The internal validity of web-based studies
Lacherez, Philippe (2008-07)
Honing and Ladinig (2008) make the assertion that while the internal validity of web-based studies may be reduced, this is offset by an increase in external validity possible when experimenters can sample a wider range ...
Review of "Practicing Perfection: Memory and Piano Performance"
Geeves, Andrew; Christensen, Wayne; Sutton, John; McIlwain, Doris (2008-07)
Thompson, William Forde (2008-07)
Commentary on "Comparative Analysis of Music Recordings from Western and Non-Western traditions by Automatic Tonal Feature Extraction" by Emilia Gómez, and Perfecto Herrera
Lartillot, Oliver; Toiviainen, Petri; Eerola, Tuomas (2008-07)
The article by Gómez and Herrera presents an original methodology, audaciously situated on a challenging junction between computer science, cognitive science and ethnomusicology. We hope expert ethnomusicologists will ...
Commentary on "The Happy Xylophone: Acoustics Affordances Restrict An Emotional Palate" by Michael Schutz, David Huron, Kristopher Keeton, & Greg Loewer
Eitan, Zohar (2008-07)
In this commentary, I raise several issues of method and presentation and suggest a number of follow-up experiments associated with some of these issues. Broad suggestions are also made (or rather preached): the need ...
The Happy Xylophone: Acoustics Affordances Restrict An Emotional Palate
Schutz, Michael; Huron, David; Keeton, Kristopher; Loewer, Gred (2008-07)
In many ways, the structure of music resembles that of language, including the acoustic cues used to communicate emotion. In speech, sadness is imparted through a combination of low fundamental frequency, dark timbre, ...
Comparison of Word Intelligibility in Spoken and Sung Phrases
Collister, Lauren B.; Huron, David (2008-07)
Twenty listeners were exposed to spoken and sung passages in English produced by three trained vocalists. Passages included representative words extracted from a large database of vocal lyrics, including both popular ...
Review of Fourth Meeting of Neurosciences and Music, Montreal, 2008
McDermott, Josh (2008-07)
Seeing Music? What musicians need to know about vision
Schutz, Michael (2008-07)
Music is inherently an auditory art form, rooted in sound, and generally analyzed in terms of its acoustic properties. However, as the process of hearing is affected by seeing, visual information does in fact play an ...
Thompson, Bill (2008-07)