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

    Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
    (Immanuel Kant)

    Doch Forschung strebt und ringt, ermüdend nie,
    Nach dem Gesetz, dem Grund, Warum und Wie.
    (J. W. von Goethe)

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.
  • 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. 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


  • Crossmodal perception: Emotion and complexity
    • Comparisons between the visual and musical domains
    • Behavioural, physiological, and computational methods
  • Social psychology of music
    • Sexual attraction and relationships
    • Altruism

  • 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.