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Syncopation, body-movement and pleasure in groove music.

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Moving to music is an essential human pleasure particularly related to musical groove. Structurally, music associated with groove is often characterised by rhythmic complexity in the form of syncopation, frequently observed in musical styles such as funk, hip-hop and electronic dance music. Structural complexity has been related to positive affect in music more broadly, but the function of syncopation in eliciting pleasure and body-movement in groove is unknown. Here we report results from a ...

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Peer Reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0094446

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Faculty of Music
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Faculty of Music
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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PLoS Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
e94446
Publication date:
2014-04-16
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
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uuid:48a24a75-5f4f-44ce-ad7e-26a011dffc44
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462301
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pubs:462301

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