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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
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chapter
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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
6. Music and the Academy

6. Music and the Academy  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192853820
‘Music and the Academy’ is concerned with musicology — the academic study of music. It begins with musicologist Joseph Kerman's book, Contemplating Music, which offered a social history of ... 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
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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
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Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785269
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658770.001.0001
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book
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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
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Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191816475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0007
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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
4. Theatre and performance

4. Theatre and performance  

Marvin Carlson

in Theatre: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199669820.003.0004
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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
Introduction

Introduction  

Mike Cronin

in Sport: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781339
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688340.003.0001
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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
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0004
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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
2. New world order

2. New world order  

Julian Stallabrass

in Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776175
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192806468
The Liverpool Biennial in 1999 is an example of the widespread phenomenon of the biennial event, which has helped produce a rise to prominence of artists from nations that had previously ... 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
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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
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
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0001
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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
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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
Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction  

Julian Stallabrass

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776175
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.001.0001
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book
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9780192806468
Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction takes us inside the international art world to argue that behind contemporary art's variety and apparent unpredictability lies a ... More
1. A zone of freedom?

1. A zone of freedom?  

Julian Stallabrass

in Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776175
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.003.0001
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chapter
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9780192806468
The contemporary art world exists beyond the borders of normal rules and behaviours. Artists have freedom to choose their own meaning and audiences have freedom in the ways they can ... More
3. Consuming culture

3. Consuming culture  

Julian Stallabrass

in Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776175
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192806468
What is the relationship between the contemporary art world, consumer culture, and mass culture? ‘Consuming Culture’ examines the long history of art's separation from and merging with ... 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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