Music Makes the People Come Together: Social Functions of Music Listening for Young People Across Cultures

  title={Music Makes the People Come Together: Social Functions of Music Listening for Young People Across Cultures},
  author={Diana Boer},
associations such as values, due to a cognitive primacy effect (cf. Lazarus, 1984). A systematic assessment of emotional and value-expressions (cf. Hevner, 1936) in played and written music preferences (and their interaction) could reveal new insights into the concept music preference extending traditional paper-and-pen approaches (as it was used in the current thesis). Applications for intercultural communication This thesis underlines the ability of music to support social bonding. However… 
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  • R. Brown
  • Psychology
    International journal of psychology : Journal international de psychologie
  • 2012
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