Manuela M. Marin


University Assistant (prae doc)

MMag. phil., MSc

Contact Information


  • email

    manuela.marin (at) univie.ac.at

    manuela.marin (at) uibk.ac.at

  • office address

    Department of Psychology
    University of Innsbruck
    Maximilianstrasse 2, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria

  • Something to think about

    Do I love you because you're beautiful?
    Or are you beautiful because I love you?
    (Rodgers & Hammerstein II)

    Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
    cannot be trusted with important matters.
    (Albert Einstein)

Recent Publications


  • Luef, E. M., & Marin, M. M. (Eds.). (2018). The talking species: Perspectives on the evolutionary, neuronal and cultural foundations of language. Graz: Uni-Press Graz. Link
  • Marin, M. M. (2018). Speech processing in congenital amusia: A review of the literature and future directions. In E. M. Luef & M. M. Marin (Eds.), The talking species: Perspectives on the evolutionary, neuronal and cultural foundations of language (pp. 127-165). Graz: Uni-Press Graz.
  • Marin, M. M., & Leder, H. (2018). Exploring aesthetic experiences of females: Affect-related traits predict complexity and arousal responses to music and affective pictures. Personality and Individual Differences, 125, 80-90.
  • Marin, M. M., Schober, R., Gingras, B., & Leder, H. (2017). Misattribution of musical arousal increases sexual attraction towards opposite-sex faces in females. PLOS ONE, 12(9): e0183531. Link to OA article
  • Ogg, M., Sears, D., Marin, M. M., & McAdams, S. (2017). Psychophysiological indices of music-evoked emotions in musicians. Music Perception, 35(1), 38-59. Link to virtual issue of Music Perception and OA article
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Current projects and news


  • Music and sexual attraction
    • funded by the Tiroler Wissenschaftsförderung (01/2019-12/2019)
  • ProLehre project seminar on empirical aesthetics SS 2019
    • funded by the Vice-Rectorate of Student Affairs and Teaching
    • in cooperation with the Tiroler Landesmuseen and the Tiroler Landeskonservatorium
  • Book Edition
    • Luef, E. M., & Marin, M. M. (Eds.). (2018). The talking species: Perspectives on the evolutionary, neuronal and cultural foundations of language. Graz: Uni-Press Graz.
      This book includes 18 peer-reviewed chapters in 5 sections. Link
  • Looking forward to teach a course on "Music & Emotion" at
    Pädagogische Hochschule Wien on March 22!
  • My internship positions have been filled. I am not accepting any applications at the moment. Thank you.