Integration of melody and text in memory for songs

@article{Serafine1984IntegrationOM,
  title={Integration of melody and text in memory for songs},
  author={M. Serafine and R. Crowder and B. Repp},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1984},
  volume={16},
  pages={285-303}
}
  • M. Serafine, R. Crowder, B. Repp
  • Published 1984
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognition
  • Abstract Two experiments examined whether the memory representation for songs consists of independent or integrated components (melody and text). Subjects heard a serial presentation of excerpts from largely unfamiliar folksongs, followed by a recognition test. The test required subjects to recognize songs, melodies, or texts and consisted of five types of items: (a) exact songs heard in the presentation; (b) new songs; (c) old tunes with new words; (d) new tunes with old words; and (e) old… CONTINUE READING
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