Journal article

MUSICAL ACTIVITY AND WELL-BEING: A NEW QUANTITATIVE MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT

AE Krause, JW Davidson, AC North

MUSIC PERCEPTION | UNIV CALIFORNIA PRESS | Published : 2018

Abstract

A relationship between participation in musical activity and well-being has frequently been observed in recent research reports. Of these, some propose various well-being-related correlates of musical participation, but the varying samples and foci leave researchers without a reasoned appraisal of these correlates or a data-driven categorization of them. To address this lacuna, the current research reviewed of existing literature, identifying 562 benefits of well-being benefits perceived to be associated with musical participation. These items were used as the basis for developing a new quantitative measure to evaluate the perceived benefits of well-being arising from music participation. Pr..

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