Activating and Relaxing Music Entrains the Speed of Beat Synchronized Walking

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Marc Leman; Dirk Moelants; Matthias Varewyck; Frederik Styns; Leon van Noorden; Jean-Pierre Martens;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3707869, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067932
  • Subject: NEURONAL ENTRAINMENT | MOTOR | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Attention (Behavior) | Research Article | Mental Health | TEMPO | PERCEPTION | REHABILITATION | Computer Science | Psychology | Cultural Sciences | TREADMILL EXERCISE | Behavior | Sensory Perception | Computer Modeling | METER | PATTERNS | Medicine | RHYTHM | RESONANCE | Experimental Psychology | Q | R | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Science | IPEMentrainment
    mesheuropmc: humanities | human activities

Inspired by a theory of embodied music cognition, we investigate whether music can entrain the speed of beat synchronized walking. If human walking is in synchrony with the beat and all musical stimuli have the same duration and the same tempo, then differences in walki... View more
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