Film music, Audio-visual Integration and Emotional Meaning

Book

Tan, S.-L., Cohen, A. J., Lipscomb, S.D.,  & Kendall, R. A. (Eds.).  (2013).  The Psychology of music in multimedia. Oxford, UK.: Oxford University Press.

Demo of the Congruence Association Model (CAM)

This narrated example is found on the OUP website to accompany my chapter on the model, and will provide useful support to other chapters and articles which describe or refer to the model.

Articles and Chapters

Cohen, A. J. (2013).  Film music and the unfolding narrative. In M. A. Arbib (Ed.), Language, musc and the brain. (173 - 201). Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 10, J. Lupp, series ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 978-0-262-01810-4.

Cohen, A. J., Lipscomb, S. D., Tan, S.-L., Kendall, R. A. (2013).  Introduction:  The psychology of music in multimedia. In Tan, S.-L., Cohen, A. J., Lipscomb, S. D.,  & Kendall, R. A. (Eds.). (2013).  The psychology of music in multimedia (pp. 1-13). Oxford, UK.: Oxford University Press.

Cohen, A. J. (2013). Congruence-Association Model of music and multimedia: Origin and evolution. In Tan, S.-L., Cohen, A. J., Lipscomb, S. D.,  & Kendall, R. A. (Eds.). (2013).  The psychology of music in multimedia (pp. 17-47). Oxford, UK.: Oxford University Press.

Tan, S.-L., Cohen, A. J., Lipscomb, S. D.,  & Kendall, R. A.  (2013).  Future research directions for music and sound in multimedia.  In Tan, S.-L., Cohen, A. J., Lipscomb, S. D.,  & Kendall, R. A. (Eds.). (2013).  The psychology of music in multimedia (pp. 391-405). Oxford, UK.: Oxford University Press.

Cohen, A. J. (2010).  Music as a source of emotion in film.  In P. Juslin & J. Sloboda (Eds). Handbook of Music and   Emotion (pp. 879-908). Oxford University Press (requested expansion and update on 2001 article). uncorrected proofs

Cohen, A. J. (2009). Music in performance arts:  Film, theatre and dance.  In S. Hallam, I. Cross, &  M. Thaut (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of music psychology (pp. 441-451).  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Cohen, A. J. (2005). How music influences the interpretation of film and Video: Approaches from experimental psychology. In R.A. Kendall & R. W. Savage (Eds.). Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology: Perspectives in Systematic Musicology, 12, 15-36.Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (2002). Music cognition and the cognitive psychology of film structure. Canadian Psychology, 43, 215-232. Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (2001). Music as a source of emotion in film. In Juslin P. & Sloboda, J. (Eds.). Music and emotion. (pp.249-272). Oxford: Oxford University Press.Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (2000). Film music: Perspectives from cognitive psychology. In J. Buhler, C. Flinn & D. Neumeyer (Eds.). Music and cinema (pp. 360-377). Hanover: Wesleyan Univ. Press. Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (1999). Functions of music in multimedia: A cognitive approach. In S.W. Yi (Ed.). Music, mind & science (pp.40-68). Seoul: Seoul University Press [invited]Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (1999). Musicology Alone? Review of Nicholas Cook's Analysis of Musical Multimedia. Oxford: Oxford University Press for Music Perception, 17, 247-260.Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (1994/ publication date 1996). Psychology of Musical Soundtracks. Psychomusicology. Vol. 13 (double issue, No. 1 and 2). Introduction + 7 articles, (170 pp). (guest editor)

Cohen, A. J. (1994). Introduction to the Special Volume on the Psychology of Film Music. Psychomus., 13 , 2-8.Download PDF

Bolivar, V., Cohen, A. J. & Fentress, J. (1994). Semantic and formal congruence and effects of film music. Psychomusicology, 13 , 28-59.Download PDF

Cohen, A.J. (1993). Associationism and musical soundtrack phenomena. Contemporary Music Review, 9 , 163-178.Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. (1990). Understanding musical soundtracks. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 111-124.Download PDF

Marshall, S., & Cohen, A. J. (1988). Effects of musical soundtracks on attitudes toward animated geometric figures. Music Perception, 6, 95-112.Download PDF

Cohen, A. J. & Szeto, K. (in revision). Children's auditory and visual integration in an emotional rating task.

Cohen, A. J., Bailey, B. V., Deacon, H., & MacIntyre, J. (in revision). Identification of emotion in English and French prosody.

Cohen, A. J. (in revision). Processing of music and film: Independence and integration. Memory & Cognition.

Encyclopedia Entry:

Cohen, A. J. (2009).  Audiovisual recording.  In  A. J. Mills, G. Durepos, & E. Wiebe (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Case Study Research. New York, NY: Sage.

 

Conference Proceedings

 Edited Proceedings Volume:

Cohen, A. J. & Moghrabi, C. (Eds) (2004).  Proceedings of the New Media Research Networks Conference, UPEI, March 2004. (150 pp).

Individual Articles published in Proceedings Volumes:

Cohen, A. J., MacMillan, K., & Drew, R. (2006).  The role of music, sound effects and speech on absorption in a film:  The Congruence-Associationist Model of media cognition. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Association, Halifax, 2006. Canadian  Acoustics, 34, 40-41.

Cohen, A. J. (2002). Institute for Interdisciplinary research in Culture, Multimedia, Technology, and Cognition (CMTC). Proc. of Ann. Meeting. Can. Acoustical Assoc., Canadian Acoustics, 30, 154-155.

Cohen, A. J. (1999). Music serves as a vehicle in multimedia contexts. Proceedings of the joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the European Acoustical Society. (Available on CD-Rom).

Cohen, A. J. (1998). The functions of music in multimedia: A cognitive approach. Proc. 5th International conference on music perception and cognition. 5ICMPC, Seoul, 13-20.

Conference Abstracts (not listed elsewhere, e.g., in proceedings):

Cohen, A. J. (Aug., 2000). How music helps us understand film experience. 6th International Conference for the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Keele.

Cohen, A. J. (June, 2000). Munsterberg's Photoplay and the psychology of film and film music. Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). [co-author withdrew].

Cohen , A. J., Bailey, B. V., Deacon, H., & MacIntyre, J. (1999). Identification of emotion in English and French prosody. Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, June. Canadian Psychologist, 40, p. 66.

Cohen, A. J., Chipman, K. & McKenna, A. (1998). Identification of human vocal emotion. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Association. Ottawa.

Cohen, A. J. (Nov. 1995). Drawing connections between language and film-music. Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association Annual Meeting. Charlottetown.

Bolivar, V., Cohen, A. J. & Fentress, J. (August, 1993). Effects of semantic and formal congruency of film and music on film interpretation. 7th International Congress on Event Perception and Action. Vancouver.

Cohen, A. J. (August, 1993). Film music communication. American Psychological Association. Toronto. Division 46, Media Psychology

Cohen, A. J. & Dunphy, D. (May, 1990). Musical and visual processing in film. Canadian Psychological Association, Canadian Psychology, 31, 220.

Finley, A. & Cohen, A. J. (Oct., 1989) Perceived urgency of auditory warnings from hospital monitors. Canadian Acoustical Association Annual Meeting, Canadian Acoustics, 17.

Cohen, A.J. (June, 1989). How melodies influence meaning of dynamic visual displays. In A. J. Cohen (Coordinator) Symposium on Recent developments in music cognition: Processing of internal and external relations. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Halifax. Canadian Psychologist, 30, 343.

Cohen, A.J., Trehub, S.E., Guerriero, L., & Marshall, S.K. (May, 1985). Music and meaning. Acoustical Society of America, Austin Texas (also presented at the Computer Systems research Institute seminar, University of Toronto). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77, Suppl. 1, S90.

Cohen, A.J. (1983). Music and metaphor. Worshop on metaphor (Organizer with John Kennedy). Scarborough College, University of Toronto.

Translation:

*Cohen, A. J.( 2008).  (in Japanese).  Music as a source of emotion in film.  In P. Juslin & J. Sloboda (Eds.).  Music and emotion.(pp. 245-268).  Oxford: Oxford University Press. In K. Ohgushi (trans).  Tokyo:  Seishin Shobo (originally published 2001).