Modeling the tendency for music to induce movement in humans: first correlations with low-level audio descriptors across music genres.

  title={Modeling the tendency for music to induce movement in humans: first correlations with low-level audio descriptors across music genres.},
  author={Guy Madison and Fabien Gouyon and Fredrik Ull{\'e}n and Kalle H{\"o}rnstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={37 5},
Groove is often described as the experience of music that makes people tap their feet and want to dance. A high degree of consistency in ratings of groove across listeners indicates that physical properties of the sound signal contribute to groove (Madison, 2006). Here, correlations were assessed between listeners' ratings and a number of quantitative descriptors of rhythmic properties for one hundred music examples from five distinct traditional music genres. Groove was related to several… 

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