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Initial investigation on alpha asymmetry during listening to therapy music

Mohd. Aris, Siti Armiza and N., Sulaiman and N. H., Abdul Hamid and M. N., Taib (2010) Initial investigation on alpha asymmetry during listening to therapy music. In: Proceedings - CSPA 2010: 2010 6th International Colloquium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, 21-23 May 2010, Mallaca City, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSPA.2010.5545285


Several studies had shown that frontal alpha-asymmetry is closely related to emotions and motivation. The present study is to investigate the frontal alpha asymmetry during listening to the therapy musical piece. Electroencephalograph (EEG) was used to investigate the emotions states of relax, tense, sad or not focus. 10 participants were involved in this study. Mean power of both hemispheres was computed and the Asymmetry Relation Ratio (ARR) was calculated. From the calculation, individuals with relatively positive ratio shows more relax than the negative ratio.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:EEG, frontal alpha asymmetry, music therapy
Subjects:Q Science
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:28019
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:30 Aug 2012 04:49
Last Modified:07 Feb 2017 06:49

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