SMU401H1: Psychology of Music

Fixed Credit: 

This course surveys the field of music perception and cognition. Sample topics: music acquisition; memory, tonality, and expectation; meter and movement; music and language; and emotion. Students acquire basic knowledge of empirical methods, appraise published research through writing assignments, and investigate a topic of their choosing in a final project.


In Year 3.

Not offered in 2020-2021