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Advances in Neuroscience
Volume 2014, Article ID 482126, 9 pages
Research Article

The Effect of Simple Melodic Lines on Aesthetic Experience: Brain Response to Structural Manipulations

1Department of Neuroscience, Università di Parma, Via Volturno 39/E, 43100 Parma, Italy
2Department of Humanistic Studies, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Via Manzoni 8, 13100 Vercelli, Italy
3Associazione Cantabile, Via Campana 2, 10125 Turin, Italy
4Department of Philosophy, Università Degli Studi di Torino, Via Sant’Ottavio 20, 10125 Turin, Italy
5Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 20123 Milan, Italy

Received 20 June 2014; Revised 5 December 2014; Accepted 8 December 2014; Published 30 December 2014

Academic Editor: Notger G. Mueller

Copyright © 2014 Stefania Ferri et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

A depiction of the selected CAN melodies and altered (MOD) versions is presented in Supplementary Material (see Supplementary Material for the melodies score used in this study, available online at

  1. Supplementary Material