Schmidt, Lüder (2010). Embodied Cognitive Science of Music. Modeling Experience and Behavior in Musical Contexts. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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Recently, the role of corporeal interaction has gained wide recognition within cognitive musicology. This thesis reviews evidence from different directions in music research supporting the importance of body-based processes for the understanding of music-related experience and behaviour. Stressing the synthetic focus of cognitive science, cognitive science of music is discussed as a modeling approach that takes these processes into account and may theoretically be embedded within the theory of dynamic systems. In particular, arguments are presented for the use of robotic devices as tools for the investigation of processes underlying human music-related capabilities (musical robotics).

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
CreatorsEmailORCIDORCID Put Code
Schmidt, Lüderalm30@uni-koeln.deUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-53420
Date: 2010
Language: English
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Fächergruppe 1: Kunstgeschichte, Musikwissenschaft, Medienkultur und Theater, Linguistik, IDH > Musikwissenschaftliches Institut
Subjects: Psychology
Uncontrolled Keywords:
cognitive science, cognitive musicology, musical robotics, embodimentUNSPECIFIED
Date of oral exam: 16 July 2008
NameAcademic Title
Seifert, UweProf. Dr.
Steinbeck, WolframProf. Dr.
Refereed: Yes


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