Hannah Strauß, MSc BA

Senior Scientist
Personality Psychology, Differential Psychology & Assessment

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Research Interests

  • Assessment of music perception abilities and musically-evoked emotions
  • Individual differences in musically-evoked emotions
  • Associations between early-childhood (risk) factors and cognitive & personality development
  • Development of interative (music) games for children with special needs

Publications

  • Jacobsen, P.-O., Strauss, H., Vigl, J., Zangerle, E., & Zentner, M. (in press). Measuring aesthetic music-evoked emotions in a minute or less. Comparison of the GEMS-45 and the GEMS-9. Musicae Scientiae.
  • Strauss, H., Vigl, J., Jacobsen, P.-O., Bayer, M., Talamini, F., Vigl, W., Zangerle, E., & Zentner, M. (2024). The Emotion-to-Music Mapping Atlas (EMMA): A systematically organized online database of emotionally evocative music excerpts. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-024-02336-0

  • Strauss, H., Reiche, S., Dick, M., & Zentner, M. (2023). Online assessment of musical ability in 10 minutes: Development and validation of the Micro-PROMS. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-023-02130-4

  • Strauss, H., Zentner, M., Venables, P. (2023). Associations between early childhood poverty and cognitive functioning throughout childhood and adolescence: A 14-year prospective longitudinal analysis of the Mauritius Child Health Project. PLoS ONE, 18(2): e0278618. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0278618

  • Vigl, J., Talamini, F., Strauss, H., & Zentner, M. (2023). A Prospective Study of Relationship and Sexual Satisfaction During the First Year of the COVID‐19 Pandemic: The Role of Dispositional Vulnerabilities and External Stressors. Journal of Personality, 91. 1152-1170. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12790

  • Vigl, J., Strauss, H., Talamini, F., & Zentner, M. (2022). Relationship Satisfaction in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-National Examination of Situational, Dispositional, and Relationship Factors. PLoS ONE, 17(3): e0264511. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264511

  • Zentner, M., Biedermann, V., Taferner, C., da Cudan, H., Möhler, E., Strauß, H. & Sevecke, K. (2021). Early Detection of Temperament Risk Factors: A Comparison of Clinically Referred and General Population Children. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12: 667503. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.667503

  • Zentner, M., & Strauss, H. (2017). Assessing musical ability quickly and objectively: Development and validation of the Short-PROMS and the Mini-PROMS. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1440, 33-45. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.13410



Conference Contributions

  • Strauss, H., Vigl, J., Jacobsen, P.-O., Bayer, M., Talamini, F., Zangerle, E., & Zentner, M. (2023, August 24–28). The Emotion-to-Music Mapping Atlas (EMMA): A Systematically Organized Online Database of Emotionally Evocative Music Excerpts. In H. Strauss & M. Zentner (Chair), New Frontiers in the Measurement of Music-Evoked Emotions [Symposium]. International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC17-APSCOM7), Tokyo, Japan.

  • Strauss, H., Jacobsen, P.-O., Vigl, J., Bayer, M., & Zentner, M. (2022, August 4–7). The GEMS-INN: A novel database of music excerpts profiled for nuanced emotional effects [Conference presentation]. SMPC 2022 Conference, Portland, OR, United States.

  • Strauss, H., Reiche, S., Dick, M., & Zentner, M. (2022, August 4–7). Measuring musical ability in 10 minutes or less online: Development and validation of the Micro-PROMS [Conference presentation]. SMPC 2022 Conference, Portland, OR, United States.

  • Strauss, H., Jacobsen, P.-O., Vigl, J., Bayer, M., & Zentner, M. (2022, July 12–15). Personality is key: Individual differences in the emotional experience of music [Conference presentation]. European Conference of Personality (ECP20), Madrid, Spain.

  • Strauss, H., Zentner, M., & Venables, P. (2019, April). Early childhood poverty and cognitive functioning in late adolescence: A 14-year prospective longitudinal analysis of the Mauritius Child Health Project [Conference presentation]. 3rd World Conference on Personality (WAPP), Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • Strauss, H., Zentner, M., & Venables, P. (2019, März). Gender equality as a prerequisite for equal opportunities: An analysis of cognitive sex differences in a non-western low- and middle-income sample [Poster presentation]. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Paris, France.

  • Biedermann, V., Zentner, M., & Strauss, H. (2019, March 7–9). Different genres, different emotions? An analysis of the influence of individual preferences and genre on musically evoked emotions [Poster presentation]. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Paris, France.

  • Dick, M., Strauss, H., & Zentner, M. (2019, March 7–9). How musical experience influences emotional perception of classical music [Poster presentation]. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Paris, France.

  • Serebriakova, J., Zentner, M., & Strauss, H. (2019, March 7–9). Influence of familiarity and tempo on the emotions evoked across different music genres [Poster presentation]. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Paris, France.

  • Strauss, H., Zentner, M., & Venables, P. (2017, November). Early childhood poverty and its effect on cognitive functioning in late adolescence: Findings from a prospective longitudinal study [Conference presentation]. “Jugend – Lebenswelt – Bildung” Perspektiven für Jugendforschung in Österreich, Innsbruck, Österreich.

  • Strauss, H., Zentner, M., & Venables, P. (2017, March). Early childhood predictors of cognitve functioning at age 17 years: A longitudinal analysis of the Mauritius Child Health Project [Poster presentation]. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Wien, Austria.

  • Strauss, H. & Zentner, M.  (2016, March). Der Einfluss von Fehlernährung, Temperament und Intelligenz im frühen und mittleren Kindesalter auf exekutive Funktionen im späten Jugendalter – Vorläufige Analyse einer Längsschnittstudie [Conference presentation]. 12. Tagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Innsbruck, Austria.

  • Strauss, H. & Zentner, M. (2015, October). Objectively assessed musical ability and empathy: An analysis based on two multicomponential measures [Poster presentation] 4th Conference on Music and Emotion, Geneva, Switzerland. [pdf]

  • Strauss, H., Shakeshaft, N., Plomin, R., & Zentner, M. (2015, March). Introducing the Mini-Proms: A short and objective measure of musical ability [Poster presentation]. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [pdf]