Recognition of Emotions in Music by Children and Adults

@article{Terwogt1988RecognitionOE,
  title={Recognition of Emotions in Music by Children and Adults},
  author={Mark Meerum Terwogt and Flora Van Grinsven},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1988},
  volume={67},
  pages={697 - 698}
}
32 children 5 to 6 yr. old, 32 9 to 11 yr. old, and 32 adults linked musical fragments to emotions in a similar manner, older subjects being more accurate. Some emotions were more difficult than others; anger and fear were often confused. Older subjects gave better justifications for their choices. 
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