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The Music Psychology Chart

The Music Psychology Chart

(Image by Fernando Rodriguez via flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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Welcome to the music psychology chart page, the place dedicated to finding the top tune related to the world of psychology. The search is on for the ultimate match between a famous song and a psychologist, branch of psychology, psychology study etc. 

See below to listen to the entries so far, and if you would like to submit any suggestions, you can do so by posting a comment at the bottom of the page. You can also use the comment box below to say which song you think deserves to be at the top of the music psychology chart.

While this page is just for fun, don't forget that there is a section on the website dedicated to the academic and scientific study of the psychology of music, which you can access via the following link.

The Psychology of Music

Ivan Pavlov

(Ring My Bell by Anita Ward)

Stanley Milgram

(Electricity by OMD)

On Being Sane in Insane Places: David Rosenhan

(We Gotta Get Out Of This Place by The Animals)

Positive Psychology

(Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life by The Monty Python Team)


Stanford Prison Experiment: Philip Zimbardo (Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley)

Learned Helplessness Theory:  Martin Seligman (Helpless by Neil Young)

(Suggested by Julie Deisinger)

Recent Articles

  1. Journal of Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology: Today in the History of Psychology 23rd August 1988

    Aug 23, 17 10:00 AM

    Issue 1 of The Journal of Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology was published. In his introductory statement, editor-in-Chief Michael Taylor stated that 'neuropsychiatry, neuropsy…

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  2. Floyd Henry Allport: Today in the History of Psychology (22nd August 1890)

    Aug 22, 17 10:00 AM

    Floyd Henry Allport was born. Renowned as a distinguished theorist and innovative researcher, Allport is widely considered to be the first psychologist to systematically study group processes and soci…

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  3. Milton Theaman: Today in the History of Psychology (21st August 1916)

    Aug 21, 17 10:00 AM

    Milton Theaman was born. Renowned for his unceasing commitment to promoting the social usefulness of psychology, Theaman was an influential writer and speaker on issues relating to professional accoun…

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