Psychology and Pedagogy of Music Laboratory

The Lab­o­ra­to­ry of Psy­chol­o­gy and Ped­a­gogy of Music at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music is a research and con­sult­ing unit.
The Lab­o­ra­to­ry ‘s research activ­i­ties focus on the psy­cho­log­i­cal foun­da­tions of musi­cal edu­ca­tion and the the­o­ret­i­cal bases of coun­selling for music schools stu­dents and pro­fes­sion­al musi­cians.
The Lab­o­ra­to­ry con­ducts research in the fol­low­ing areas:

The Lab­o­ra­to­ry ‘s teach­ing activ­i­ties include class­es in gen­er­al and music psy­chol­o­gy for stu­dents at all the depart­ments of the Uni­ver­si­ty and of the Teacher’s Col­lege. It also con­ducts peri­od­i­cal open sem­i­nars and train­ing cours­es for psy­chol­o­gists, music teach­ers, musi­col­o­gists and musi­cians.
2001–2006 the Lab­o­ra­to­ry have been con­duct­ed a Post­grad­u­ate Course in the Psy­chol­o­gy of Music. The Lab­o­ra­to­ry also pub­lish­es clas­si­cal and cur­rent works on the psy­chol­o­gy of music, musi­cal apti­tude and achieve­ment tests, sem­i­nar mate­ri­als, con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings etc.
The Lab­o­ra­to­ry Fac­ul­ty com­bines psy­cho­log­i­cal com­pe­ten­cy with musi­cal edu­ca­tion. It con­sults diplo­ma works, mas­ter degree, doc­tor­al, post-doc­tor­al dis­ser­ta­tions in the field of the psy­chol­o­gy of music.
The Lab­o­ra­to­ry has an infor­ma­tion ser­vice and lends diag­nos­tic instru­ments to researchers. The Lab­o­ra­to­ry is in con­tin­u­al con­tact with psy­chol­o­gists at home and abroad includ­ing Pro­fes­sors John A. Slo­bo­da (Keele Uni­ver­si­ty, UK), Hein­er Gem­bris (Uni­ver­sität Pader­born, Ger­many), Susan Hal­lam (Lon­don Uni­ver­si­ty, UK), Edwin E. Gor­don (USA), David Har­g­reaves (Roe­hamp­ton Uni­ver­si­ty, Lon­don UK), Adi­na Mor­nell (Kun­st Uni­ver­sität, Graz, Aus­tria), Richard Parn­cutt (Uni­ver­sität Graz, Aus­tria), Rosamund Shuter (UK) and Doreen Bridges (Aus­tralia).
The Unit is a mem­ber of the inter­na­tion­al Euro TEAM group, which inves­ti­gates the pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment of music teach­ers.
It co-oper­ates with the Inter­na­tion­al Kodá­ly Soci­ety and the Zoltán Kodá­ly Insti­tute in Kecskemet, Hun­gary.
The Lab­o­ra­to­ry Fac­ul­ty are mem­bers of the advi­so­ry board of the Music is for Every­body Foun­da­tion.

last modified: 13/10/2017