2014-2015 Pitzer Catalog 
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2014-2015 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 126 PZ -Psychology of Music

Institution: Pitzer

Description: This course explores music from the perspectives of cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Topics include the perception of pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, and meter; the development of musical knowledge in children; the neural bases of music as evidenced by patient work (amusia), brain imaging, and electroencephalography; and comparisons among musical systems cross-culturally. Class meetings alternate between lecture and discussion of original research articles. 

Prerequisite(s): MUS 003 SC (or equivalent experience) and either PSYC 101 PZ or PSYC 121 PZ, or permission of instructor. Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.

Note(s): Satisfies: COG

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