Edition 12

Pam Heaton on what the understanding of emotion in music amongst those with autism could tell us about its functions and role in genera

Theoretical accounts have often assumed that emotion recognition abilities in music are the same as those in understanding social-emotional cues, for example in faces and voices. Individuals with...

Susan Hallam on the nature and importance of musical ability

Music psychology has a long history dating back to the end of the 19th century. It is a distinctive strand of psychology that has grown in strength over the years with researchers in the UK...

Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves introduce the special issue with a look at how music psychology is changing in the digital era

The digital revolution has led to music being increasingly integrated into the stream of daily life. This in turn has led to researchers showing greater interest in the effects of music on a wide...

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Elizabeth Richards Moir describes the multifaceted and fascinating role of an educational psychologist in Bahrain