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The Circus Actor: Towards a Cognitive Approach

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Translation by Alexandra Teissier...
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...This acclaimed WWII psychological courtroom drama was the sensation of 1954. The play portrays a mutiny of naval officers aboard the U.S.S. Caine. Their suspicions concerning their captain’s sanity lead to their rebellion and a subsequent...

Theatre as a Valuable Tool for Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Introduction There is growing evidence to show that the impairment of the general state of health...
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...King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. A proud man, he allows vanity to cloud his judgment, believing...

Theatre and Therapy: ‘Care’, ‘Cure’, or Illusion?

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Asking questions about ‘the theatre which heals’ requires us first of all to clarify several points:What theatre are we talking about? In what culture? What society?What relationship to the theatre is under discussion: dramatic...

Introduction: Does Art Therapy Work as a Rehabilitative Tool?

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Art therapy can be defined as a form of psychotherapy, which uses the medium of art to facilitate personal expression and the understanding of emotions. Katherine Killick...
...Translation by Victor Jacono. Introduction I would like to start from the conclusions advanced by Jean-Marie Pradier in a recently published paper: No general theory of the theatre can...

Audiences’ Experience of Proximity and Co-presence in Live Dance Performance

Corinne Jola

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Matthew Reason

Matthew Reason is Professor of Theatre and Performance at York St John University, UK. Publications include Documentation, Disappearance and the Representation of Live Performance (2006), The Young Audience: Exploring and Enhancing Children's Experiences of Theatre (2010) and, co-edited with Dee Reynolds, Kinesthetic Empathy in Creative and Cultural Contexts (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Introduction Spectators’ experiences while watching dance have recently gained much attention in scientific research. Cognitive neuroscience, a field that generally studies...
...Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are developmental disorders defined by social communication deficits, as well as restricted and repetitive behaviours...

Anxiety, artistic temperament and the voice

D. Garfield Davies

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D. Garfield Davies is consultant ENT surgeon at the London Clinic, and is also laryngologist to the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anthony F. Jahn

Dr Anthony F. Jahn is an otolaryngologist with a special interest in voice disorders and ear diseases. He has numerous publications to his name, including several text books. He also writes a monthly column in Classical Singer magazine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anat Keidar

Anat Keidar is Director of Vox Humana Voice Laboratory, Head & Neck Surgical Group, New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Care of the Professional Voice : A Guide to Voice Management for Singers, Actors and Professional Voice Users

A Theatre Arts Book, 2004

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...Contrary to popular belief, singers and actors are seldom intrinsically neurotic – but they are very sensitive, working under circumstances which are physically difficult, mentally and emotionally demanding and tension-provoking. The artist...