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Music Perception (2021) 38 (4): 406–421.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ziyong Lin; André Werner; Ulman Lindenberger; Andreas M. Brandmaier; Elisabeth Wenger We introduce the Berlin Gehoerbildung Scale (BGS), a multidimensional assessment of music expertise in amateur musicians and music professionals. The BGS is informed by music theory and uses a variety of testing...
Includes: Supplementary data
Music Perception (2020) 38 (1): 78–98.
Published: 09 September 2020
... neural processing of various musical stimuli, but it is unclear whether this applies to detecting consonance and dissonance. Our study aimed to determine if sensitivity to increasing levels of dissonance differs between musicians and nonmusicians, using a combination of neural (electroencephalographic...
Music Perception (2018) 35 (4): 425–436.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Experiment 1, the oddball method was used, in which an oddball stimulus is embedded in a series of standard stimuli and randomly positioned in each trial. In Experiment 2, the oddball position was stable and its deviancy varied from trial to trial. Musician and nonmusician participants were asked to judge...
Music Perception (2018) 35 (3): 315–331.
Published: 01 February 2018
... third interval, making it similar to a major chord. We investigated how distortion affects cortical auditory processing of chords in musicians and nonmusicians. Electric guitar chords with or without distortion and with or without the interval of the major third (i.e., triads or dyads) were presented in...
Music Perception (2016) 34 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Francesca Talamini; Barbara Carretti; Massimo Grassi Musicians have superior performances compared to nonmusicians in many auditory perception tasks. This superiority extends to memory tasks such as the digit span. Literature suggests that the musicians’ advantage unfolds along two axes: sensory...
Music Perception (2015) 32 (4): 344–354.
Published: 01 April 2015
... this aim, we recruited AP musicians and non-AP musicians who were either tone-language (Mandarin and Cantonese) or non-tone language speakers. Participants completed a zero- and one-back working memory task using music and non-music (control) stimuli. In general, AP participants had better accuracy and...
Music Perception (2014) 31 (4): 316–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... harmonically related to the prime. In the current study, we investigated the presence of this rate-specific inharmonic pop-out in groups of musicians and nonmusicians. We found that rather than increasing the salience of inharmonic targets, 33-pps priming reduced the salience of harmonic targets. This effect...
Music Perception (2014) 31 (4): 359–371.
Published: 01 April 2014
... identification) are considered to not necessarily coincide, although no study has properly compared these abilities. Using a novel computerized pitch adjustment test, we investigated active AP ability in musicians with and without AP (ages 18-43). We found a significant correlation between active and passive AP...
Music Perception (2012) 29 (3): 255–267.
Published: 01 February 2012
... sequences were the same or different, with “same” being defined as all tones played correctly in either the same order (forward task) or backward order (backward task). For the forward task, nonmusician and musician participants showed better performance for tonal than for atonal sequences, therefore...
Music Perception (2011) 29 (2): 133–146.
Published: 01 December 2011
... undergird language-related skills, such as reading and hearing speech in background noise, which are critical to academic progress, emotional health, and vocational success. 12 December 2010 21 July 2011 © 2011 by The Regents of the University of California 2011 musicians language...
Music Perception (2008) 26 (1): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-version of the questionnaire. These results suggest that the ME and MS traits corroborate and extend the general E-S theory. ©© 2008 by The Regents of the University of California music cognition empathizer-systemizer-theory sex differences musicians music performance Music Perception VOLUME...