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6. Human musicality

6. Human musicality  

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2018
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Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780190640163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190640156.003.0006
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chapter
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9780190640156
6. Human musicality
7. Can we categorize people? Individual differences

7. Can we categorize people? Individual differences  

Gillian Butler and McManus Freda

in Psychology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
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Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779831
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670420.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199670420
7. Can we categorize people? Individual differences
Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Psychology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Gillian Butler and Freda McManus

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Jan 2014
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Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779831
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670420.001.0001
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book
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9780199670420
A Very Short Introduction
1. Babies and what they know

1. Babies and what they know  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191780967
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10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0002
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9780199646593
1. Babies and what they know Early learning slower sucking was required to hear their mother’s voice—and the babies reversed their suck rates. Similar ‘sucking’ experiments have been done using story reading. Mothers read a particular story every day to their ‘bump’ during the final trimester. At birth, the infants could distinguish the familiar story from a novel story. Indeed, sucking experiments have even shown that infants can learn music inside the womb. Infants whose mothers were fans of the soap opera Neighbours were able to recognize the Neighbours theme tune at birth.
1. What is psychology? How do you study it?

1. What is psychology? How do you study it?  

Gillian Butler and McManus Freda

in Psychology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2014
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Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779831
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670420.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199670420
1. What is psychology? How do you study it? In 1890 William James ( ), the American philosopher and physician and one of the founders of modern psychology, defined psychology as ‘the science of mental life’ and this definition can still provide a starting point for our understanding today. We all have a mental life and therefore have some idea about what this means, even though it can be studied in rats or monkeys as well as in people. However it is only a starting point. New ways of studying the brain, and of understanding its structure and

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