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Tendere l'orecchio. L'attenzione nel processo uditivo: neuroscienze e antropologia in dialogo


Abstract


Psychological and neuroscientific inquiry pointed out the value of attention for auditory perception. Recent studies have identified that the problem is not one of finding a location for a given task, but of identifying how and what one wants to do with a given stimulus. This radicalises the problem of attention in perception. In this paper I try bring experimental research into dialogue with social role of emotions and attention in sonorous and musical field from the point of view of anthropology and ethnomusicology.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22804250v11i2p231

Keywords: Emotions; Sound; Ethnomusicology; Auditory Perception; Neurosciences

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