Convergence: Connecting Levels of Analysis in Psychological Science
 In the past, our field harbored distinct, and often competing, schools of thought that tackled different problems and produced findings that often appeared to diverge. Today, investigators attack shared problems at complementary levels of analysis and produce results that converge. Studies of people in a social world; mental systems of cognition and emotion; and biological mechanisms of the genome and the nervous system interconnect and yield an integrated psychological science. The APS 23rd Annual Convention displays, and celebrates, these advances in our field.

Music, Mind, and Brain

Five Decades of Top Hits: Memories Are Made of This….

Saturday, May 26, 2012, 12:50 PM - 1:35 PM
Sheraton Ballroom IV

Carol Lynne Krumhansl

Carol Lynne Krumhansl
Cornell University

Long-term memory for music is remarkably detailed. Students named artist and title more than 25 percent of the time, and they consistently judged decade, style, and emotion. They preferred music of earlier decades rather than late adolescence. A current study examines the links between recognition, reminiscence, and the contents of personal memories.

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