|Fall Term 2014 Psychology of Music - 5149 - PSYC 230
Prerequisites/Notes: PSYC 100 or sophomore standing; ability to read music and familiarity with the basics of music theory recommended
Catalog Description : A scientific approach to questions about musical structure and its effect on human behavior and mental experience. Topics include the physical characteristics of sound that specify pitch, loudness, and timbre; the perception of melody and rhythm; the universality of musical structures; the psychology of musical ability and performance; and the effect of music on emotions. Ability to read music and familiarity with the basics of music theory recommended.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course