PSYC 4352 Music Psychology

This course examines music as a phenomenon of human behavior and psyche. Topics include auditory and musical perception, music cognition, creativity and aesthetic experience, listening styles and strategies, music and emotion, the social psychology of musical activities. In addition, the course will examine techniques and methodology for conducting research in music and will touch on aspects related to performance and music and the brain. Prerequisite: PSYC 1301, junior standing, or instructor approval.