The purpose of this study was to examine the perceived emotion of music according to cognitive styles of music listening. A total of 91 music-related graduate students participated in this study. They were given a questionnaire about perceived emotions of music, musical elements, and Music Empathizing-Music Systemizing Inventory. To analyze statistically, Descriptive statistics, paired t-test, ANalysis Of VAriance (ANOVA), multivariate analysis, and Pearson correlation analysis were conducted. Results showed that participants had relatively universal experience in perceived emotions of both types of music, and also showed that musical elements contributed to the experience differed by cognitive styles of music listening.
- Music cognitive style
- Music empathizing-music systemizing
- Music listening
- Musical elements
- Perceived emotion