Music and Psychology Research Paper by Write Fine

Music and Psychology
A discussion of the importance and the power that music can have from a psychological and philosophical standpoint.
# 113312 | 3,104 words | 25 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Mar 27, 2009 in Psychology (General) , Music Studies (General)

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This paper explores the way that music is seen to be significant in human life and society and the way that it interacts with the mind. The paper focuses mainly on the psychological as well as psychosocial aspects of musical influence and the way that music can be seen to affect human society and act as a means of healing. The paper also discusses how music allows people to share and participate in a common sense of humanity and understanding.

Overview of Music - Why Is It So Universally Important?
Music and Society - Music's Role in Our World and Cultures
Music and the Mind - Exploring the Effects of Music on the Human Mind
Music and You - How Music Can Change Life for the World and You

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Adorno, T. W. (1973). Philosophy of Modern Music. New York: Seabury.
  • Berger, Bennett. (1995.). An Essay on Culture. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press.
  • Bridges, D. (1994). Music, young children and you: A parent/teacher guide to music for 0-5 year olds. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger.
  • Bunt, L. (1994). Music Therapy: An Art beyond Words. New York: Routledge. Retrieved July 18, 2008, from Questia database:
  • Cockey, L., & Kalmanson, K. (2007, June/July). Annotated Bibliography on Musician Wellness. American Music Teacher, 56, 28+. Retrieved July 18, 2008, from Questia database:

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