Making music in a group: synchronization and shared experience

@article{Overy2012MakingMI,
  title={Making music in a group: synchronization and shared experience},
  author={Katie Overy},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={1252}
}
  • K. Overy
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Psychology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
To consider the full impact of musical learning on the brain, it is important to study the nature of everyday, non‐expert forms of musical behavior alongside expert instrumental training. Such informal forms of music making tend to include social interaction, synchronization, body movements, and positive shared experiences. Here, I propose that when designing music intervention programs for scientific purposes, such features may have advantages over instrumental training, depending on the… 
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