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By Amanda Daly Berman (Boston University) and Davin Rosenberg (University of California, Davis)



The following resource list is a companion piece to SEM Student News Volume 9 on medical and cognitive ethnomusicologies. We expand on the newsletter's topics to provide a more inclusive variety of publications and online resources, all of which relate to health, medical, and cognitive studies in music. The categories that follow are flexible and overlap, and are simply offered as a means of organizing a large amount of publications covering diverse yet related topics. The medical and cognitive ethnomusicology fields are relatively new, and correspondingly cultivate considerable scholarly excitement and activity, but because there are limited publications which are specifically located within the discipline of ethnomusicology, we have widened our scope to include publications from other disciplines involving the study of music from standpoints of health, medicine, and cognition. Therefore, as much research is conducted by non-music scholars, readers will find themselves crossing multiple disciplinary boundaries when engaging with these publications. As a note, please know that some of the publications below are collections or journals (single issues and full runs) that comprise numerous authors’ contributions to these fields of study, but not all of their contents are specifically cited.
In our search for medical ethnomusicology-related publications and resources (Part I: Health and Medical Ethnomusicology), we take into consideration various disciplinary fields that explore world cultures, music, and healing, and our organization intends to reflect these various topics and interests. We begin with A. Publications, separated into five general categories. 1. Medical Ethnomusicology features seminal publications in this burgeoning field. 2. Music and (Ethno)Medicine contains publications investigating the relationships between music and medicine. 3. Musical Healing denotes studies which illuminate musics in/as healing process(es). 4. Music as Therapy and Multicultural Music Therapy highlights publications which discuss music therapy within (multi)cultural contexts. 5. Medical Anthropology contains a select number of anthropological works pertaining to the cultural study of health and medicine. Online resources for medical ethnomusicology are currently limited, and we have included resources at the intersection of music and health/medicine. Their organization is self-explanatory, and divided into three sections: B. Online Communities, and official websites for C. Programs and Institutions and D. Societies and Conferences.
The cognitive studies publications below (Part II: Music and Cognition) pertain to the study of conscious mental activities (thinking, understanding, learning, remembering) and processes of musical behavior and experience (creation, perception, response, etc.). Cognitive ethnomusicological studies, which contextualize themselves within musical culture, are not in abundance, and as such we have broadened our scope to include various music-centered studies. We begin with A. Publications, separated into four categories: 1. Cognitive Ethnomusicology/Culture-centered Music Cognition includes publications within the discipline of ethnomusicology and various cultural approaches. 2. Music Perception, Cognition, Trance, and Emotion contains studies in music cognition and states of consciousness. 3. Music and Neuroscience features publications from neuroscientific perspectives, while 4. Music Psychology does so from the perspective of psychology. Online resources for music cognition are in fair abundance and comprise five sections. B. Blogs and C. Online Communities highlight virtual activity pertaining to music and cognition. The last three sections consist of official websites for D. Programs and Institutions, E. Societies, and F. Conferences worldwide.
This resource list is by no means exhaustive, and omissions (whether deliberate or due to oversight) are unavoidable. As such, please do not hesitate to suggest pertinent publications which have been omitted, are new, or forthcoming. Likewise, we are open to suggestions for online resources, including communities, blogs, institutions, society and conference websites, and other virtual resources. All suggestions are graciously accepted and fairly considered for inclusion in future updates (Please direct all comments and suggestions to semstudentnews@gmail.com with the subject line “Medical/Cognitive Resource List”). 


Part I: Health and Medical Ethnomusicology

A. Publications

1. Medical Ethnomusicology

Allison, Theresa. 2010. “The Nursing Home as Village: Lessons from Ethnomusicology.” Journal of Aging, Humanities and the Arts 4(3):276291.

Bakan, Michael B. 2009. “Measuring Happiness in the Twenty-First Century: Ethnomusicology, Evidence-Based Research, and the New Science of Autism.”
Ethnomusicology 53(3):510–518.

Bakan, Michael B., Benjamin D. Koen, Megan Bakan, Fred Kobylarz, Lindee Morgan, Rachel Goff, and Sally Kahn. 2008a. “Following Frank: Response-Ability and the Co-Creation of Culture in a Medical Ethnomusicology 
Program for Children on the Autism Spectrum.” Ethnomusicology 52(2):163202.

———. 2008b. “Saying Something Else: Improvisation and Music-Play Facilitation in a Medical Ethnomusicology Program for Children on the Autism Spectrum.” College Music Symposium 48:130.

Barz, Gregory F. 2002. “No One Will Listen to Us Unless We Bring Out Drums! AIDS and Women’s Music Performance in Uganda.” In
The aWake Project: Uniting Against the African AIDS Crisis, edited by Jenny Eaton and Kate Etue, 170–177. Nashville: W Publishing Group.

———. 2006. Singing for Life: HIV/AIDS and Music in Uganda. New York: Routledge.

Barz, Gregory F., and Judah M. Cohen, eds. 2011.
The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bates, Victoria, Alan Bleakley, and Sam Goodman, eds. 2014.
Medicine, Health and the Arts: Approaches to the Medical Humanities. New York: Routledge.

Edwards, Jane, Gregory Barz, and Busskorn Binson, eds. 2015 (forthcoming).
Voices 15. Special Issue on Medical Ethnomusicology and Music Therapy.

Florida State University. 2004.
Music, Medicine, and Culture: Medial Ethnomusicology and Global Perspectives on Health and Healing. Tallahassee: Florida State University.

Koen, Benjamin D. 2005. “Medical Ethnomusicology in the Pamir Mountains: Music and Prayer in Healing.”
Ethnomusicology 49(2):287311.

———, ed. 2008. The Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Van Buren, Kathleen J. 2010. “Applied Ethnomusicology and HIV and AIDS: Responsibility, Ability, and Action.”
Ethnomusicology 54(2):202223

———. 2006. “Stealing Elephants, Creating Futures: Exploring Uses of Music and Other Arts for Community Education.” PhD diss., University of California, Los Angeles.


2. Music and (Ethno)Medicine

Aluede, Charles O., and Eunice U. Ibekwe. 2011. “(Re)investigating Man, Drum and Music in Healing.” Studies in Ethno-Medicine 5(2):125131.

Chernoff, John Miller. 1979.
African Rhythm and African Sensibility: Aesthetics and Social Action in African Musical Idioms. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Gouk, Penelope. 2000. “Sister Disciplines?
Music and Medicine in Historical Perspective.” In Music and Medicine, edited by Penelope Gouk, 171196. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Jackowicz, Steve, ed. 2014.
2nd Biennial Conference of the Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine (ISQRMM 2013). Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates.

Licht, Sidney. 1946.
Music in Medicine. Boston: New England Conservatory of Music.

Lind, Tore Tvarnø. 2007. “Meaning, Power and Exoticism in Medicinal Music: A Case Study of MusiCure in Denmark.”
Ethnomusicology Forum 16(2):209242.

Loewy, Joanne V., and Ralph Spintge. 2013.
Music and Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Journal 15.

Radin, Paul. 1948. “Music and Medicine Among Primitive Peoples.” In
Music and Medicine, edited by Dorothy M. Schullian and Max Schoen, 324. New York: Books for Libraries Press.

Ruszkowski, Joseph, and David Akombo, eds. 2012.
Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine 2011. Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates.

Wong, Lisa, and Robert Viagas. 2012.
Scales to Scalpels: Doctors who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine. New York: Pegasus.


3. Musical Healing

Bahr, Donald M., and J. Richard Haefer. 1978. “Song in Piman Curing.” Ethnomusicology 22(1):89–122.

Baumann, Max Peter, ed. 1997.
The World of Music 39(1). Special issue on “Music and Healing in Transcultural Perspectives.”

Bourgault, Louise. 2003.
Playing for Life: Performance in Africa in the Age of AIDS. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Boyce-Tillman, June. 2000.
Constructing Musical Healing: The Wounds that Heal. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Boyer, L. Bryce. 1964. “Folk Psychiatry of the Apache of the Mescalero Indian Reservation.” In Magic, Faith, and Healing: Studies in Primitive Psychiatry Today, edited by Ari Kiev, 384419. London: Free Press of Glencoe.

Chiang, May May. 2008. “Research on Music and Healing in Ethnomusicology and Music Therapy.” Master’s thesis, University of Maryland.

Conrad, Claudius. 2010. “Music for Healing: From Magic to Medicine.”
Lancet 376(9757):19801981.

Densmore, Frances. 1972.
Teton Sioux Music. New York: Da Capo Press.

———. 1948. “The Use of Music in the Treatment of the Sick by American Indians.” In Music and Medicine, edited by Dorothy M. Schullian and Max Schoen, 2546. Freeport: Books for Libraries Press.

Devereux, George. 1951. Reality and Dreams: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian. New York: IUP.

Friedson, Steven. 1996.
Dancing Prophets: Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

———. 1998. “Tumbuka Healing.” In The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, vol. 1, Africa, edited by Ruth M. Stone, 271284. New York: Garland Publishing.

Garcia, Miguel A. 2002. “Making Culture Coherent: Nomadism, ‘Open Agenda’ and Music in Wichi Society.”
Yearbook for Traditional Music 34:4765.

Gioia, Ted. 2006.
Healing Songs. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Gouk, Penelope, ed. 2000.
Musical Healing in Cultural Contexts. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Hawley, Thomas Earl, Jr. 1993. “The Slave Tradition of Singing Among the Gullah of Johns Island, South Carolina.” PhD diss., University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Hinton, Devon Emerson. 1999. “Musical Healing and Cultural Syndromes in Isan: Landscape, Conceptual Metaphor, and Embodiment.” PhD diss., Harvard University.

Janzen, John M. 1992.
Ngoma: Discourses of Healing in Central and Southern Africa. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kartomi, Margaret J. 1984. “Musicological Research in Australia 1979-1984.”
Acta Musicologica 56(2):109145.

———. 1976. “Performance, Music and Meaning of Reyog Ponorogo.” Indonesia 22:84130.

Koen, Benjamin D. 2009.
Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains. New York: Oxford University Press.

———. 2003. “Devotional Music and Healing in Badakhshan, Tajikistan: Preventive and Curative Practices.” PhD diss., Ohio State University.

———. 2006. “Musical Healing in Eastern Tajikistan: Transforming Stress and Depression Through Falak Performance.” Asian Music 37(2):5883.

———. 2003. “The Spiritual Aesthetic In Badakhshani Devotional Music.” The World of Music 45(3):7790.

Laderman, Carol, and Marina Roseman, eds. 1996.
The Performance of Healing. New York: Routledge.

Larco, Laura. 1997. “Encounters with the
Huacas: Ritual Dialogue, Music and Healing in Northern Peru.” The World of Music 39(1):3559.

Lee, Bohyung. 2002. “Korean Religious Music: Shamanic.” In
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, vol. 7, East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea, edited by Robert C. Provine, Yosihiko Tokumaru, and J. Lawrence Witzleben, 875878. New York: Routledge.

Lewisohn, Leonard. 1997. “The Sacred Music of Islam: Sama' in the Persian Sufi Tradition.”
British Journal of Ethnomusicology 6:133.

Lounsberry, Joyce Beverly. 2001. “The Power of the Drum: A Multicultural Journey into Spiritual Transformations and Mind-Body Healing Experienced by Eight Professional Women Drummers.” PhD diss., Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.

MacDonald, Raymond, Gunter Kreutz, and Laura Mitchell, eds. 2012. Music, Health, and Wellbeing. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

McAllester, David P. 1949.
Peyote Music. New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation.

Merriam, Alan P. 1967.
Ethnomusicology of the Flathead Indians. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company.

Núñez, Sal. 2006. “Effects of Drumming on Anxiety in Latino Male Youth.” PhD diss., Capella University.

Ohnuki-Tierney, E. 1981.
Illness and Healing Among the Sakhalin Ainu. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Olsen, Dale A. 1996.
Music of the Warao of Venezuela: Song People of the Rain Forest. Gainesville and Tallahassee: University Press of Florida.

Park, Mikyung. 2003. “Korean Shaman Rituals Revisited: The Case of Chindo Ssikkim-kut (Cleansing Rituals).”
Ethnomusicology 47(3):355375.

Pinto, Tiago de Oliveira. 1997. “Healing Process as Musical Drama: The
Ebó Ceremony in Bahian Candomblé of Brazil.” The World of Music 39(1):1133.

Roseman, Marina. 1991.
Healing Sounds from the Malaysian Rainforest: Temiar Music and Medicine. Berkeley: University of California Press.

———. 1998. “The Indigenous Peoples (Orang Asli) of the Malay Peninsula.” In The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, vol. 4, Southeast Asia, edited by Terry E. Miller and Sean Williams, 560589. New York: Garland Publishing.

Turner, Edith, William Blodgett, Singleton Kahona, and Fideli Benwa. 1992.
Experiencing Ritual: A New Interpretation of African Healing. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Tusler, Robert L. 1991.
Music: Catalyst for Healing. Alkmaar, Netherlands: Drukkerij Krijgsman.


4. Music as Therapy and Multicultural Music Therapy

Aldrige, David. 1996. Music Therapy Research and Practice in Medicine: From Out of the Silence. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Amir, Dorit. 1997. “Understanding the Role of Folk Songs in Jewish-Israeli Culture: Implications for Music Therapy.”
The World of Music 39(1):111127.

Boxill, Edith Hillman. 1993. “Multicultural Music Therapy.” In
Current Research in Arts Medicine: A Compendium of the MedArt International 1992 World Congress on Arts and Medicine, edited by Fadi J. Bejani, 400401. Pennington, NJ: A Cappella Books.

Bradt, Joke. 1997. “Ethical Issues in Multicultural Counseling: Implications for the Field of Music Therapy.”
The Arts in Psychotherapy 24(2):137143.

Chase, Kristen M. 2003. “Multicultural Music Therapy: A Review of Literature.”
Music Therapy Perspectives 21(2):8488.

Cook, Patricia Moffitt. 1997. “Sacred Music Therapy in North India.”
The World of Music 39(1):6183.

Darrow, Alice-Ann, and Della Molloy. 1998. “Multicultural Perspectives in Music Therapy: An Examination of the Literature, Educational Curricula, and Clinical Practices in Culturally Diverse Cities of the United States.”
Music Therapy Perspectives 16(1):2732.

Degmečić, Dunja, Ivan Požgain, and Pavo Filaković. 2005. “Music as Therapy.”
International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music 36(2):287300.

During, Jean. 2002. “Music, Trance, and Therapy in Baluchistan.” In
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, vol. 6, The Middle East, edited by Virginia Danielson, Scott Marcus, and Dwight Reynolds, 881892. New York: Garland Publishing.

Gaston, E. Thayer, ed. 1968.
Music in Therapy. New York: Macmillan.

Horden, Peregrine, ed. 2000.
Music as Medicine: The History of Music Therapy Since Antiquity. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Langenberg, Mechtild. 1997. “On Understanding Music Therapy: Free Musical Improvisation as a Method of Treatment.”
The World of Music 39(1):97109.

Lee, Mathew H. M., ed. 1989.
Rehabilitation, Music and Human Well-Being. St. Louis: MMB Music.

Moreno, Joseph J. 1995. “Ethnomusic Therapy: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Music and Healing.” The Arts in Psychotherapy 22(5):110.

———. 1990. “International Music Therapy: A Global Perspective.” Music Therapy Perspectives 8:4146.

———. 1988. “Multicultural Music Therapy: The World Music Connection.” Journal of Music Therapy 25(1):1727.

———. 1987. “The Therapeutic Role of the Blue Singer and Considerations for the Clinical Applications of the Blues Form.” The Arts in Psychotherapy 14:333340.

Nettl, Bruno. 1956. “Aspects of Primitive and Folk Music Relevant to Music Therapy.” In 
Music Therapy 1955, edited by E.Thayer Gaston, 36–39. Lawrence, KS: National Association for Music Therapy.

Petran, Laurence A. 1953. “Anthropology, Folk Music and Music Therapy.” In
Music Therapy 1952, edited by Esther Goetz Gilliland, 247–250. Lawrence, KS: National Association for Music Therapy.

Purnell, Larry D. 2012.
Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. 4th ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

Robertson-DeCarbo, Carole E. 1974. “Music as Therapy: A Bio-Cultural Problem.”
Ethnomusicology 18(1):3142.

Rochbacher, Michael J. 1993. “The Ethnomusicology of Music Therapy.” PhD diss., University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Sanger, Annette, and James Kippen. 1987. “Applied Ethnomusicology: The Use of Balinese Gamelan in Recreational and Educational Music Therapy.”
British Journal of Music Education 4:516.

Sasamori, Takefusa. 1997. “Therapeutic Rituals Performed by
Itako (Japanese Blind Female Shamans).” The World of Music 39(1):8596.

Sloss, Christine M. 1996. “Cross-cultural Music Therapy in Canada.”
Canadian Journal of Music Therapy 4(1):139.

Stige, Brynjulf. 2002.
Culture-Centered Music Therapy. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

———. 2005. “Ethnography and Ethnographically Informed Research.” In Music Therapy Research, edited by Barbara L. Wheeler, 392403. 2nd ed. Barcelona: Barcelona Publishers.

Stige, Brynjulf, Gary Ansdell, Cochavit Elefant, and Mercédès Pavlicevic. 2010. Where Music Helps: Community Music Therapy in Action and Reflection. Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Thram, Diane. 2002. “Therapeutic Efficacy of Music-Making: Neglected Aspect of Human Experience Integral to Performance Process.”
Yearbook for Traditional Music 34:129138.

Toppozada, Mana. 1995. “Multicultural Training for Music Therapists: An Examination of Current Issues Based on a National Survey of Professional Music Therapists.”
Journal of Music Therapy 32(2):6590.

Waterman, Richard A. 1956. “Music in Aboriginal Culture.” In
Music Therapy 1955, edited by E. Thayer Gaston, 4049. Lawrence, KS: National Association for Music Therapy.


5. Medical Anthropology

Brown, Peter J., and Ron Barrett. 2009. Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology. New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

Csordas, Thomas J. 1990. “Embodiment as a Paradigm for Anthropology.”
Ethos 18(1):5–47.

———, ed. 1994a. Embodiment and Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

———. 1994b. The Sacred Self: A Cultural Phenomenology of Charismatic Healing. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Good, Byron J. 1994.
Medicine, Rationality, and Experience: An Anthropological Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kapferer, Bruce. 1986. “Performance and the Structure of Meaning and Experience.” In
The Anthropology of Experience, edited by Victor Turner, and Edward M. Bruner, 188–220. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Kleinman, Arthur. 1980.
Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture: An Exploration of the Borderland Between Anthropology, Medicine, and Psychiatry. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Singer, Milton. 1991.
Semiotics of Critics, Selves, and Cultures: Explorations in Semiotic Anthropology. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Taussig, Michael. 1993.
Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses. New York: Routledge.

Wiley, Andrea S., and John S. Allen. 2009.
Medical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach. New York: Oxford University Press.


B. Online Communities

International Association for Music & Medicine (IAMM).

Society for Ethnomusicology Medical Ethnomusicology Special Interest Group


C. Programs and Institutions

The Institute for Music in Human and Social Development, The University of Edinburgh.

Medical Ethnomusicology, Florida State University.

Texas Center for Music & Medicine,
University of North Texas.

Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC)
, University of Toronto.

The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS)
, Vanderbilt University.


D. Societies and Conferences

Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine (ISQRMM).


International Associations for Music & Medicine.



Part II: Music and Cognition

A. Publications

1. Cognitive Ethnomusicology/Culture-Centered Music Cognition

Becker, Judith. 2004. Deep Listeners: Music, Emotion, and Trancing. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

———. 2009. “Ethnomusicology and Empiricism in the Twenty-First Century.” Ethnomusicology 53(3):478–501.

Clayton, Martin. 2009. “Crossing Boundaries and Bridging Gaps: Thoughts on Relationships Between Ethnomusicology and Music Psychology.” Empirical Musicology Review 4(2):7577.

Clayton, Martin, Rebecca Sager, and Udo Will. 2004. “In Time with the Music: The Concept of Entrainment and Its Significance for Ethnomusicology.” European Seminar in Ethnomusicology: Counterpoint 1:145.

Cross, Ian. 2012. “Cognitive Science and the Cultural Nature of Music.” Topics in Cognitive Science 4(4):668677.

———. 2001. “Music, Cognition, Culture, and Evolution.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 930:2842.

Harwood, Dane L. 1976. “Universals in Music: A Perspective from Cognitive Psychology.” Ethnomusicology 22(3):521533.

Jankowsky, Richard C. 2007. “Music, Spirit Possession and the In-Between: Ethnomusicological Inquiry and the Challenge of Trance.” Ethnomusicology Forum 16(2):185208.

Journal of New Music Research 24(1). 1995. Special Issue on Cognitive Musicology.

Kippen, James. 1987. “An Ethnomusicological Approach to the Analysis of Musical Cognition.” Music Perception 5(2):173195.

Marian-Bălaşa, Marin. 2006. “Ghizela/Gisela Suliţeanu: An Indicative Bio-Bibliography.” The World of Music 48(2):151161.

Moisala, Pirkko. 1995. “Cognitive Study of Music as Culture: Basic Premises for ‘Cognitive Ethnomusicology.’” Journal of New Music Research 24:820.

Roche, David. 2000. “Music and Trance.” In The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, vol. 5, South Asia: The Indian Subcontinent, edited by Alison Arnold, 875878. New York: Garland Publishing.

Stevens, Catherine J. 2012. “Music Perception and Cognition: A Review of Recent Cross-Cultural Research.” Topics in Cognitive Science 4(4):653667.


2. Music Perception, Cognition, Trance, and Emotion

Aldridge, David. 2006. Music and Altered States: Consciousness, Transcendence, Therapy, and Addictions. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Baily, John. 1988. “Anthropological and Psychological Approaches to the Study of Music Theory and Musical Cognition.” Yearbook for Traditional Music 20:114124.

Capurso, Alexander, Vincent R. Fischelli, Leonard Gilman, Emil A. Gutheil, Jay T. Wright, and Frances Paperte. 1952. Music and Your Emotions: A Practical Guide to Music Selections Associated with Desired Emotional Responses. New York: Liveright.

Cuddy, Lola L, ed. 2014. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal 132.

Demorest, Steven M. 1989. “An Information Integration Approach to Modeling Development Differences in Musical Cognition.” PhD diss., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Dowling, W. Jay, and Dane L. Harwood. 1986. Music Cognition. San Diego: Academic Press.

Eggebrecht, Hans Heinrich. 2010. Understanding Music: The Nature and Limits of Musical Cognition. Burlington: Ashgate.

Heaton, Pamela Florence. 1998. “Musical Cognition in Children with Autism.” PhD thesis, University of London.

Honing, Henkjan. 2011. Musical Cognition: A Science of Listening. Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Howell, Peter, Ian Cross, and Robert West, eds. 1985. Musical Structure and Cognition. Orlando: Academic Press.

Juslin, Patrik N., and John Sloboda. 2011. Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications. New York: Oxford University Press.

———. 2001. Music and Emotion: Theory and Research. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kopiez, Reinhard, ed. 2014. Musicæ Scientiæ 118.

Krumhansl, Carol L. 2002. “Music: A Link Between Cognition and Emotion.” Current Directions in Psychological Science 11(2):4550.

Lerdahl, Fred. 1983. A Generative Theory of Tonal Music. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Meyer, Leonard. 1961. Emotion and Meaning in Music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Miell, Dorothy, Raymond MacDonald, and David J Hargreaves, eds. 2005. Musical Communication. New York: Oxford University Press.

Rebuschat, Patrick, Rohrmeier, Martin, Hawkins, John, and Cross, Ian, eds. 2012. Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. London: Oxford University Press.

Rouget, Gilbert. 1985. Music and Trance: A Theory of the Relations Between Music and Possession. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Sloboda, John. 1986. The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music. New York: Oxford University Press.

Temperley, David. 2007. Music and Probability. Cambridge: MIT Press.

———. 2001. The Cognition of Basic Musical Structures. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Thompson, William Forde. 2014. Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Toivainen, Petry. 1996. Modelling Musical Cognition with Artificial Neural Networks. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä.

Walker, Margaret E. 2000. “Movement and Metaphor: Towards an Embodied Theory of Music Cognition and Hermeneutics.” Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education 145:2742.


3. Music and Neuroscience

Arbib, Michael A., ed. 2013. Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Chanda, Mona Lisa, and Daniel J. Levitin. 2013. “The Neurochemistry of Music.”
Trends in Cognitive Sciences 17(4):179–193.

Koelsch, Stefan. 2013.
Brain and Music. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Levitin, Daniel J. 2007.
This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession. New York: Plume.

———. 2012. “What Does it Mean to be Musical?” Neuron 73:633–637.

Margulis, Elizabeth Hellmuth. 2013.
On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind. New York: Oxford University Press.

Patel, Aniruddh D. 2008.
Music, Language, and the Brain. New York: Oxford University Press.

Peretz, Isabelle, and Robert J. Zatorre, eds. 2003.
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sacks, Oliver. 2008.
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Schlaug, Gottfried, Lutz Jäncke, Yanxiong Huang, Jochen F. Staiger, and Helmuth Steinmetz. 1995. “Increased Corpus Callosum Size in Musicians.”
Neuropsychologia 33(8):1047–1055.

Tramo, Mark Jude. 2001. “Music of the Hemispheres.”
Science 291(5501):54–56.


4. Music Psychology

Bhatara, Anjali, Anna K. Tirovolas, Lilu Marie Duan, Bianca Levy, and Daniel J. Levitin. 2011. “Perception of Emotional Expression in Musical Performance.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 37(3):921–934.

Cohen, Annabel J., ed. 2014.
Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain 1–24.

Davies, John Booth. 1978.
The Psychology of Music. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Deutsch, Diana, ed. 2012.
The Psychology of Music. 3rd ed. Waltham, MA: Academic Press.

Hallam, Susan, Ian Cross, and Michael Thaut, eds. 2009.
The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Huron, David. 2006.
Sweet Anticipation: Music and the Psychology of Expectation. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Radocy, Rudolf E., and J. David Boyle. 2003.
Psychological Foundations of Musical Behavior. 4th ed. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Tan, Siu-Lan, Peter Pfordresher, and Rom Harré. 2010.
Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance. Hove, East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.


B. Blogs

Music and Brain Blog at University of Toronto. Lee Bartel and students.

Mind Over Music
. Justin Yanowicz and Judy Crook.

Music Computation and Cognition Laboratory Blog (MuCoaCo)
Elaine Chew, MuCoaCo alumni and students.

Music Matters: A Blog on Music Cognition
. Henkjan Honing.

Music Psychology Blog
Victoria Williamson.

Psychology of Music
. Theresa Veltri.

Training the Music Brain: A Neuroscience Perspective on Teaching & Learning Music
Tara Gaertner.


C. Online Communities

Music Cognition Group at Universiteit van Amsterdam.

Music Cognition

Music Cognition U.: A Resource Center

Society for Ethnomusicology Cognitive Ethnomusicology Special Interest Group


D. Programs and Institutions

Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music, McGill University.

Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory, The Ohio State University.

Cognitive Ethnomusicology Program, The Ohio State University.

Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology
, University of Oxford.

McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind, McMaster University.

Music Cognition Lab, University of Arkansas.

Music, Imaging, and Neural Dynamics Lab, Wesleyan University.

The Music and Medicine Initiative. Weill Cornell Medical College.

The Music and Neuroimaging Lab, Beth Israel Deaconess and Harvard Medical School.


E. Societies

Argentine Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music / Sociedad Argentina para las Ciencias Cognitivas de la Música (SACCOM).
Spanish: http://www.saccom.org.ar/

Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (APSCOM)

Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS).

Chinese Society for Music Psychology (CSMP).
Chinese: http://www.musicpsy.com/
English http://en.musicpsy.com/

European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM).

German Society for Music Psychology / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Musikpsychologie (DGM).
German: http://www.music-psychology.de/
English: http://www.univie.ac.at/muwidb/dgm/english/

Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF).

The Japanese Society for Music Perception and Cognition (JSMPC).
Japanese: http://www.jsmpc.info/
English: http://www.jsmpc.info/index-e.html

Korean Society for Music Perception and Cognition (KSMPC).
Korean: http://www.ksmpc.or.kr/

Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (Sempre)

Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC).


F. Conferences

International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC).

Music Mind Meaning 2014

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