Electrical brain responses to descriptive versus evaluative judgments of music

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  • E Brattico
  • T Jacobsen
  • ,
  • W De Baene
  • ,
  • N Nakai, Denmark
  • M Tervaniemi

The present study was aimed at finding neural correlates of aesthetic versus descriptive listening of the same musical cadences. Results showed that aesthetic listening generated greater right frontocentral negativities than did descriptive listening, indicating distinct cortical mechanisms for aesthetic versus descriptive processing of music.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
ISSN0077-8923
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventConference on Neurosciences and Music: Mutual Internactions and Implications on Developmental Functions - , Italy
Duration: 25 Oct 200227 Oct 2002

Conference

ConferenceConference on Neurosciences and Music: Mutual Internactions and Implications on Developmental Functions
CountryItaly
Period25/10/200227/10/2002

    Research areas

  • aesthetics, event-related potentials, musical cadences, evaluative processing

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