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FYS Tuning the Hemispheres- Music and the Brain: Start Here

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Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It includes topic pages with mind maps (example: Music Therapy) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (examples: The brain and music from The Harvard Dictionary of Music and Multisensory Integration in Encyclopedia of the Human Brain). As a reference source, it's a good place to start and to help formulate your topic.

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Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to your topic in general, or a specific aspect, context, or name of a musician or scientist, to start your search in the library's catalog, WorldCat@SUWhen you find a good item, try the subject heading links to lead to more resources on the topic (click 'view description' to access).

Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:

Music | Music Therapy | Music Psychological aspects Music Physiological aspects | Brain physiology | Music psychology | Psychoacoustics | Musicology | Music and science | Music Philosophy and aesthetics | Musical perception | Brain physiology | Musical ability | Brain growth & development | Emotions | Brain diagnostic imaging

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