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Music and memory

Today’s reading is “Musical Soundtracks as a Schematic Influence on the Cognitive Processing of Filmed Events,” by Marilyn G. Boltz of Haverford College (Music Perception, Summer 2001). All film is illusion. The illusion of motion is created by a sequence of static frames. The illusion of a three-dimensional world is created by a two-dimensional photograph.…