Conceptual Processing in Music as Revealed by N400 Effects on Words and Musical Targets

@article{Daltrozzo2009ConceptualPI,
  title={Conceptual Processing in Music as Revealed by N400 Effects on Words and Musical Targets},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Daltrozzo and Daniele Sch{\"o}n},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={1882-1892}
}
The cognitive processing of concepts, that is, abstract general ideas, has been mostly studied with language. However, other domains, such as music, can also convey concepts. Koelsch et al. [Koelsch, S., Kasper, E., Sammler, D., Schulze, K., Gunter, T., & Friederici, A. D. Music, language and meaning: Brain signatures of semantic processing. Nature Neuroscience, 7, 302–307, 2004] showed that 10 sec of music can influence the semantic processing of words. However, the length of the musical… 
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