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Editors: Nikki S. Rickard (Monash University, Victoria, Australia) Katrina McFerran (The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Book Description:
Music psychology is the study of how humans experience and perceive music, and the impact this has on individuals, groups and communities. Engaging with music – whether by performing, creating, learning or listening – can have significant benefits across the lifespan. This book explores how music can promote mental health and functioning in diverse settings, from supporting cognitive development in premature babies to establishing identity and emotional well-being in adolescents, to enhancing brain function in adults and challenging cognitive decline in dementia patients. A lifespan approach is used to illustrate that the benefits of musical engagement need not be reserved for the vulnerable, but can also serve people of all ages to enhance health and well-being. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Foreword
(Gary McPherson)

Introduction
(Katrina McFerran and Nikki Rickard)

List of Reviewers

Author Biographies

Chapter 1. Frameworks for Using Music as a Therapeutic Agent for Hospitalized Newborn Infants, pp. 1-20
(Helen Shoemark)

Chapter 2. Musical Development in Infancy, pp. 21-56
(Jacinta Calabro)

Chapter 3. Non-Musical Benefits of School-Based Music Education and Training, pp. 57-72
(Anneliese Gill and Nikki Rickard)

Chapter 4. Educating Amateurs: New Technologies and Models to Enhance Music Participation in Western Societies, pp. 73-94
(Neil McLachlan)

Chapter 5. Music and Adolescents, pp. 95-106
(Katrina McFerran)

Chapter 6. Musicking and the Performance of Gender: A Double Act, pp. 107-118
(Lucy O’Grady)

Chapter 7. Music and Neural Plasticity, pp. 119-161
(Dawn Merrett and Sarah Wilson)

Chapter 8. Reconceptualizing ‘Musicianship’: Music Performance and Training through to Music Reception and Engagement, pp. 161-182
(TanChyuan Chin and Nikki Rickard)

Chapter 9. The Mozart Effect: An Opportunity to Examine the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music Listening, pp. 183-208
(Samia Toukhsati and Nikki Rickard)

Chapter 10. Music Listening and Emotional Well-Being, pp. 209-240
(Nikki Rickard)

Chapter 11. Music Creativity and Mental Illness, pp. 241-253
(Denise Grocke)

Chapter 12. Music for Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease in the Elderly, pp. 253-276
(Bruce Barber)

Index

   Series:
      Fine Arts, Music and Literature
      Psychology Research Progress
   Binding: Hardback
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 291.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-612-1
   Status: AV
  
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