[The emotional assessment by test subjects of short musical fragments].Zh Vyssh Nerv Deiat Im I P Pavlova. 1999 Nov-Dec; 49(6):936-43.ZV
Emotional estimation of 96 short (2-5 s) musical fragments was studied in 6 healthy subjects. Fragments were scored on a 5-point scale. Statistically significant difference in estimations of specific musical fragments (positive, negative, or indifferent) was found.