Neural basis of music imagery and the effect of musical expertise

@article{Herholz2008NeuralBO,
  title={Neural basis of music imagery and the effect of musical expertise},
  author={Sibylle C. Herholz and Claudia Lappe and Arne Knief and Christo Pantev},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={28}
}
Although the influence of long‐term musical training on the processing of heard music has been the subject of many studies, the neural basis of music imagery and the effect of musical expertise remain insufficiently understood. By means of magnetoencephalography (MEG) we compared musicians and nonmusicians in a musical imagery task with familiar melodies. Subjects listened to the beginnings of the melodies, continued them in their imagination and then heard a tone which was either a correct or… 
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