MUSIC EDUCATION RESEARCH
Latest research on the benefits of music education for teachers, students, and parents. Tips for practising, motivation, performance, & more.
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10 tips for more effective piano practise. We think we practise effectively, but we not be as effective as we think we are. Here are 10 tips to improve you piano practise. These are great tips for piano teachers and beginner to intermediate piano students.Read More
Negative emotion in music can be enjoyed when the listener is in a dissociative state (Schubert, 2013). A dissociative state (absorption) is considered adaptive as it allows the listener to enjoy a wide range of experiences such as negative emotions without the ‘pain’ associated with negative emotions such as those brought about via rumination. Moreover, the ability to dissociate pain centre activation in aesthetic contexts also facilitates imaginative propensity. The limits of this ability to free oneself cognitively maybe limited by one’s imagination.Read More