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John Sloboda (b. June 13, 1950) was Executive Director of the Oxford Research Group, an NGO that seeks to develop non-violent approaches to national and international security issues, from 2005-2009. He is currently Director of ORG's Recording Casualties of Armed Conflict programme. He is also one of the founders of the Iraq Body Count Project.

He was also Professor of Psychology and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment (SPIRE) at Keele University, UK. His academic work has been in music psychology - a subdiscipline which draws together psychologists, neuroscientists and academic musicians. His research interests have focused on the psychological aspects of the study of music performance, the emotional response to music, the functions of music in everyday life, and learning and skill acquisition in music. More recently, he has researched the changing nature of the British anti-war movement. In 2004 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy where he is a dual member of both the Psychology and History of Music sections. Sloboda was formerly a local representative and teacher of Re-evaluation Counseling in the UK.

From 1975 to 1995 he was the founding Director of the Keele Bach Choir, a "town and gown" choir based on the Keele University campus. He is also a Patron of Spode Music Week, an annual residential Music school that places particular emphasis on the music of the Roman Catholic liturgy.

He is divorced, with one daughter Miri, born 1982.

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Total Books: 7
Handbook of Music and Emotion Theory Research Applications
Handbook of Music and Emotion
2010 - Handbook of Music and Emotion [Affective Science] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199230143
ISBN-10: 0199230145
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math
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Beyond Terror The Truth About the Real Threats to Our World
Exploring The Musical Mind Cognition Emotion Ability Function
Exploring The Musical Mind Cognition Emotion Ability Function
The Musical Mind The Cognitive Psychology of Music
1986 - The Musical Mind the Cognitive Psychology of Music [Oxford Psychology Series, No. 5] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780198521280
ISBN-10: 0198521286
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math, Humor & Entertainment, Engineering & Transportation
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Global Responses to Global Threats Sustainable Security for the 21st Century