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

    Characterize people by their actions and you will never be fooled by their words.
    (Anonymous)

    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
  • On the radio: SWR2 Wissen, "Das Geheimnis der Partnerwahl: Konvention und Evolution", February 14, 2019, 8:30, CET, Link to Website
  • 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
  • BA ForschungspraktikantIn gesucht!
    • Ich suche ab März 2019 eine/n motivierte/n ForschungspraktikantIn (Pflichtpraktikum). Die Aufgabenbereiche umfassen das experimentelle Arbeiten in der Forschung - vom Datensammeln bis hin zur statistischen Auswertung. Bewerbungen sollten CV, Notenauszug und Motivationsschreiben enthalten. Ich freu mich von Ihnen zu hören!