Stacey Davis


The past thirty years have seen a rapid increase in research on music perception and cognition, including the establishment of academic societies, research conferences, and scholarly journals. In general, this research focuses on exploring the mental processes involved in listening to, remembering, understanding, performing, and responding to music. These topics are inherently interdisciplinary, with scholars emerging and collaborating from a variety of research fields, including cognitive psychology, neuroscience, psychoacoustics, music theory, and music education.