrument, and if so, which one?   _________Yes – if so, please list instruments):____________________________________   _________No 5) Have you taken private musical lessons   _________Yes – if so, for haw marry years:____________________________________   _________No 6...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (5): 435–447.
Published: 01 June 2019
... were driven by experience rather than general cognitive abilities. Furthermore, Corrigall and Trainor (2009) followed 3- to 6-year-olds who were either beginning music lessons or who were not participating in any formal music training for 8-12 months, and found more rapid improvement in harmony...
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Music Perception (2019) 36 (4): 353–370.
Published: 01 April 2019
... new measure of syncopation that incorporates syllabic stress; we also propose a measure of anticipatory syncopation, and show that it reveals a strong presence of this type of syncopation in rock music. We then use these measures to explore other aspects of syncopation in rock, including its...