Intuitive parenting performance - the embodied encounter with Art

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dc.contributor.author Español, Silvia
dc.contributor.author Shifres, Favio
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-03T06:22:34Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-03T06:22:34Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/20861
dc.description.abstract Intersubjectivity experiences established between adults and infants are partially determined by the particular ways in which adults are active in front of babies. An important amount of research focuses on the “musicality” of infant-directed speech (well-defined melodic contours, tonal and rhythm variations, etc.) and its role in linguistic enculturation. However, more recently, researchers have suggested that adults bring also a multimedia performance to infants. According to this, some scholars seem to find in that multimedia stimulation indicators of the genesis of the performing arts (as music and dance). In spite of these speculations, the way in which the parental performance is related to performing-art forms remains still unexplored. We analyze the adult performance using analytical categories and methodologies of analysis broadly validated in the fields music interpretation and dance movement. Microanalyses of adult-infant (7 months old) interactions are presented. The functional value of adult performances is discussed in relation to: (i) infant´s processes of aesthetic enculturation; (ii) adult´s hermeneutic processes of non-verbal interpretation and its effect in the infant; and (iii) the implications on the development of general cognitive skills, such as making sense up of non-propositional unities en
dc.format.extent 93-102
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject.other development en
dc.subject.other infancy en
dc.subject.other performings arts en
dc.subject.other music en
dc.subject.other dance en
dc.title Intuitive parenting performance - the embodied encounter with Art en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-2009411244
dc.identifier.conference ESCOM 2009 : 7th Triennial Conference of European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music

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