It’s time to open your ears to world music: Commentary on Quan et al. (2022)
Keywords:world music, mental well-being, cross-cultural music studies
This is a commentary on Quan et al. (2022) about their paper on world music open earedness and functional uses of music in relationship with psychological and sociocultural adaptations in student sojourners in Australia. The strengths of the paper, including the significance of cross-cultural music research and its applications for mental well-being, are discussed. Additionally, comparing responses through control groups and providing clear definitions of “novel and unfamiliar” musical excerpts for future replications are suggested in more detail in this commentary.
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