"Music Practice Decoded. The Psychology of Getting Brilliant in Music" is a guide addressed to music teachers, advanced students, performers, and passionate hobby musicians. It is a compilation of publications – often best-selling and highly-acclaimed – from such fields as: music psychology, general psychology, popular psychology, self-coaching, and 'how-to' for musicians. The book explains the mechanisms of how people get better in any complex skill they choose to acquire and, specifically, in music. The diversity of sources and presented approaches ensures that any given information is as objective and as well-balanced as possible. By providing practical examples of how to apply this knowledge, the book can help the reader to practice, perform, and teach more effectively. So just start reading, get clever, apply your knowledge, and shine!