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Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Patrik N. Juslin


Music's ability to express and arouse emotions is a mystery that has fascinated both experts and laymen at least since ancient Greece. This book offers an account of this domain. It provides coverage of the many approaches that may be said to define the field of music and emotion, in all its breadth and depth. The first section offers multi-disciplinary perspectives on musical emotions from philosophy, musicology, psychology, neurobiology, anthropology, and sociology. The second section features methodologically oriented chapters on the measurement of emotions via different channels (e.g., sel ... More

Keywords: musical emotion, musicology, neurobiology, self-report, psychophysiology, neuroimaging, musical behaviour

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199230143
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patrik N. Juslin, author
University of Warsaw

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Part I Overture

Part II Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Part III Measurement

Part IV Music Making

Part V Music Listening

Part VI Development, Personality, and Social Factors

Part VII Applications

Part VIII Encore

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