Mag. Mag. Manuela M. Marin, MSc


University Assistant (prae doc)

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

    Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
    (Simone de Beauvoir)

    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 to e-Book
  • 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


  • Teaching at IMC Krems in the coming winter term
    • looking forward to developing a course on social psychology for BA students in Business Administration
  • 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
    • successfully completed - thanks to everybody who made this work possible! Link to report
  • 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 to e-book and website
  • Meet my dedicated team of student assistants and research interns here! Link