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By Judith Lynne Hanna

Dancing to profit: Cognition, Emotion, and Movement explores the explanation for dance as a medium of studying to assist have interaction educators and scientists to discover the underpinnings of dance, and dancers in addition to individuals of most of the people who're serious about new methods of comprehending dance. between policy-makers, lecturers, and oldsters, there's a heightened trouble for profitable pedagogical concepts. they wish to understand what can paintings with novices. This publication methods the topic of studying in, approximately, and during dance by way of triangulating wisdom from the humanities and arts, social and behavioral sciences, and cognitive and neurological sciences to problem dismissive perspectives of the cognitive significance of the actual dance. Insights come from theories and examine findings in aesthetics, anthropology, cognitive technological know-how, dance, schooling, feminist idea, linguistics, neuroscience, phenomenology, psychology, and sociology. utilizing a unmarried conception places blinders directly to alternative routes of description and research. after all, all wisdom is tentative. Experiments inevitably needs to concentrate on a slender subject and sometimes use a different demographic—university scholars, and we don’t recognize the representativeness of case studies.

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