Communication of emotions in vocal expression and music performance: different channels, same code?

  title={Communication of emotions in vocal expression and music performance: different channels, same code?},
  author={Patrik N. Juslin and Petri Laukka},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={129 5},
Many authors have speculated about a close relationship between vocal expression of emotions and musical expression of emotions. but evidence bearing on this relationship has unfortunately been lacking. This review of 104 studies of vocal expression and 41 studies of music performance reveals similarities between the 2 channels concerning (a) the accuracy with which discrete emotions were communicated to listeners and (b) the emotion-specific patterns of acoustic cues used to communicate each… 

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