Identifying and individuating the psychological mechanisms that underlie musical emotions

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (5):587-588 (2008)
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Juslin & Vll (J&V) have suggested a promising theoretical framework for understanding musical emotions. However, the way they classify the hypothetical underlying psychological mechanisms suffers from certain weaknesses, both in principle and when it comes to details. It is proposed that the authors consider incorporating ideas from a recent dissertation that has advanced another multimechanism theory of musical emotions



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