Toward a developmental psychology of music.

  title={Toward a developmental psychology of music.},
  author={Sandra E. Trehub},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Research on music perception has revealed numerous parallels between infants and adults, but these findings have had little influence on adult research. Studies of pitch memory in infants, children, and adults are presented to illustrate potential gains from a developmental approach. Although the prevailing wisdom is that absolute pitch processing dominates in early life until it is supplanted by relative pitch processing, recent research offers no support for that view. After a week of… CONTINUE READING

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