Journal article

The role of location in everyday experiences of music.

AE Krause, AC North, LY Hewitt

Psychology of Popular Media Culture | American Psychological Association | Published : 2016


Mehrabian and Russell’s (1974) Pleasure-Arousal-Dominance model states that a propensity to approach/avoid an environment can be conceptualized in terms of the pleasure and arousal it elicits and one’s degree of dominance therein. Using the Experience Sampling Method, 177 individuals provided responses concerning Mehrabian and Russell’s model throughout one week regarding music experiences that occurred in their daily life (including how the music was heard and how their responses related to the listening location). Results indicate that the time of day and day of week are related to where music is experienced, and that the consequences of what was heard are related to both time and location..

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