Articles about Emotions

Are we evil? Yes we are--but at least not crazy! How to test implicit associations of fans and non-fans with metal music
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 69-86

Studies from social and media psychology on the impact of heavy metal music are mostly concerned with negative effects while the main reason to listen to any kind of music has not been taken into account: positive expectations. Besides, many ...

"Reading" Through the Skin: Lady Gaga's Online Representation and Affective Meaning-Making
Journal of Popular Culture (2016) Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 522-540

This article contributes to the move toward the sensory and affective in the study of representations because it explores some of the affective and embodied ways through which we make sense of online representations in celebrity gossip blogs. With their ...

Behavior Assessment Battery: A Pilot Study of the Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Correlates Surrounding Spasmodic Dysphonia
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 53-60

This study investigates if adults with adductor spasmodic dysphonia (ADSD) report to experience anxiety and voice problems in particular situations, indicate the presence of negative speech-associated attitude, and/or the use of coping behaviors, by means of the Behavior Assessment Battery ...

What a crescendo--not to be missed: Loudness on the musical stage
Studies in Musical Theatre (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 7-18

Recent research suggests that loudness, as an isolated aural quality, has an enormous ability to affect a listener's emotional response to a musical performance--but loudness is far more complex than simply cranking the volume up or down. This article traces ...