Action-based effects on music perception

  title={Action-based effects on music perception},
  author={Pieter-Jan Maes and Marc Leman and Caroline Palmer and Marcelo M. Wanderley},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
The classical, disembodied approach to music cognition conceptualizes action and perception as separate, peripheral processes. In contrast, embodied accounts of music cognition emphasize the central role of the close coupling of action and perception. It is a commonly established fact that perception spurs action tendencies. We present a theoretical framework that captures the ways in which the human motor system and its actions can reciprocally influence the perception of music. The… CONTINUE READING
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