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Affect and non-uniform characteristics of predictive processing in musical behaviour

  • Rebecca S. Schaefer (a1), Katie Overy (a1) and Peter Nelson (a1)


The important roles of prediction and prior experience are well established in music research and fit well with Clark's concept of unified perception, cognition, and action arising from hierarchical, bidirectional predictive processing. However, in order to fully account for human musical intelligence, Clark needs to further consider the powerful and variable role of affect in relation to prediction error.



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