Two-Level Model of Embodied Cognition in Music

  title={Two-Level Model of Embodied Cognition in Music},
  author={Marina Korsakova-Kreyn},
  journal={Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain},
In this paper, I propose that embodied cognition in music has two distinct levels. The “surface” level relates to the apparent corporeal articulation such as the activated psychomotor program of a music performer, visible gestures in response to music, and rhythmic entrainment. The primary (though concealed) “deep” level of embodied cognition relates to the main coding aspects in music: the tonal relationships arranged in time. Music is made of combinations of a small number of basic melodic… 
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