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3. Intellectual functioning in schizophrenia

3. Intellectual functioning in schizophrenia  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192802217
‘Intellectual functioning in schizophrenia’ discusses the fact that people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia perform less well on IQ tests than they did prior to the onset of their illness. ... More
Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction

Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction  

Bence Nanay

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191865633
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198826613.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198826613
Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste. It doesn’t just consider traditional artistic experiences such as artworks in a museum or an opera ... More
Modern Drama: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Drama: A Very Short Introduction  

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2016
Published Online: 
Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785269
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658770.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199658770
The story of modern drama is a tale of extremes, testing both audiences and actors to their limits through hostility and contrarianism. Spanning 1880 to the present, Modern Drama: A Very ... More
7. Personalities, moods, and emotions

7. Personalities, moods, and emotions  

Michelle Baddeley

in Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
Published Online: 
Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191816475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198754992
‘Personalities, moods, and emotions’ explains how and why psychological factors affect our economic and financial decision-making. It looks at measuring personality through OCEAN tests that ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2021
Published Online: 
Feb 2021
eISBN: 
9780191792946
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726043.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198726043
This introduction describes a forty-second television commercial for Prudential pension plans in order to illustrate music’s ability to convey complex cultural meanings. Music encodes ... More
1. In the beginning … Myth and meaning in world music

1. In the beginning … Myth and meaning in world music  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191867583
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198829140.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198829140
‘In the beginning … Myth and meaning in world music’ looks at world music’s real and imagined beginnings. These origins are documented in European missionaries’ observations of indigenous ... More
4. Theatre and performance

4. Theatre and performance  

Marvin Carlson

in Theatre: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199669820.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669820
Modern interest in performance can be traced to several different developments from the 1950s to 1970s in the art world, in academic theatre, and in the social sciences, particularly ... More
The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction

The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780190640163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190640156.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780190640156
There is a long tradition of thinking about music as a product of the human mind. Whether considering composition, performance, listening, or appreciation, the constraints and capabilities ... More
5. The psychology of music performance

5. The psychology of music performance  

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/9780190640156.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190640156
Performers occupy a special role within contemporary Western musical culture. Since two individuals can produce markedly different responses by playing the same notes, it is clear that ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Mike Cronin

in Sport: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Published Online: 
Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781339
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688340.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199688340
What is ‘sport’ and why has the urge to run or jump, to wrestle, or master a moving ball individually, or in a team, been part of human culture for so long? The ‘Introduction’ explains that ... More
4. Money, markets, museums

4. Money, markets, museums  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804631
‘Money, markets, museums’ explores relations among artistic, educational, civic, commercial, and spiritual values and the impact of corporations, groups, nations, and wealthy individuals ... More
1. Music in the moment

1. Music in the moment  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2021
Published Online: 
Feb 2021
eISBN: 
9780191792946
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726043.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198726043
This chapter focuses on music’s existence in real time. On the printed page, music is a series of notes fixed in the same relationships for all time. But as played and heard, music is a ... More
Music: A Very Short Introduction

Music: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)  

Nicholas Cook

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2021
Published Online: 
Feb 2021
eISBN: 
9780191792946
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726043.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198726043
Music: A Very Short Introduction is a study of music and thinking about music, focusing on its social, cultural, and historical dimensions. It draws on a wealth of accessible examples, ... More
3. Voices

3. Voices  

Andrew Kahn

in The Short Story: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2021
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Dec 2021
eISBN: 
9780191816215
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754633.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198754633
‘Voices’ evaluates the role of voices in short stories. In English fiction, from the Romantic period to the Edwardians, the voice of the storyteller often dominated. As the story form moved ... More
4. Managing performance and rewards

4. Managing performance and rewards  

Adrian Wilkinson

in Human Resource Management: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2022
Published Online: 
Mar 2022
eISBN: 
9780191783029
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198714736.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198714736
‘Managing payment and rewards’ focuses on reward management and performance, which is a key component of Human Resource Management (HRM). Increasingly, pay and reward are now seen as key ... More
1. What does “early music” mean?

1. What does “early music” mean?  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199730766
‘What does “early music” mean?’ provides an introduction to the field of early music. There has been interest in the music of the past since the nineteenth century, centred around ... More
5. Performing issues

5. Performing issues  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199730766
‘Performing Issues’ outlines the difficulties faced in recreating authentic early music performances. Performance practice is the study of performance in past times, and seeks to study ... More
Theatre: A Very Short Introduction

Theatre: A Very Short Introduction  

Marvin Carlson

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199669820.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199669820
From before history was recorded to the present day, theatre has been a major artistic form around the world. From puppetry to mimes and street theatre, this complex art has utilized all ... More

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