The Study of Music and Emotion
Musical Judgement - Listening Test


You have been invited to take part in a research study on emotion and music. This study is conducted by Yading Song from Center for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London, as a part of his doctoral research.


In this listening test, please follow the instrucitons below:

Before you begin, please provide some information about yourself

Choose one of the sessions

Full name (no space)



Musical culture you grow up with (e.g. English music, Indian music, Chinese music...)


Type of music you are most familiar with (e.g. Western music, American music, Chinese music, Indian music...)

Please provide some information about your personal music skills using the form below

I have never been complimented for my talents as a musical performer

I can't read a musical score

I would not consider myself a musician

I engage in regular, daily practice of a musical instrument for how many hours

At the peak of my interest, I practiced how many hours per day on my primary instrument

I have played or sung in a group, band, choir, or orchestra for how many years.

I have had formal training in music theory for how many years

I have had how many years of formal training on a musical instrument

I can play how many musical instruments

Thanks for filling in your information, now click the button below to start the experiment