GUPEA >
Faculty of Social Science / Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten >
Department of Psychology / Psykologiska institutionen  >
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Psykologiska institutionen >

Everyday music listening: The importance of individual and situational factors for musical emotions and stress reduction


Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28257

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
gupea_2077_28257_2.pdfAbstract179KbAdobe PDF
View/Open
gupea_2077_28257_4.pdfTitle page and introduction247KbAdobe PDF
View/Open
gupea_2077_28257_5.pdfThesis frame395KbAdobe PDF
View/Open
Title: Everyday music listening: The importance of individual and situational factors for musical emotions and stress reduction
Authors: Helsing, Marie
E-mail: Marie.Helsing@psy.gu.se
Issue Date: 27-Jan-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Helsing, M., Västfäll, D., Juslin, P. N., & Hartig, T. (2011). A day reconstruction method study of musical emotion in everyday life. Manuscript submitted for publication.

II. Helsing, M., Västfjäll, D., Juslin, P. N., & Hartig, T. (2011). Associations between everyday music listening and self-reported stress. Manuscript submitted for publication.

III. Helsing, M., Västfjäll, D., Juslin, P. N., Hartig, T., & Bjälkebring, P. (2011). A quasi-experimental study of the effects of listening to self-chosen music on emotions, stress and cortisol levels compared to relaxation without music. Manuscript submitted for publication.

IV. Helsing, M., Västfjäll, D., Juslin, P. N., & Hartig, T. (2011). Associations between personality and emotional responses to music. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2012-02-17
Disputation: Fredagen den 17 februari 2012 kl, 10.00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: emotion
everyday life
health
music listening
personality
stress
Abstract: Music listening primarily evokes positive emotions in listeners. Research has shown that positive emotions may be fundamental for improving both psychological and physical aspects of well-being. Besides from the music itself it is essential to consider individual and situational factors when studying emotional experiences to music. Everyone does not respond in the same way to a piece of music and one individual may respond differently to a piece of music at different times. The main aim with the... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8419-2
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28257
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Psykologiska institutionen
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

This item has been viewed 1342 times.

 

 

© Göteborgs universitet 2011