Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending
Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending

Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending

by Mari Riess Jones


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190618216
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/17/2018
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Professor Jones received a B.A. from the University of California, Riverside, and her PhD from the University of Massachusetts before moving to Ohio where she was hired as a visiting Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department of the Ohio State University. In 1971 she gained a permanent position in this department, and spent the rest of her career at this university. After 38 years, she retired in 2006 to write this book.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview

Part I: Theoretical Framework

Chapter 2: Time... and how we study it

Chapter 3: The Tunable Brain

Chapter 4: Tuning into world events: A General Attending Hypothesis

Chapter 5: The temporal niche: An Aging Hypothesis

Chapter 6: Tuning into very fast events: Pitch perception

Chapter 7: Tuning into Slow events

Chapter 8: Parallelism: Expectancy and production profiles

Part II Applications of Theoretic constructs: To domains of music and speech

Chapter 9: Meter and rhythm: How we hear them

Chapter 10: Learning time patterns

Chapter 11: Musical Melodies

Chapter 12: Speech Timing

Chapter 13: Melodies of Speech

Chapter 14: Learning speech: From phonemes to syllables to words

Chapter 15: Concluding Speculations

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