Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 April 2019

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780198753421

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2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Musical Emotions Explained

Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Patrik N. Juslin

  • The first single-author book in psychology to offer a coherent account of musical emotions
  • Written by one of the leading researchers in the field
  • Explains with both clarity and rigour the manifold ways in which music may engage our emotions
  • Sufficiently engaging to attract lay readers, yet comprehensive and novel enough to attract specialists
  • Richly illustrated with several music examples from everyday life