Empathy and Emotional Contagion as a Link Between Recognized and Felt Emotions in Music Listening

  title={Empathy and Emotional Contagion as a Link Between Recognized and Felt Emotions in Music Listening},
  author={Hauke Egermann and Stephen McAdams},
  journal={Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal},
Previous studies have shown that there is a difference between recognized and induced emotion in music listening. In this study, empathy is tested as a possible moderator between recognition and induction that is, on its own, moderated via music preference evaluations and other individual and situational features. Preference was also tested to determine whether it had an effect on measures of emotion independently from emotional expression. A web-based experiment gathered from 3,164 music… 
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