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Music and the brain: disorders of musical listening

Stewart, Lauren; Von Kriegstein, K.; Warren, Jason D. and Griffiths, Timothy D.. 2006. Music and the brain: disorders of musical listening. Brain, 129(7), pp. 1-21. ISSN 0006-8950 (print) 1460-2156 (online) [Article]

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Abstract or Description

The study of the brain bases for normal musical listening has advanced greatly in the last 30 years. The evidence from basic and clinical neuroscience suggests that listening to music involves many cognitive components with distinct brain substrates. Using patient cases reported in the literature, we develop an approach for understanding disordered musical listening that is based on the systematic assessment of the perceptual and cognitive analysis of music and its emotional effect. This approach can be applied both to acquired and congenital deficits of musical listening, and to aberrant listening in patients with musical hallucinations. Both the bases for normal musical listening and the clinical assessment of disorders now have a solid grounding in systems neuroscience.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awl171

Additional Information:

Embargo on open access until 15 January 2007

Keywords:

brain disorders; lesions; listening; music

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Psychology

Dates:

DateEvent
15 July 2006Published

Item ID:

19

Date Deposited:

05 Aug 2008 15:30

Last Modified:

29 Jul 2018 05:04

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/19

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