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Volume 1, Autumn 2018

Editor’s Note

Kelly Jakubowski (p.1)

The Efficacy of Music Therapy and Specific Musical Stimuli on People with Dementia: A Critical Review

Rowena Ashby (p. 2-9)

The Effects of Background Music on Non-Verbal Reasoning Tests

Rhiannon Bailey (p. 10-16)

The Effect and Reliability of Musical Fit on Influencing Consumer Purchases: Explored Through Several Different Demographics

Annabella Bruschini (p. 17-23)

Critical Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Music Therapy, Music Making and Music Medicine on Mental Health as Rehabilitation Therapy in Prisons

Hannah Cox (p. 24-31)

Mood Induction Using Non-Musical Stimuli, and its Effects on the Perception of Music and Emotions

Libby Dillon (p. 32-36)

The Effect of Music Genre on 400-Metre Sprint Performance

Isabella Elwes (p. 37-42)

An Investigation into the Effect of Music on Immersion in Video Games

Rowan Evans (p. 43-47)

How Does the Effect of Background Music on the Performance of a Reading Comprehension Task Differ Across Musically ‘Trained’ and ‘Untrained’ Individuals? 

Rebecca Shamara Herath (p. 48-53)

How Important is Parental Involvement in A Child’s Musical Education for the Achievement of Musical Success?

Ellie Knott (p. 54-61)

Does Negative Self-Interference Affect Musical Performance in University Student String Players?

Nina Kümin (p. 62-69)

Searching for Memory Lane: The Extent that Music can Aid in the Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Tristan Latchford (p. 70-76)

Groove Music and Pro-Sociality in Young Adults

Isabel Mastrolonardo (p. 77-83)

A Comparison between the Cognitive and Emotional Qualities of Music-Evoked Autobiographical Memories and Film-Evoked Autobiographical Memories

Charlotte McVicker (p. 84-100)

Music as an Antidepressant: Exploring the Validity of Music Therapy as a Treatment for Depression

Sonia Vallentin (p. 101-108)

What Does it Mean to be Musical? A Critical Evaluation of Recent Instruments Designed for the Measurement of Musical Ability in the General Population

Bethany Weston (p. 109-115)

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Durham Undergraduate Research in Music & Science is published by the Durham University Music Department (Durham, UK).

References to any of this work in other student projects or publications should be accompanied by appropriate citations and bibliographic entries, for instance:

Ashby, R. (2018). The efficacy of music therapy and specific musical stimuli on people with dementia: A critical review. Durham Undergraduate Research in Music & Science, 1, 2-9.