Stimulus 11: Something to Write Home About by I Am Robot And Proud

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Something to Write Home About, by I Am Robot And Proud on the album Uphill City.

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Stimulus 10: String Quartet Op. 131 Allegro-Andante (Beethoven) by Artemis Quartet

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 131, II. Allegro molto Vivace and III. Andante moderato, by Artemis Quartet. This specific Beethoven pieces was not familiar to the listener.

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Stimulus 9: Gong Hotel by Radio Radio

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures.

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Gong Hotel, by Radio Radio, a bilingual acadian hip hop track.

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Stimulus 8: Feel Good Inc. by Gorillaz

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Feel Good Inc., by Gorillaz, a song very familiar to the listener.

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Stimulus 7: Movimento Preciso e Meccanico (Ligeti) by Alarm Will Sound

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Movimento Preciso e Meccanico from Chamber Concerto by György Ligeti as performed by Alarm Will Sound in a/rhythmia. The listener was familiar with this album and piece but had not listened closely to this track before the experiment started.

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Stimulus 6: Basket by Dan Mangan

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected to Basket, by indie artist Dan Mangan, a song very familiar to the listener.

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Stimulus 5: Wavin’ Flag by Young Artists For Haiti

These graphs report per stimulus the time course of responses across the 24 listening sessions. Some report the general patterns of responses, other show how the listener’s responses changed over successive exposures

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The continuous ratings of Felt Emotional Valence and Arousal, plotted three different ways. First as individual lines with the cross listening average, then layered per session with colour marking the scale values, and finally the activity-level times series reporting the proportion of listenings showing rating changes up or down per 2 s interval.

These responses were collected Wavin’ Flag, a song by K’naan and performed by a large collection of Canadian pop musicians as a fundraiser for Haiti after the earthquake of 2010. It was included because the music made the listener cry the first time they heard it on the radio, around the time of the earthquake. The following video is close but not exactly the radio cut used in the experiment.

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