Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound: An Introduction to by Perry R. Cook

By Perry R. Cook

How listening to works and the way the mind methods sounds coming into the ear to supply the listener with beneficial details are of serious curiosity to psychologists, cognitive scientists, and musicians. besides the fact that, whereas a few books have focused on person elements of this box, referred to as psychoacoustics, there was no finished introductory assurance of the a number of themes encompassed lower than the time period. Music, Cognition, and automatic Sound is the 1st booklet to supply that insurance, and it does so through a special and beneficial approach.The publication starts off with introductory chapters at the easy body structure and capabilities of the ear and auditory sections of the mind, then proceeds to debate quite a few issues linked to the learn of psychoacoustics, together with cognitive psychology and the physics of sound. The booklet has a specific emphasis on song and automated sound. An accompanying obtain comprises many sound examples to assist explicate the textual content and is accessible with the code incorporated within the booklet at http://mitpress.mit.edu/mccs. The contributing authors comprise John Chowning, Perry R. cook dinner, Brent Gillespie, Daniel J. Levitin, Max Mathews, John Pierce, and Roger Shepard.

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