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date: 19 November 2017

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This article reviews psychological research on perception of metre and rhythm, focusing on the dynamics of attending to patterns in time. It considers how event timing, as outlined by salient accents in metre, rhythm, and even melodic structures, may guide attending in time and bootstrap learning, and how it may influence time perception.

Keywords: metre perception, rhythm perception, dynamic attending theory, event timing, time perception

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