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MLA Formatting and Style Guide

MLA Formatting and Style Guide
Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. Contributors:Tony Russell, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. MLA lists electronic sources as Web Publications. It is always a good idea to maintain personal copies of electronic information, when possible. Important Note on the Use of URLs in MLA MLA no longer requires the use of URLs in MLA citations. For instructors or editors who still wish to require the use of URLs, MLA suggests that the URL appear in angle brackets after the date of access. Aristotle. Abbreviations Commonly Used with Electronic Sources Citing an Entire Web Site A Tweet

Sage Publications Ltd: Psychology of Music: 0305-7356, 1741-3087 Psychology of Music publishes peer-reviewed papers directed at increasing the scientific understanding of any psychological aspect of music. These include studies on listening, performing, creating, memorising, analysing, describing, learning, and teaching, as well as applied social, developmental, attitudinal and therapeutic studies. Special emphasis is placed on studies, which address the interface between music psychology and music education. "Without doubt, Psychology of Music is the pre-eminent journal in the field. "... absorbing, well-researched and tidily presented, frequently thought-provoking and stimulating. Psychology of Music and SEMPRE provide an international forum for researchers working in the fields of psychology of music and music education, to encourage the exchange of ideas and to disseminate research findings. Psychology of Music publishes peer-reviewed papers directed at increasing the scientific understanding of any psychological aspect of music.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read A user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?" Below, you will find the book list offered up by the astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science. Where possible, we have included links to free versions of the books, all taken from our Free Audio Books and Free eBooks collections. Or you can always download a professionally-narrated book for free from If you're looking for a more extensive list of essential works, don't miss The Harvard Classics, a 51 volume series that you can now download online. 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) Tyson concludes by saying: "If you read all of the above works you will glean profound insight into most of what has driven the history of the western world." He has also added some more thoughts in the comments section below, saying: Thanks for this ongoing interest in my book suggestions. Related Content:

Get Homework Help in Math, Algebra, Physics, Chemistry, Science, History, Accounting, English All Volumes and Issues - Browse - Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal Coverage: 1983-2014 (Vols. 1-31) Music Perception charts the ongoing scholarly discussion and study of musical phenomena. Publishing original empirical and theoretical papers, methodological articles and critical reviews from renowned scientists and musicians, Music Perception is a repository of insightful research. The broad range of disciplines covered in the journal includes: Psychology Psychophysics Linguistics Neurology Neurophysiology Artificial intelligence Computer technology Physical and architectural acoustics Music theory

welcome - Does music help us learn language? : Cognitive Daily One of the first steps to learning a language is figuring out where one word ends and the next one begins. Since fluent speakers don’t generally pause between words, it can be a daunting task. We’ve discussed one of the ways people do it in this post — they focus in on consonant sounds. Certain syllables are likely to follow each other within individual words, but unlikely to follow each other between words. Researchers have found that if you make up nonsense words like gimysi and mimosi and play a constant stream of these words to listeners, the listeners will eventually figure out the boundaries of the words based solely on the statistical properties of the words. But still, it can take a long time to pick up the word boundaries. After listening to the words for seven minutes, the volunteers were tested. The dotted line in each graph represents the average score for all listeners, and each square is the average score for an individual listener.

Music and Learning Scientific research on the neurological and developmental effects of music has fascinated educators and parents with the possibility of children's learning enhancement. Compared to the long history of research on language, our scientific understanding of music is new. Fortunately for parents, enriching our children's lives with music can be easily and pleasantly accomplished. Does Music Make My Child Smarter? Yes, of course it does. More on Music and Learning from the Web Dee Dickinson at New Horizons for Learning has written a fascinating article about the importance of music education. Muzine is a Webzine for families who are interested in music. The most complete Web resource on the topic of the Mozart Effect may be found at Parenting Central from the Suzuki Music Academy. Family Education Network gives music tips for parents in their Why Music Matters article.

Enhance Learning with Children's Books and Music Children's books and music are not just fun and games. They play critical roles in children's growth, learning, and development. Children who learn to read early and well have a better chance of reaching their full potential in school and in life. Read Out Loud One way, perhaps the best way, to help young children learn to read is to read children's books to them out loud. Choose Books Thoughtfully When you read to children and take the time to talk about the kids' books with them, the children's reading, vocabulary, critical thinking, and conversation skills improve. Teach with Music Creative teachers use children's music as well as books for teaching. Clapping, tapping, humming, dancing, singing, drumming, and playing instruments bring the music world even more into children's lives, appealing to the many ways in which kids learn. Make Learning Fun Books and music give children interactive ways to learn.

Using music to stimulate learning Can music really stimulate learning? There’s an increasing body of evidence to suggest that it just might. What do the following have in common – Mozart’s Divertimenti for Winds, John Coltrane’s Ballads, and Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells? According to professor Daniel Levitin, these pieces of music all enhance listeners’ moods when they are studying or learning. Earlier this year, Levitin – who directs the Laboratory for the Study of Music Cognition, Perception and Expertise at McGill University in Montreal – gave details of a study into how music affects the brain and personality. A chemical response From this, Levitin, a musician and former record producer, drew the conclusion that the music people enjoy not only entertains but can also stimulate the mind. “Music is effective at moderating arousal levels, concentration and helping to regulate moods through its action on the brain’s natural chemistry,” he says. But, says Hare, the alpha state is the place to be, learning-wise.