EEG in Music Psychological Studies

  • Hellmuth Petsche
  • Peter Richter
  • Oliver Filz


One of the main aims of the present paper is to comment upon why the EEG seems to be such a promising tool to glimpse - generally speaking — into the fabrics of thinking, the “enchanting loom” as Sherrington formulated it so poetically and so soundly. In addition to that, two special issues concerning music and EEG are briefly discussed: hemispheric lateralization and musical expectancy. Further topics concerning the processing of music by the brain, among these the question of the consistency of our findings are the subject of another paper (Richter et al., this volume).


Mental Arithmetic Beta Band Music Percept Hemispheric Lateralization Electric Oscillation 
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  • Hellmuth Petsche
  • Peter Richter
  • Oliver Filz

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