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dc.contributor Westbrook, William H. en_US
dc.contributor Michell, Douglas en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Grossen, Neal en_US
dc.contributor.author Rosenberg, Burton Jay
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-28T20:09:53Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-28T20:09:53Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02-28
dc.date.submitted 1976
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.9/1559
dc.description Thesis (M.A., Psychology)--California State University, Sacramento, 1976. en_US
dc.description.abstract It was hypothesized that people who like rock music will be more enthusiastic in their mood responses to all types of music than people who like classical music. The mood responses of the rock group will be greater (in group percentage) than the mood responses of an equally numbered classical group. The subjects included 115 students enrolled in introductory psychology classes, fulfilling a course requirement at California State University, Sacramento, during the fall semester of 1975. There were 63 female and 52 male subjects, with an age range of 16 to 55 years, and a mean age of 21 years. A 34-minute presentation of 6 musical selections, 3-classical and 3 rock pieces, was used. The music was played on a Rek-O-Kui turntable, a Fisher Receiver, and an ADC speaker. The 3 classical pieces were played first, followed by the 3 rock pieces. These selections were chosen to represent a cross section of musical types. All songs were played in their entirety. A 3-minute interval of silence followed each recording to give the subjects time to record their response to the music. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Psychology en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Music--Psychological aspects en_US
dc.title The mood effects of music upon rock and classical listeners en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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