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Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending

Mari Riess Jones


This book is about time and synchrony and the roles these constructs play in our everyday encounters with events in our world. It focuses on auditory events in music and speech with the aim of demonstrating the potential of concepts such as entrainment and resonance for explaining how we interact, in real time, with these events. The book is divided into two parts. Part I is devoted to introducing basic theoretical concepts such as entrainment and resonance as they apply to rhythmical properties of fast and slow environmental events. Part II applies these concepts to events in music and speech ... More

Keywords: dynamic attending, entrainment, rhythm, synchrony, time, meter, attractor

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190618216
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190618216.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mari Riess Jones, author
Professor Emerita, The Ohio State University