How Soundtracks Shape What We See | Dr. Alessandro Ansani

Feb 9, 2022 | arts and humanities, social and behavioural sciences, trending

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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘How Soundtracks Shape What We See: Analyzing the Influence of Music on Visual Scenes Through Self-Assessment, Eye Tracking, and Pupillometry’ from the open access journal, Frontiers in Psychology.

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Music has the power to influence how we interpret the world around us. Dr. Alessandro Ansani from the Department of Psychology at Sapienza University of Rome believes this interpretation is multidimensional and involves several interconnected cognitive factors and mechanisms. He has recently demonstrated the significant impact that background music can have on our interpretation of a simple movie scene, by manipulating the soundtrack.




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