Below is an overview of the publications of the Musemap team members. By clicking on an entry you will be directed to the respective publication.

Open Access

2020 − Present

Vigl, J., Talamini, F., Feller, A., Gerstgrasser, S., Henning, H. (2023). Accuracy and stability of musical tempo memory and the role of musical expertise. Music Perception, 41(1).

Vigl, J., & Zentner, M. (2023). How much does performance quality matter in musical emotion induction? Main effects and interaction effects with listener features. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Advance online publication.

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.

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. doi: 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(5), 1152-1170.

Georgi, M., Gingras, B., & Zentner, M. (2023). The Tapping-PROMS: A test for the assessment of sensorimotor rhythmic abilities. Frontiers in Psychology, Sect. Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience 13, 8615. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.862468

Blain, S., Talamini, F., Fornoni, L., Bidet-Caulet, A., & Caclin, A. (2022). Shared cognitive resources between memory and attention during sound-sequence encoding. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 84(3), 739-759.

Gerstgrasser, S., Vigl, J., & Zentner, M. (2022). The role of listener features in musical emotion induction: The contributions of musical expertise, personality dispositions, and mood state. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

Ginzburg, J., Moulin, A., Fornoni, L., Talamini, F., Tillmann, B., & Caclin, A. (2022). Development of auditory cognition in 5‐to 10‐year‐old children: Focus on musical and verbal short‐term memory. Developmental Science, 25(3), e13188.

Martini, M., Wasmeier, J. R., Talamini, F., Huber, S. E., & Sachse, P. (2022). Wakeful resting and listening to music contrast their effects on verbal long-term memory in dependence on word concreteness. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 7(1), 1-14.

Talamini, F., Eller, G., Vigl, J., & Zentner, M. (2022). Musical emotions affect memory for emotional pictures. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-8.

Talamini, F., Blain, S., Ginzburg, J., Houix, O., Bouchet, P., Grassi, M., … & Caclin, A. (2022). Auditory and visual short-term memory: Influence of material type, contour, and musical expertise. Psychological Research, 86(2), 421-442.

Talamini, F., Vigl, J., Doerr, E., Grassi, M., & Carretti, B. (2022). Auditory and visual mental imagery in musicians and non-musicians. Musicae Scientiae, 10298649211062724.

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.

Vigl, J., Talamini, F., Strauss, H., & Zentner, M. (2022). 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.

Zentner, M., & von Aufsess, C. (2022). Is being gender nonconforming distressing? It depends where you live: gender equality across 15 nations predicts how much gender nonconformity is related to self-esteem. Psychological medicine, 52(10), 1857-1865.

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, 942.

Zentner, M. (2021). Social bonding and credible signaling hypotheses largely disregard the gap between animal vocalizations and human music. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44.

Zentner, M. (2020). Identifying child temperament risk factors from 2 to 8 years of age: validation of a brief temperament screening tool in the US, Europe, and China. European child & adolescent psychiatry, 29(5), 665-678.

2015 − 2019

Zentner, M. & Gingras, B. (2019). The assessment of musical ability and its determinants.
In P. Rentfrow & D. J. Levitin, Foundations in Music Psychology: Theory and Research (pp. 641 – 684). MIT Press.

Zentner, M. (2018). A sadness-independent account of the enjoyment of music-evoked sadness: Comment on” An integrative review of the enjoyment of sadness associated with music” by Tuomas Eerola et al. Physics of Life Reviews, 25, 144-146.

Bardi, A., & Zentner, M. (2017). Grand challenges for personality and social psychology: Moving beyond the replication crisis. Frontiers in psychology, 8, 2068.

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, 1400(1), 33-45.

Zentner, M., & Eagly, A. H. (2015). A sociocultural framework for understanding partner preferences of women and men: Integration of concepts and evidence. European Review of Social Psychology, 26(1), 328-373.

Zentner, M. & Shiner, R. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of Temperament. New York: Guilford Press.

Zentner, M. & Shiner, R. (2015). Fifty Years of Progress in Temperament Research: A Synthesis of Major Themes, Findings, and Challenges and a Look Forward. In Zentner, M., Shiner, R., Handbook of Temperament (pp. 673 – 700). New York: Guilford Press.

2010 − 2014

Zentner, M., Smolkina, M., & Venables, P. (2014). Effects of measurement aggregation on predicting externalizing problems from preschool behaviour. British journal of developmental psychology, 32(4), 468-479.

Zentner, M., & Wang, F. (2013). Integrative Child Temperament Inventory: ICTI;[Manual]. Hogrefe.

Shiner, R. L., Buss, K. A., McClowry, S. G., Putnam, S. P., Saudino, K. J., & Zentner, M. (2012). What is temperament now? Assessing progress in temperament research on the Twenty‐Fifth Anniversary of Goldsmith et al.(). Child Development Perspectives6(4), 436-444.

Law, L. N., & Zentner, M. (2012). Assessing musical abilities objectively: Construction and validation of the Profile of Music Perception Skills. PloS one7(12), e52508.

Trost, W., Ethofer, T., Zentner, M., & Vuilleumier, P. (2012). Mapping aesthetic musical emotions in the brain. Cerebral Cortex22(12), 2769-2783.

Zentner, M., & Mitura, K. (2012). Stepping out of the caveman’s shadow: Nations’ gender gap predicts degree of sex differentiation in mate preferences. Psychological science23(10), 1176-1185.

Silvestrini, N., Piguet, V., Cedraschi, C., & Zentner, M. R. (2011). Music and auditory distraction reduce pain: Emotional or attentional effects?. Music and Medicine. (Email us for a copy) 

Zentner, M. (2011). Inventar zur integrativen Erfassung des Kind-Temperaments (IKT). Huber.

Zentner, M., & Eerola, T. (2010). Self-report measures and models. In P. Juslin & J. Sloboda: Handbook of Music and Emotion (pp. 187-221). Oxford: University Press. 

Zentner, M., & Eerola, T. (2010). Rhythmic engagement with music in infancy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences107(13), 5768-5773.

Selected earlier publications

Zentner, M., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2008). Emotions evoked by the sound of music: characterization, classification, and measurement. Emotion, 8(4), 494-521.

Scherer, K., & Zentner, M. (2008). Music evoked emotions are different–more often aesthetic than utilitarian. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31(5), 595-596.

Zentner, M., & Renaud, O. (2007). Origins of adolescents’ ideal self: an intergenerational perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(3), 557-574.

Guhn, M., Hamm, A., & Zentner, M. (2007). Physiological and musico-acoustic correlates of the chill response. Music Perception, 24(5), 473-484.

Zentner, M. R. (2005). Ideal mate personality concepts and compatibility in close relationships: a longitudinal analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89(2), 242-256.

Scherer, K. R., & Zentner, M. R. (2001). Emotional effects of music: Production rules. In P. Juslin and J. Sloboda (Eds.), Handbook of Music and Emotion (pp. 361-392)Oxford: OUP Press.

Zentner, M. R. (2001). Preferences for colours and colour‐‐emotion combinations in early childhood. Developmental Science, 4(4), 389-398.

Kagan, J., Snidman, N., Zentner, M., & Peterson, E. (1999). Infant temperament and anxious symptoms in school age children. Development and psychopathology, 11(2), 209-224.

Kagan, J., & Zentner, M. (1996). Early childhood predictors of adult psychopathology. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 3(6), 341-350.

Zentner, M. R., & Kagan, J. (1996). Perception of music by infants. Nature, 383(6595), 29-29.