Neural and physiological data from participants listening to affective music

Daly, I ORCID:, Nicolaou, N, Williams, DAH ORCID:, Hwang, F, Kirke, A, Miranda, E and Nasuto, SJ 2020, 'Neural and physiological data from participants listening to affective music' , Scientific Data, 7 (1) , p. 177.

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Music provides a means of communicating affective meaning. However, the neurological mechanisms by which music induces affect are not fully understood. Our project sought to investigate this through a series of experiments into how humans react to affective musical stimuli and how physiological and neurological signals recorded from those participants change in accordance with self-reported changes in affect. In this paper, the datasets recorded over the course of this project are presented, including details of the musical stimuli, participant reports of their felt changes in affective states as they listened to the music, and concomitant recordings of physiological and neurological activity. We also include non-identifying meta data on our participant populations for purposes of further exploratory analysis. This data provides a large and valuable novel resource for researchers investigating emotion, music, and how they affect our neural and physiological activity.

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Additional Information: ** From Springer Nature via Jisc Publications Router ** Licence for this article: **Journal IDs: eissn 2052-4463 **Article IDs: publisher-id: s41597-020-0507-6; manuscript: 507 **History: collection 12-2020; published_online 15-06-2020; online 15-06-2020; registration 22-05-2020; accepted 07-05-2020; submitted 26-09-2019
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Data
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group UK
ISSN: 2052-4463
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Funders: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
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Depositing User: Publications Router
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2020 09:03
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 04:52

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