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6. Human musicality

6. Human musicality  

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780190640163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190640156.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190640156
What does it mean to be musical? What kind of musicality are people born with, and how does it develop in such diverse ways? The fact that the ability to perform and appreciate music varies ... More
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
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779831
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670420.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199670420
Most of us like to consider ourselves as unique, but is it possible to categorize the differences between us and identify the determinants of such differences? Psychologists have developed ... More
1. Babies and what they know

1. Babies and what they know  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Published Online: 
Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199646593
‘Babies and what they know’ explores the early development of children both before birth and during the first stage of childhood, focusing in particular on the importance of interaction. ... More
Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Psychology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Gillian Butler and Freda McManus

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779831
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670420.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199670420
Psychology: A Very Short Introduction explores some of psychology's leading ideas and their practical relevance by looking at normal and abnormal behaviour, perception, ... More
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
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779831
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670420.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199670420
William James, one of the founders of modern psychology, defined it in 1890 as ‘the science of mental life’. It is a science we can all relate to, as everyone has a mental life. ‘What is ... More

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