Impact of syncopation on the pleasure of music

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This reference is used to annotate "I would never send my kids to school" by Piotr Wozniak

While entropy was found to be a poor predictor of wanting to move and pleasure, the results showed that medium degrees of syncopation elicited the most desire to move and the most pleasure, particularly for participants who enjoy dancing to music. Hence, there is an inverted U-shaped relationship between syncopation, body-movement and pleasure, and syncopation seems to be an important structural factor in embodied and affective responses to groove

Title: Syncopation, Body-Movement and Pleasure in Groove Music

Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3989225/