Passing the time when in pain: Investigating the role of musical valence.

@article{Finlay2016PassingTT,
  title={Passing the time when in pain: Investigating the role of musical valence.},
  author={Katherine A Finlay and Krithika Anil},
  journal={Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={56}
}
  • K. Finlay, K. Anil
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain
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