Music, Mind and Body
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- 13 Jul 2020
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Note: Students may only enrol in this subject (TAS-XBR9300) if they are admitted to the Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Arts and Health. All other students should enrol in TAS-XBR300.
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Appraise potential social benefits, risks and ethical considerations relating to the use of music in a variety of contexts
- Examine and reflect upon the effects of music on mind and body from youth to old age across a range of cultures applying humanities, social science and health science perspectives
- Critique and evaluate research methods and design and experiment for investigating the impacts of music and music making on groups of people or individuals in a range of contexts
- Music and the brain
- Musical taste
- Creativity and improvisation
- Experimental design
- Music and mood
- Music in healthcare settings
- Singing and wellbeing
- Instruments and injuries
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject explores the influence and impact of music and music-making on the human mind and body. You will develop an understanding of the way in which the brain perceives and processes music and learn about the development of musical taste, the effects of music on mood, creativity and improvisation, and the benefits of music listening and participation at all life stages. You will also learn about issues pertinent to health and wellbeing of amateur and professional musicians, including injury prevention.
- Online quiz (20%)
- Case study (20%)
- Research proposal (60%)
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