Because speech– emotion codes transcend linguistic cultures, and seem to be biologically inbuilt, then we would expect these codes also to operate across ...
Author: Patrik N. Juslin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The Handbook of Music and Emotion offers an 'up-to-date' account of this vibrant topic. It provides comprehensive coverage of the many approaches that may be said to define the field of music and emotion, in all its breadth and depth. The first section offers multi-disciplinary perspectives on musical emotions from philosophy, musicology, psychology, neurobiology, anthropology, and sociology. The second section features methodologically-orientedchapters on the measurement of emotions via different channels (e.g., self report, psychophysiology, neuroimaging). Sections three and four address how emotion enters into different aspects of musical behavior, both the making of music and its consumption. Section five covers developmental, personality, andsocial factors. Section six describes the most important applications involving the relationship between music and emotion. In a final commentary, the editors comment on the history of the field, summarize the current state of affairs, as well as propose future directions for the field.