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Mapping Aesthetic Musical Emotions in the Brain
Music evokes complex emotions beyond pleasant/unpleasant or happy/sad dichotomies usually investigated in neuroscience. Here, we used functional neuroimaging with parametric analyses based on theExpand
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The sound of emotions—Towards a unifying neural network perspective of affective sound processing
Affective sounds are an integral part of the natural and social environment that shape and influence behavior across a multitude of species. In human primates, these affective sounds span aExpand
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How musical training affects cognitive development: rhythm, reward and other modulating variables
Musical training has recently gained additional interest in education as increasing neuroscientific research demonstrates its positive effects on brain development. Neuroimaging revealed plasticExpand
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Auditory Change Detection: Simple Sounds Are Not Memorized Better Than Complex Sounds
Previous research has shown that the detectability of a local change in a visual image is essentially independent of the complexity of the image when the interstimulus interval (ISI) is very short,Expand
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Rhythm implicitly affects temporal orienting of attention across modalities.
Here we present two experiments investigating the implicit orienting of attention over time by entrainment to an auditory rhythmic stimulus. In the first experiment, participants carried out aExpand
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Getting the beat: Entrainment of brain activity by musical rhythm and pleasantness
We used fMRI to test whether the metric structure of music entrains brain activity and how music pleasantness influences such entrainment of subcortical brain circuits by music. Expand
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Rhythmic entrainment as a musical affect induction mechanism
ABSTRACT One especially important feature of metrical music is that it contains periodicities that listeners’ bodily rhythms can adapt to. Recent psychological frameworks have introduced the notionExpand
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Alteration of complex negative emotions induced by music in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder.
BACKGROUND Research has shown bipolar disorder to be characterized by dysregulation of emotion processing, including biases in facial expression recognition that is most prevalent during depressiveExpand
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The role of the medial temporal limbic system in processing emotions in voice and music
Subcortical brain structures of the limbic system, such as the amygdala, are thought to decode the emotional value of sensory information. Recent neuroimaging studies, as well as lesion studies inExpand
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Music and emotions: from enchantment to entrainment
Producing and perceiving music engage a wide range of sensorimotor, cognitive, and emotional processes. Emotions are a central feature of the enjoyment of music, with a large variety of affectiveExpand
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