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Robert H. Woody Ph.D.


Robert H. Woody, Ph.D. teaches courses in music psychology and music education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research has focused on the cognitive aspects of music-making, including motivation and practice, expressive performance skills, and vernacular musicianship. His most recent book is the 2nd edition of Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills, published by Oxford University Press. In 2019, he published the book Becoming a Real Musician: Inspiration and Guidance for Teachers and Parents of Musical Kids.

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