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ISSN: 2090-2719

Journal of Biomusical Engineering
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Cognitive Function of Music and Meaning-Making

Leonid Perlovsky*

Northeastern University, Psychology Department, USA

Corresponding Author:
Leonid Perlovsky
Northeastern University
Psychology Department, USA
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Received date: October 10, 2015; Accepted date: January 27, 2016; Published date: February 01, 2016

Citation: Perlovsky L (2016) Cognitive Function of Music and Meaning-Making. J Biomusic Eng S1:004. doi:10.4172/2090-2719.S1-004

Copyright: © 2016 Perlovsky L. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


This publication also contains a detailed review of extensive studies if involvement with music improves performance in other disciplines; though this topic is not a primary subject of this paper. Here we explore the mechanism of how music influences cognition. The main novel contribution of this paper is that music helps to overcome cognitive dissonance. The referenced publication has discussed in details that the cognitive dissonance have been actually involved.