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An empirical study of normative dissociation in musical and non-musical everyday life experiences

Herbert, Ruth (2013) An empirical study of normative dissociation in musical and non-musical everyday life experiences. Psychology of Music, 41 (3). pp. 372-394. ISSN 0305-7356. (doi:10.1177/0305735611430080) (KAR id:53395)

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Abstract

Dissociative experiences involving music have received little research attention outside the field of

(detachment) across musical and non-musical experiences in ‘real world’, everyday settings. It draws

consciousness, with and without music in daily life, and the ways in which use of music may facilitate

recording free descriptions of involving experiences of any kind as soon as possible after their occurrence.

Results suggest that dissociative experiences are a familiar occurrence in everyday life. Diary

activity, suggesting that, together with absorption, the processes of derealization (altered perception

in daily life. Music emerges as a particularly versatile facilitator of dissociative experience

perception, so facilitating an altered relationship to self and environment

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/0305735611430080
Uncontrolled keywords: absorption, depersonalization, derealization, everyday life, music, normative dissociation
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
M Music and Books on Music
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts > Music and Audio Arts
Depositing User: Ruth Herbert
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2015 14:51 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2019 11:15 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53395 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Herbert, Ruth: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7878-9991
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