Psychological Responses to Sound Stimuli: Joint Consideration of AAE Model and CV Model

Xi Chen
Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Japan

Toshifumi Sugiura
Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Japan

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Ingår i: KEER2014. Proceedings of the 5th Kanesi Engineering and Emotion Research; International Conference; Linköping; Sweden; June 11-13

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 100:122, s. 1465-1471

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Publicerad: 2014-06-11

ISBN: 978-91-7519-276-5

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


Psychological evaluation remains an important problem. Among the current objective methods; Anterior Asymmetry and Emotion model (AAE model) is widely accepted as a trait-related and state dependent measure. However; other inconsistent results suggested that the AAE model is more likely to reflect the motivational direction than the affective valence. Combination with another index to provide more credible evaluation is being considered. Comfort Vector model (CV model) proposed by Yoshida uses the characteristic of the frontal alpha wave fluctuations to evaluate the mood states from affective valence and arousal dimensions. In the present study; we evaluated the psychological responses to two kinds of sound (scary and soothing) in a group of eighteen healthy graduate students by AAE model as well as CV model. Then we discuss the relation between the results of these two models.


AAE model; alpha wave fluctuation; Comfort Vector model; sound stimulus


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