PSYC 853. Advanced Acoustical and Psychological Aspects of Musical Behavior. 3 Hours.
Study and experimental investigation of acoustic, psychoacoustic, and psychological phenomena as they influence music. Attention will be given to physical parameters; perception of pitch, loudness, and timbre; magnitude estimation; theories of consonance; experimental aesthetics; and measurement and prediction of musical ability. Each student will be expected to complete an experiment or quasi-experiment related to human musical behavior. (Same as MEMT 953.) Prerequisite: PSYC 453 or equivalent; or consent of instructor. LEC.