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Toddlers' Musical Preferences

Musical Preference and Musical Memory in the Early Years


Address for correspondence: Dr. Alexandra Lamont, Department of Psychology, Keele University, UK. Voice: +44 1782 583323;


Abstract: The current paper reports a pilot study of the preferences of children aged 2-3.5 years for different kinds of music. With the use of a novel interactive procedure to measure active preferences, preliminary results indicate general preferences for fast and loud music irrespective of style.