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Oct012013

II. Evolution, Ecology, and the Beat

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All (April 18th):
Huron, D. (2003). “Is music and evolutionary adaptation?” In I. Peretz & R. J. Zatorre (Eds.), The cognitive neuroscience of music. New York: Oxford University Press. 57-75.
Justus, T., & Hutsler, J. J. 2005. Fundamental issues in the evolutionary psychology of music: Assessing innateness and domain-specificity. Music Perception, 23: 1–27. 

 

Optional:

Patel, A. (2006). Musical rhythm, linguistic rhythm, and human evolution. Music Perception, 24: 99-104.

Hauser, M. D. (2009, July). The possibility of impossible cultures. Nature, 460 (7252): 190-196.


Trainor, L.J. (2006). Innateness, learning, and the difficulty of determining whether music is an evoluationary adaptation: A commentary on Justus & Hustler (2005) and McDermott & Hauser (2005). Music Perception, 24: 105-110.

Bispham, John (2006). Rhythm in music: What is it? Who has it? And why? Music Perception 24/2:135-142.

Graham, Roger (2006). Music as Socio-Emotional Confluence: a Comment on Bispham. Music Perception 24/2: 169-170.

Elena Selezneva, Susann Deike, Stanislava Knyazeva, Henning Scheich, André Brechmann, and Michael Brosch (2013). Rhythm sensitivity in macaque monkeys. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 7/49. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3764333/>

Peter Cook, Andrew Rouse, Margaret Wilson, and Colleen Reichmuth (2013). A California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) Can Keep the Beat: Motor Entrainment to Rhythmic Auditory Stimuli in a Non Vocal Mimic. Journal of Comparative Psychology, Online First Publication, April 1, 2013. doi: 10.1037/a0032345. See also: <http://news.ucsc.edu/2013/04/sea-lion-beat.html>

 

Additional reading: 

Fedorenko, E. et al., (2009). Structural integration in language and music: Evidence for a shared system. Memory & Cognition, 37 (1): 1-9. 

Gill, K. Z., & Purves, D. (2009). A biological rationale for musical scales. PLoS One, 4(12), e8144
 

Grahn, J.A. & Brett, M. (2007). Rhythm and beat perception in motor areas of the brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19: 893-906.

Cross, I. (2003). Music, cognition, culture, and evolution. In I. Peretz & R. J. Zatorre (Eds.), The cognitive neuroscience of music. New York: Oxford University Press, 42-56.

Khalfa, S., Roy, M., Rainville, P., DallaBella, S., & Peretz, I. (2008). Role of tempo entrainment in psychophysiological differentiation of happy and sad music. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 68: 17-26.

London, J. (2004). Meter as a kind of attentional behavior.

McDermott, J. (2008). The evolution of music. Nature, 453: 287-288.

McDermott, J.H. (2009). What can experiments reveal about the origins of music?  

Patel, A. D., Iversen, J. R., Bregman, M. R., & Schulz, I. (2009). Studying synchronization to a musical beat in nonhuman animals. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1169: 459-469.

Patel, A. D., Iversen, J. R., Chen, Y., & Repp, B. H. (2005). The influence of metricality and modality on synchronization with a beat. Experimental Brain Research, 163, 226-238. ASSIGNED: pp. 228-237.

Patel, A. D. (2010). Music, biological evolution, and the brain. In: M. Bailar, (Ed.). Emerging Disciplines. Houston, TX: Rice University Press (pp. 91-144). 

Ramachandran V.S. & Hubbard E.M. (2003). Hearing Colors, Tasting Shapes, Scientific American, 288(5): 42-4.

Schachner, A., Brady, T. F., Pepperberg, I. M., & Hauser, M. D. (2009). Spontaneous motor entrainment to music in multiple vocal mimicking species. Current Biology, 19: 831-836.

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